Daniel Sannwald directs a visually striking promo for Flohio.
Kelela 'A Message' by Daniel Sannwald
Kelela has us under her spell throughout A Message, her latest promo directed by Daniel Sannwald (the man behind i-D's frenetic visuals for M.I.A.'s Y.A.L.A.) and shot by Jake Scott. The video commands our attention through its staccato of poignant, slow-stuttering beats paired with the gripping, intimate portraiture of Kelela's performance.
In the video, Sannwald plays with light and bathes Kelela in hues of red, purple and black representing the stage that comes before lust, the darker realisation of love. Capturing the moment Kelela cuts off her trademark dreadlocks, the video ends with the LA-based singer-songwriter being transformed into an animation manga-style character, created and directed by Fantasista Utamaro.
A Message is taken from her forthcoming EP Hallucinogen, produced by music wunderkind Arca.
|Director of Photography||Jake Scott|
|Post production company||Studio Private|
|Line Producer||Mélodie Buchris|
|1st AD||Fabrice Jeandemange|
|Focus Puller||David Reinhard|
|2nd AC||Roxanne Perrot|
|Key Grip||José Gomes|
|Lighting Board Operator||Philippe Amblard|
|Character Design||Yusuke Kozaki|
|Post FX||Studio Private|
|Head of Music Video||Danielle Bennison-Brown|
|Senior Video Commissioning Editor||Jack Robinson|
|Head Of Production||Fiona Scott|
|Production Manager||Tiwirayi Magwenzi|
|Associate Producer||Declan Higgins|
|Production Coordinator||Tom Ivin|
|Other credits||Head of Creative: Bunny Kinney|
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