James Bay 'Let It Go' by Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen
Singer-songwriter James Bay - winner of the Critic's Choice Award at this year's Brits and touted as the Next Big Thing – has prompted the welcome return to music videos of Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen, the Danish director who made a big impact with his sensitively handled mini-dramas in videos for When Saints Go Machine (which won an MVA in 2011), Rhye and others.
For the most part, the video for Let It Go is more about atmosphere than narrative, as the troubadour from Hitchin appears lost in his thoughts while a fire spreads in the house around him. But that sense of drama flares in the final minute of the video, as James leaves the blazing house to join a girl in a car, and reveal a snapshot of their uneasy relationship.
|Production Company||NEW LAND|
|Producer||Line Sander Egede|
|Executive Producer||Thor Brammer Jacobsen|
|Executive Producer||Katie Dolan|
|1st AD||Ves Møller Rasmussen|
|Director of Photography||Mattias Rudh|
|Art Director||Nanna Rosenfeldt-olsen|
|Editing company||Trim Editing|
|Grading company||Company 3|
|Post production company||Company 3|
|Post Producer||Dana Bloder|
|VFX||Philip Prahl @ Ghost Vfx|
|SFX Pyro Technician||Lars K Andersen, Carl Oscar Højmark, Mark Hedegaard, Anders Nylander|
|Location Manager||Mikkel Schiller|
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