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Cat Velez - 26th May 2015

In this charming video for Alesso's Sweet Escape directed by M-I-E, everyday traffic sign figures reveal their hidden secret life, coming alive at night when we’re not looking.

It's a simple, sweet love story of two figures (a Red 'Stop' guy and a Green 'Go' girl) during their exciting night out on the town - starting at an underground rave, then stealing into the night to find the best view of the city lights.

Allessandro Lindblad - aka Alesso - and Amy Thomson came up with the story, and the British animation team, following up their recent video for Culture Shock's City Lights, have brought a winning idea very impressively to life, particularly with the sensitively-animated characters that draw the viewer into this delightful little tale. 

Credits

DirectorM-I-E
Production CompanyGood Egg
Executive ProducerJohn Hassay
Line ProducerZach Kamen
Director of PhotographyRob Witt
EditorDominic Seymour
Editing companyTenThree
CompositorRichard Payne
CompositorJohn L. Wilkinson
3D AnimatorRob Phillips
3D AnimatorBea Ujj
3D AnimatorKevin O'Shea
2D AnimationThomas Knowler
DesignerYukai Du
ColouristSimone Grattarola
Grading companyTime Based Arts
Sound designSound Smiths
WriterAmy Thomson
WriterAllessandro Lindblad
Artist managementAmy Thomson
LabelDef Jam Records

Cat Velez - 26th May 2015

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