Cat Velez - 13th Oct 2015

Petite Meller's breakthrough hit with Baby Love came with a memorable video shot in Kenya featuring dancing schoolchildren and a pair of giraffes. It was the first exposure to Meller's bizarrely cutesy persona for many, but it actually was just the latest in a series of collaborations with the directors Asaf T. Mann and Napoleon Habeica. 

And now the video for her new single, Barbaric, has the Parisian alt-pop starlet collaborating with the duo again, and following along the same visual language. It's another of Meller's 'voyage videos' - and this time set in Miami. The tight-knit crew, involving stylist Nao Koyabu – who work closely in developing all aspects of Meller’s videos from the original treatment to the casting, the location and the overall look and feel of each piece – hit Miami's retirement communities, ArtDeco facades, and golf courses - with 'cannibalistic' dance moves! 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorAsaf T. Mann
DirectorNapoleon Habeica
ProducerJonny Kight
Production CompanyMindsEye
Executive ProducerMax Yeoman
1st ADWill Jasper
Director of PhotographyKevin Hayden
GafferSean Holton
Art DirectorDesiree Lavalette
EditorOrnit Levy
ColouristTal Aaltuch
Lead actorThe Residents Of Five Star Premier
Lead actorG-star School
Lead actorIndependence Hall
CommissionerTamara Brooks
LabelIsland Records
2nd ADPatrick Hansen
Assistant ProducerDiane Ambrogio
StylistNao Koyabu
1st ACJonathan Franklin
Other creditsFlorida Line Producer: Nicole Rodrigues Artist Glam: Adam Livermore

Cat Velez - 13th Oct 2015

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