David Knight - 9th Nov 2015

Artist and filmmaker George Wu makes a rare return to music videos with a delightful video for Domino band New Build's Luminous Freedom, that combines a stately visual look in the style of the Dutch masters - created by Wu collaborating with still life photographer John Short – with an excellent comedic idea.

And it also offers an enjoyable little mental test for the viewer: just combine the image with the subtitle to come up with a famous name. A video that definitely falls into the 'Has this been done before, and if not, why not?' category.


DirectorGeorge Wu
ProducerGeorge Wu
1st ADNicky Francis
Director of PhotographyJohn Short
2nd ACJason Weidner
Art DirectorLaura Fulmine
EditorGeorge Wu
EditorDave Slade
Editing companyNexus Productions
ColouristTareq Kubaisi
Grading companyRaised By Wolves
Director's RepresentationNexus Productions
LabelSunday Best Recordings
Other creditsStudio: DIT: Vitor Marques DOP Assistent: Ben Reeves Locations: Cinematography: Diana Olifirova Typography: Valerio Di Lucente Based On An Original Idea Created With Darren Wall. Special Thanks For Beccy McCray, Judy HIll And Nexus Productions

David Knight - 9th Nov 2015

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