Cat Velez - 1st Apr 2015

Folk-pop band Flight Brigade's new video for Housefire, by Seth Baines and Pascal Hughes, sets husband-and-wife band members Oliver and Miriam Baines in the depths of Welsh countryside, to tell the story of a girl who runs from the haunting presence of her past.

It's imaginatively shot, with spectacular aerial camerawork, and time-lapse photography of Oliver, Miriam and other members of the band who make up the cast of this visualisation of an impressively anthemic song.

It also follows Flight Brigade's impressive stop-motion animated video for Sirens (directed by Simon Roberts), set in an imaginary forest, and visual and thematic parallels can be noticed between the videos: forebidding tone, expansive settings, aerial shots, and the angst-ridden characters, dwarfed by their surroundings, attempting to run away... 

Credits

DirectorPascal Hughes
DirectorSeth Baines
Aerial PhotographyIan Hunter
Aerial PhotographyOllie Denny
CompingNick D'aguiar
EditorSeth Baines
LocationPascal Hughes
Director of PhotographySeth Baines
Other creditsCast: Oliver Baines, Dorry Macaulay, Jonny Barker, Thomas Pink, Tom Clay, Neil Blandford and Miriam Baines.

Cat Velez - 1st Apr 2015

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