Cat Velez - 15th July 2015

Declan Whitebloom has delivered this well-executed, inspirational video for Jess Glynne's punchy power anthem Don't Be So Hard On Yourself.

It tracks the story of a teenager who is down on his luck, having to relocate to a new neighbourhood and school after his father passes away. A picture on his bedside table reveals his father was a drummer a defining skill that inspires the sullen boy to follow in his footsteps.

He's got a long way to go before he can prove himself worthy to join the drumline at his new school... But the boy demonstrates that with a little guidance, a solid work ethic paired with a can-do attitude can go a long way. And he doesn't have to deal with an evil teacher, as in Whiplash... 

Watch 'Jess Glynne 'Don't Be So Hard On Yourself' by Declan Whitebloom' here

Credits

DirectorDeclan Whitebloom
ProducerAna De Diego
Production CompanyBlack Dog Films
Executive ProducerKatie Dolan
Production ManagerCindy Lu
1st ADChad Nicholson
Director of PhotographyJackson Hunt
2nd ACSteven Doyle
GafferBrandon Musselman
Art DirectorKai Boydell
WardrobeErika Frank
Hair & Make-upArmee Jacob
Executive ProducerMelinda Kelly
EditorDeclan Whitebloom
Lead actorMain Boy: Jordan Humpries Mother: Erika Bowman Dad: Clarke Peters
Director's RepresentationMartin Roker at Black Dog Films
CommissionerDan Curwin
LabelAtlantic Records

Cat Velez - 15th July 2015

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