David Knight - 6th Jan 2015

The lovely idea firing Federico Urdaneta's video for Cheatahs' Controller is the deeply intellectual conversation between two young schoolgirl friends as they do normal early-teenage stuff. It's a philosophical discussion on the meaning of life, and likelihood of the afterlife, delivered via subtitles in well-rounded phrases, as they ponder gravestones, and play video games and the disco dance machine at the local amusement arcade.  

And it's a conceit, that 12 year old girls think brilliantly about big issues of life and death, that is almost possible to believe. It would never work with boys.

Credits

DirectorFederico Urdaneta
ProducerDavo McConville
Production CompanyHuman
Director of PhotographyJeremy Valender
GafferMaarten Alexander
Casting directorDawnie Stevens @ Bizzykidz
Editing companyHuman
ColouristFaith Millin
Grading companyP.G. Commercial
Post production companyHuman
Other creditsAdditional Writing: Lucia Pietroiusti / James Wignall Cast: Jessica Rose and Mylan Ly

David Knight - 6th Jan 2015

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