Cat Velez - 27th Mar 2015

In this stunning live performance video shot all in one take, James Willis captures Denai Moore singing No Light, from her upcoming LP Elsewhere

Fittingly, it's expertly and minimally lit, conjuring up a mournful atmosphere. At first, Denai is shrouded in darkness as she performs alone. Then, as the song gains momentum, other musicians slowly come into view with their added layers of sound.

Proving that simplicity can be very powerful – when the song is as good as this one – James Willis fully commits to the theme of darkness as no performer is ever fully visible, including Denai herself. 

PRO Credits


DirectorJames Willis
ProducerDrew O'Neill
Director of PhotographyJames Rhodes
Production AssistantJake Flowers
CommissionerJane Third
SteadicamEmilio Schlappi
Focus PullerLuke Cairns
2nd ACBen Marshall
SparkKai Blamey
SoundMark Scurr
EditorAnna Meller
ColouristPaul @ My Brother Bob
Hair & Make-upJess Cheetham
StylistHannah McLoughlin
RunnerKatie Denman

Cat Velez - 27th Mar 2015

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