Cat Velez - 28th Apr 2015

Documentary and music video director Danilo Parra has delivered this stylish video for Coastal Love, for up-and-coming British duo Honne. It's a lovely, surreal music video that involves smuggling, fashion models, and sea slugs.

Shot by Kate Arizmendi, its a crisply photographed, somewhat unconventional love story involving a strange, black-market transaction of the extraordinary sea-bottom-dwelling creature known as the nudibranch.

DANILO PARRA:

"Coastal Love was Inspired by a documentary Hamilton Morris and I worked on for Vice about the black market abalone trade in South Africa, mixed in with inspirations from the beautiful imagery at the recent NY fashion week that I documented for Vogue.com. I pull a lot of my storytelling inspirations from the documentary projects that I work on." 

Watch 'Honne 'Coastal Love' by Danilo Parra' here

Credits

DirectorDanilo Parra
Director of PhotographyKate Arizmendi
ProducerShelley Cheung
Executive ProducerNatalie Arnett
Production CompanyUntitled
Production CompanyAnchor Light
Model makerOwen Bissex
Post production companyCompany 3
Grading companyJamie O'Bradovich
StylistGina Nigido Lander
GafferGeoff Taylor
1st ACChevy Anderson
Key GripTrevor Wilson
2nd ACKyle Forbes
Director's AssistantKatie Salisbury
Art DirectionJosh Goldsmith
DITAndrew White
Production AssistantJosh Eisenberg
CommissionerShadeh Smith
LabelAtlantic
Director's RepresentationUntitled

Cat Velez - 28th Apr 2015

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