Cat Velez - 5th Oct 2015

Serkan Nihat has created this visually inventive homage to the B-Movie and film noir for The Family Monroe's song Bridges, inspired by Turkish versions of some Hollywood classics.

Regarding the various in-camera effects he employed in the video, Nihat explains: "The lyrics were quite poetic so rather than making the video visually literal I decided to approach it in a more abstract and visceral way using imagery and symbolism, and creating mood and emotion through specific colour choices.

"I myself had a very keen interest in Turkish versions of classic Hollywood films of the 70's and 80's, so I used that as my B-Movie reference. The use of double exposure, broken glass and step printing was to signify the erratic nature and fragility of the relationship in the song."

Credits

DirectorSerkan Nihat
ProducerOriana Orthinari
Production CompanyFlat Cap Films
Executive ProducerKyran Speirs
Director of PhotographyDavid Wyatt
Focus PullerDan Dimartino
GafferLaurie Bowles
Art DirectorSerkan Nihat
HairJohn Harte
Make-upNadide Nihat
EditorSerkan Nihat
Editing company16oz Studios
ColouristMichael Lindsay
Post production company16oz Studios
LabelIan Dowling @ This Much Talent.
DITCharlie Perera
StillsLuana Burton Martignon

Cat Velez - 5th Oct 2015

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