David Knight - 12th May 2016

Saam Farahmand's second video for ex-Klaxon James Righton's new project Shock Machine transforms Righton into a fire- and storm-bringing silhouette, capable of stirring and harnessing the elements.

It's a development from Saam's video for the eponymous Shock Machine debut, which was inspired by artist Angus Fairhurst's absent human cutouts. And it also touches on that cosmic quality of some of Saam's videos for the Klaxons, itself influenced by that awesome 70s mini-film for The Jacksons' Can You Feel It.

And a lovely job by Tom Lindsay, for his 'audio-visual assembly and composition'.

Credits

Creative DirectorSaam Farahmand
EditorTom Lindsay
Executive ProducerLaura Holmes
Director of PhotographyJack Exton
Other creditsArt & Research Roxanne Farahmand Photography Assist: Rob @ SNAP Studio: Hannah @ SNAP Movement Direction: Ryan Chappell Additional Texture: Ian Berry @ The Mill Special thanks: Haylley Lindsay, Reece Ewing, Ian Berry, Hannah and all at SNAP studios, Ros & Molly at Laura Holmes Production, Harriet Cawley & Fouad at Trim.

David Knight - 12th May 2016

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