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David Knight - 24th May 2016

Ed Sayers' film for Speech Debelle's song Terms & Conditions is an unusual hybrid between short drama with elements of documentary and a proper music video with a heavy theatrical slant. The latter aspect is not surprising as it was made in association with the legendary Royal Court Theatre.

British hip-hop artist and poet Debelle meets with actress Georgina Campbell (Murdered By My Boyfriend), who ushers her through a secret door into the Royal Court itself, for a session of improvised workshopping, which morphs into Speech Debelle's real one-off show at the theatre last summer.

The song itself explores toxic relationships, and Speech Debelle explains that in the film Georgina Campbell performs the role of her alter-ego. And this works because the singer and the actress have a palpable onscreen chemistry.

"We go back and forth like tennis and, although it’s another person, it’s really reflecting a relationship I had with myself," says Debelle. "Ed came up with the idea of us mirroring, which features throughout the video. We wanted it to be as though you can’t tell what’s reality and what’s fantasy."


DirectorEd Sayers
ProducerChanse Fyffe
Production CompanySeven Productions
Executive ProducerEd Sayers / Lucy Davies / Speech Debelle / Eben Bolter
1st ADDani Castro
Director of PhotographyEben Bolter
Focus PullerAJ Golesworthy
2nd ACRussel Torode
GafferAaron Walters
Art DirectorAgnieszka Debska
WardrobeEmma Slade
Make-upAlexa Seabourne
EditorPaul Moth
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristPaul Harrison
Grading companyFinish
Post production companyFinish
Post ProducerVittoria Giannini
VFXRob Sheridan
Lead actorSpeech Debelle, Georgina Campbell
Director's RepresentationSeven Productions
Sound designFred Pearson
Other creditsCasting And Theatre Staff And Tech Courtesy Of The Royal Court Theatre. + Stage Manager - Sophie Rubinstein Lighting Designer - Tim Mitchell

David Knight - 24th May 2016

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