Cat Velez - 17th June 2015

Zedd's Beautiful Now video directed by Jodeb is "the story of five people flirting with life and death in insidious ways."

Indeed, the video, which was shot over six days in Guatemala and six days in Czech Republic, is a snapshot of a moment in five individuals' lives, each from a different background, evoking heightened, intense emotions.

Happiness, joy, desperation, love, fear, anger, and resignation are all contained within the clip, expressing the joy and pain of human, mortal experience. It's quite a ride, and quite an achievement.

Credits

DirectorJodeb
Director of PhotographyKristof Brandl
ProducerJamee Ranta
1st ACNicholas Kramer
EditorJodeb
ColouristJodeb
Executive ProducerGeoff McLean
Production CompanyVision Film Co
Production ServicesThe Bigger Picture Pictures (Guatemala)
Production ServicesStillking Films (Prague)
Other creditsCast (in order of appearance): Emmaline, murderer girl (CZ): Katerina Vintrova Blair, mountain man (GT): Luis Eduardo Escobedo Gowans Hernian, young man (GT): Luiiziitoo Saantay Isaac, young thug (CZ): Anton Zaslavski Audrey, "suicidal" girl (CZ): Tereza Sindelarova Guatemala team: Fixer/1st AD: Gg Craft Services: Louisa Aguilar Volcano Expedition Leader: Julio Rolando Menchu Production assistant/2nd AC: Eeko Production assistant: Bob Trimper Prague team: Executive producer: Lida Ortungova Production manager: Michal 'Red' Cerveny 1st AD: Petr 'Olmic' Olma Location Manager: Josef Hanukik Art Director: Patrik Riegl Make Up: Veronika Vandasova Styling: Tereza Dvorakova, Kacena Kovarikova

Cat Velez - 17th June 2015

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