Cat Velez - 27th July 2015

The Force is strong in Ellie Goulding and Tarrus Riley as they unleash their electro-magnetic powers in an all-American diner, in the thoroughly entertaining video for Major Lazer's Powerful, directed by James Slater.

This is a very well-crafted piece of musical comedy/drama, with a touch of the superhero blockbuster, as Ellie and Tarrus realise their electrified love lives have a physical manifestation - which leads them to let their new powers go their heads and perform an impressive feat of telekinesis on the freaked-out diner waitress. But who hasn't ever wanted to do that? 

PRO Credits


DirectorJames Slater
ProducerChanse Fyffe
Production CompanyMy Accomplice
Executive ProducerHannah Clark
Director of PhotographyJack Wilkinson
Focus PullerAdam Feeney
GafferAlex Edyvean
Art DirectorMikey Hollywood
Hair & Make-upNatasha Lawes
EditorJames Slater
ColouristToby Tomkins
Director's RepresentationLas Bandas Be Brave
CommissionerJane Third

Cat Velez - 27th July 2015

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