David Knight - 8th Dec 2014

Belgian director Olivier 'Hero' Dressen gave himself quite a challenge in making his video for Guts' Want It Back. He went to both Paris and Shanghai to tell a story about 5 year old kids who want to take over the world from the adults. 

So we see a teeny wannabe mogul organising the mega-expansion of Happy Bear Corp in China, mini-cops and candy-pushers, and shopfloor workers - all finding its probably easier staying in kindergarden, and playing with teddy bears...

Hero's ambitious yet charming approach was inspired by the Studio School Voices children's choir recorded by Steve Addabbo and Bob Power at Shelter Island Sound in New York to accompany the track's lead singer Patrice Bart-Williams.

Credits

DirectorOlivier Hero Dressen
ProducerLuca Buzas
ProducerOlivier Hero Dressen
Production CompanyWww.studiosupreme.tv
Executive ProducerStanley Yang
Production ManagerOlivier Hero Dressen
1st ADRichard Chung
Director of PhotographyKevin Wen
Art DirectorOlivier Hero Dressen
Art DirectorLuca Buzas
WardrobeLuca Buzas
HairZhang Xue
Make-upZhang Xue
EditorVincent Ba
EditorOlivier Hero Dressen
Editing companyWww.designhero.tv
ColouristOlivier Hero Dressen
Grading companyWww.designhero.tv
Post production companyWww.designhero.tv
Post ProducerOlivier Hero Dressen
VFXOlivier Hero Dressen
LabelHeavenly Sweetness
Other creditsCasting Director : Ariel Sheng First Assistant : Vincent Bao Director Second Unit (Paris) : Philippe Carron DOP Second Unit (Paris) : Marco Vieira Production Executive : Www.thefrenchfries.com CAST Main Actor (Patrice Young) : Kylell Leathers Secretary / Student : Océane Office Boy / Boss : Mao Dou Student Boy : Cui Jian Student Boy : Mickael Student Girl : Roselyn Patrice : Patrice Bart-Williams

David Knight - 8th Dec 2014

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