David Knight - 9th Jan 2015

Fred Scott - one half of the directing duo Fred & Nick – has gone solo in creating this fascinating promo for rising talent Benjamin Clementine's Nemesis. It fuses the Benjamin's charismatic performance with the story of a man facing his demons - and dealing with it in a surprising way.  

Dream logic applies as Fred combines the cinematic and theatrical within a dark space, and things unfold in an unpredictable fashion. The man, apparently trapped in a room, is confronted by a brick wall, and then confronts the complex relationship with the woman in his life - only resolved when the man takes a journey all the way back to Benjamin and his piano...

Credits

DirectorFred Scott
ProducerOre Okonedo
Production CompanyPulse Films
Executive ProducerZak Razvi
Production ManagerCharlie Jones
1st ADGrant Sandy Phillips
Director of PhotographyJonas Mortensen
Focus PullerRoss Onions
Camera AssistantGraham Watson
SteadicamTom Walden
GafferAndy McBrearty
Production designerAnna Rhodes
Assistant Art DirectorAsh Dando
Art Department AssistantLouis Ruscombe-King
PropsJason Bradley
ChoreographerHolly Blakey
Make-upEmily Bilverstone
StylistAimee Croysdill
EditorBilly Mead
Editing companyTenThree
ColouristRichard Fearon
Grading companyMPC
VFXAdam Crocker
Post ProducerEdwin Elkington
Post production companyMPC
Casting directorAisha Walters
Other creditsCast: Anton Saunders, Penelope Ivy Special Thanks: One Stop Films, Panalux & 3 Mills

David Knight - 9th Jan 2015

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