David Knight - 21st Oct 2014

For New Zealand alt-popster Tom Lark, Sam Kristofski has lovingly recreated and gently spoofed the late 60s of swinging London in Auckland - inspired by a rock n roll movie classic, shooting on 16mm on old film stock, and then adding a few touches of period sci-fi silliness for extra fun. Very cool.

SAM KRISTOFSKI:

"The main inspiration was obviously Jean Luc Godards Sympathy For the Devil and the studio the Olympic Studios in London around the late 60's but I added my own style to it and threw in some extra fictional elements.

"We shot it over two days on a Arri SR2 16mm camera with all expired film stock, some dating back to 1983, so I had no idea if some of the footage was even going to turn out, but that made the film making process a lot of fun and post super exciting."

Credits

DirectorSamuel Kristofski
ProducerDan Higgins
Director of PhotographyKieran Fowler
Focus PullerAlan Waddingham
GafferPablo Stevens
Art DirectorBrant Fraser
WardrobeKylie Cook
HairTommy Stayton
Make-upEllen Galle
EditorSamuel Kristofski
ColouristDavid Mclaren
Grading companyColorspace
VFXMike Robinson
LabelUniversal

David Knight - 21st Oct 2014

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