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David Knight - 25th Nov 2015

Here's a remarkable achievement by Darcy Prendergast and Xin Li at Melbourne-based Oh Yeah Wow. The video for The Jezabels' Come Alive is the animated story of a woman being chased by a horde of torch-bearing men, and facing a terrible fate - created in oil paint on glass, and animated frame by frame.

The beautiful painterly effect is akin to a watching a moving painting, and there are hints of the work of great artists, including Goya and Turner, and then the epic cataclysms of John Martin, in how the story develops. In its way, something of a masterpiece...

Credits

DirectorDarcy Prendergast
DirectorXin Li
Production CompanyOh Yeah Wow

David Knight - 25th Nov 2015

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