Luke Bather - 27th May 2016

Kristian Young paints a picture of love and rivalry in washes of neon for Flux Pavilion's Emotional.

Set in some abstract future where beautiful gangs of well-dressed dancers take their battles to the eerie tunnels under London, we're presented with a story of forbidden love with a pink and blue neon-industrial backdrop. With fluid choreography chopped and skewed with rhythmic editing, this video manages to tell a familiar story in a contemporary way and look good doing it!


"I spent a lot of my university days blasting Flux Pavilion before a night out, so it was amazing to get the call to shoot this one for him, a proper little nostalgia trip. We wanted to make something futuristic to fit with the unique sound that Flux Pavilion creates, whilst keeping some core themes at its heart. Two opposing gangs tackle love at first sight, a euphoric withdrawal and violent return to captivity, all carefully presented through conceptual dance choreographed by Alexandra Green.

"We shot directly under the station at Waterloo, and you could hear the rolling stock thunder by every few minutes whilst thousands of people travelled above us."

Watch 'Flux Pavilion 'Emotional' by Kristian Young' here

PRO Credits


DirectorKristian Young
Production CompanyBurning Reel
ProducerCal Gordon
Production ManagerMike Heath
Director of PhotographyDavey Gilder
1st ACGary Long
2nd ACJess Linderberg
Camera TraineeIsabel Boddy
GafferPaul Burns
SparkGeorge Jenkins
SparkRobin Brigham
ChoreographyAlexandra Green
StylistJamie Jarvis
Make-up (Artist)Fabienne Calitri
RunnerNed Woodcraft
Other creditsDancers: Grace Jabbari, Marianna Krembinios, Owen Ridley, Letitia W, Tom Russell

Luke Bather - 27th May 2016

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