Aquilo 'Calling Me' by Davis Silis
Davis Silis has delivered a heart-rending video for Aquilo's track Calling Me, about a young man who faces the hardships of being bullied, and also facing rejection in the very place where he feels most comfortable.
With a story that plays out like an older Billy Elliott set in East London, it leads to an empowering and beautiful final sequence, with the boy finding the strength within himself to dismiss the haters in his own way.
"The narrative impulse behind Calling Me was immediate. A story familiar to us all. There’s a vulnerability we all face growing up. Grappling with who you are, who you want to become. You're driven by instinct as much as reacting to what’s going on around you. What others think of you. And that’s the battle we’ve all had to fight.
"This video takes a direct perspective. What it’s like to be unsure - of your personality, your creativity, your sexuality, all of it. And the only way through it is to embrace who you are. To not let yourself be defined by what others think of you, but what you yourself believe in. So our protagonist discovers how to disarm the hostility around him; he stays strong, he holds his head high, and finally accepts who he is, even if others can’t. Because it all starts with you."
|Production Company||Bullion Productions|
|Executive Producer||Hannah Gracie|
|1st AD||Kerry Green|
|Director of Photography||James Blann|
|Focus Puller||Michael Hobdell|
|2nd AC||Jomar O'Meally|
|Production Assistant||Jake Flowers|
|Art Director||Joe Fitz-gerald|
|Hair & Make-up||Chloe Edwards|
|Director's Representation||OB Management|
The safety and warmth of a cocoon gets flipped on its head in Davis Silis' new video for Milky Chance.
Here's someone you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley. Davis Silis's excellent video for Circa Waves' Young Chasers is all about a girl with a temper you could only describe as …
In his second video for Jones, Davis Silis captures the singer's mesmerizing performance of Melt by employing a distinctive split-image technique allied with a constantly rotating …
Rob Jelley keeps it basic and appropriately contained for his performance video of young rock outfit Crowns' Four Walls. https://www.youtube.com/watchv=skT9wQCHA7o
Cinelab London, the UK's only full-service film laboratory and digital dailies facility, has …
Bullion Productions' producer Joel Spencer has been promoted to Head of Music and Branded …
The new episode of The Promonews Podcast: Talking Music Videos - our series of conversations …
The first round of judging in the Best Video and the Technical Achievement categories at …
The deadline to vote in the first round of judging at the UK Music Video Awards 2021 is fast …
While first round voting on many of the categories at this year's UK Music Video Awards continues, …