David Knight - 5th Feb 2016

Thomas Knights' video for Pandora Drive's Unoriginal Sin is the opening part of an ambitious short film/music video project accompanying the band's concept album that explores the allure of the underworld, and the darkness of addiction. 

Each video is a chapter in the story of Alice – played by actress and model Pip Phillips – a girl desperate to escape her ‘perfect’ life for something just a bit more dangerous. In this stylish first episode she acquires her first taste of the city's strange, thrilling underbelly - and begins to slip into the vortex...

THOMAS KNIGHTS:

"Unoriginal Sin is our first music video for Pandora Drive - the start of a series of connected short films following the story of Alice - a girl desperate to escape her perfect life for something more dangerous. It's a story personal to me, exploring themes of escapism and addiction in 21st century city life."

Watch 'Pandora Drive 'Unoriginal Sin' by Thomas Knights' here

Credits

DirectorThomas Knights
ProducerThomas Knights
ProducerLiz Kessler
Director of PhotographyMarek Wesolowski
Art DirectorMike Adler
HairKieron Lavine
Make-upMichelle Webb
EditorPaul Moth
ColouristOisín O'Driscoll
Grading companyThe Mill
PostManuel Molla

David Knight - 5th Feb 2016

Related Content

video

Wzrd Yoshi 'De Nada' by XIPHI

New directing duo XIPHI - that's Melody Maker and Lauren Van Veen – have created an atmospheric showcase for Wzrd Yoshi's De Nada, set in a flat in a London tower block of …

David Knight - 21st Mar 2017

video

TW Walsh 'Monterrey' by Henry Kaplan

Henry Kaplan's brilliant video for TW Walsh explores the trials of being a teenager in love in a time before instant communication (in this case, 1992).

Luke Bather - 20th Feb 2017

video

Girl Band 'In Plastic' by Bob Gallagher

Dublin-based director Bob Gallagher has made several videos for the Irish noise-rockers Girl Band, their intense sound providing an apt soundtrack to his strangely compelling, …

David Knight - 8th July 2016

Latest News