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David Knight - 17th Aug 2015

FKA twigs' new EP M3LL155X features five songs, four of which - Figure 8, I'm Your Doll, In Time and Glass & Patron - are accompanied by a video directed by twigs herself, that come together to form a single continuous 16 minute film. 

As the last of the four, for Glass & Patron, was released as part of the 2015 YouTube Music Awards back in March, the collected videos in M3LL155X puts that final chapter into context. And as a whole, its a big statement on the birth of creativity - involving sex, pregnancy, pain, and ultimately liberation.

It's an intense experience, with memorable imagery - and elements of humour –  as twigs' work as a director blossoms in tandem with her work as a artist-performer. That's already been recognised at this year's MTV VMAs, where her self-directed video Pendulum is nominated, together with the Nabil-directed video for Two Weeks. And she has just directed seven dance performance films for the Manchester International Festival – part of her residency there last month - which should be released later in the year.

Watch 'FKA twigs 'M3LL155X' by FKA twigs' here

Credits

DirectorFKA Twigs
ProducerMorgan Clement
ProducerDom Thomas
Production CompanyAcademy/A+
Director of PhotographyBen Fordesman
Director of PhotographyManuel Claro
SteadicamThomas English
Production designerJames Hatt
1st ADMark McPadden
Director's AssistantImogen Snell
StylistKaren Clarkson
HairSoichi Inagaki
HairRoku Roppongi
Make-upNaoko Scintu
Movement DirectorAaron Sillis
EditorJulia Knight
VFXLewis Saunders @ One Of Us
VFXJihoon Yoo
Post production companyElectric Theatre Collective
ColouristHoumam Abdallah
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
LabelYoung Turks
Focus PullerMike Linforth
Other creditsTECHNICAL SUPERVISOR: Dave Bullivant (Figure 8/I’m Your Doll/In Time) NAILS: Imarni / Sharmadean Reid

David Knight - 17th Aug 2015

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