Cat Velez - 7th June 2016

Emil Nava has shot Selena Gomez's new music video Kill ‘Em With Kindness – from her new album Revival - on 16mm film, uniting a bold, black and white look tempered by Gomez's effortless beauty and poise.

It's a glamour piece that is slightly rough around the edges, literally, when Nava chooses to track out of the makeshift studio to reveal lighting setups in various luxurious locations. Flashes of film abrasions, jolted lighting, and dramatic cut-aways to maltreated roses also add to the mood, which eventually peaks as street dancers step onto set...

PRO Credits


DirectorEmil Nava
Production CompanyAmmolite Films/two Bridges
EditorSean Fazende
Editing companyCut+Run
LabelInterscope Records
Post Production ExecutiveMichelle Eskin
Director's RepresentationOB Management
Other creditsPost Executive Producer: Amburr Farls

Cat Velez - 7th June 2016

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