Cat Velez - 5th Feb 2016

Hector Dockrill has taken an honest, doc-style approach to his performance video for London R&B singer-songwriter Ray Blk. Shot in South London by Deepa Keshvala, the video provides a portrait of Ray and her crew, capturing their style and attitude, as well as their hairstylist and kebab shop of choice. 

HECTOR DOCKRILL:

"We wanted to make a video to introduce Ray, her crew and her world in an honest light. I also wanted to do it in a way that hasn't really been seen before with a group of young women in London, so I figured that turning the 'hood video' on it's head could be an interesting approach.

"Ray's girls did most of the work for us - they're all strong, arresting young women and didn't need much direction. We switched to a more abstract set-up towards the end to elevate it from being a purely docu-style video and Naomi Richardsons styling was the icing on the cake."

PRO Credits

Credits

Art DirectorFelix Joseph
DirectorHector Dockrill
Production CompanyBark Films
Director of PhotographyDeepa Keshvala
2nd ACWill Carr
GafferBen Dowlman-bolwes
ProducerPenny Gabriel
WardrobeNaomi Richardson
WardrobeVioletta Kassapi
Make-upMaria Asadi
EditorMelissa Geczy
Editing companyMarshall Street Editors
ColouristJason Wallis

Cat Velez - 5th Feb 2016

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