Cat Velez - 17th Sept 2015

Oscar Sansom goes for a simple but striking approach for Newton Faulkner's new video, launching the artist's new album Human Love.

It sees a stripped-back, emotional performance from Newton Faulkner singing his cover of Major Lazor's Get Free. As Newton starts lopping off great chunks of his signature red dreadlocks the camera sweeps around him to examine the procedure in detail. 

The emotion playing out on his face ranges from fear to pain to surprise, and definitely some exhilaration as the pile of hair grows. Finally coming to rest on his sharp new look, a wry smile suggests Newton is back and ready to surprise us. 

PRO Credits


DirectorOscar Sansom
ProducerBeth Allan
Production CompanyForest Of Black
Director of PhotographyIan Forbes
Focus PullerJake McLean
2nd ACBen Hoy
GafferSol Saihati
WardrobeIhunna Iberendu
HairCinta Miller
Make-upGemma Aldous
EditorOscar Sansom
ColouristBen Mullen
Grading companySerious Facilities
CommissionerFaye Purcell
LabelBmg Rights Management
SteadicamMike Scott
RiggerSteve Daly
LightingGenki McClure
RunnerCharlotte Hill

Cat Velez - 17th Sept 2015

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