Luke Bather - 21st June 2016

Emil Nava is as slick as he is prolific, and he certainly proves that with this video for Calvin Harris and Rihanna's This Is What You Came For - his eighth video this year.

Occupying a huge, white, otherworldly cube, Rihanna takes centre stage as her surroundings chop and change around her. Using a combination of exterior shots, projection mapping and lasers, Nava and his team produce some incredible visual illusions, including an awesome piece with a parked car and some cool perspective trickery.

PRO Credits


DirectorEmil Nava
ProducerMaryann Tanedo
Executive ProducerLanette Phillips
Director of PhotographyMartin Coppen
WardrobeCristina Squyres
EditorEllie Johnson
Editing companySpeade
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Lead actorCopelan Cash (casting)
Director's RepresentationOB Management
LabelSony Music
ColouristTherese Mayer
ColouristKate Hitchings
ColouristKaitlyn Battistelli
Other creditsProd Supervisor (LA): Rose Krane Prod Supervisor (NY): Michale Dudek Production Designer Cube (NY): Alex Pacion Production Designer (LA): Sean Costello Horses: Tonia Forsberg Stuntcar: Nicholas Brett Camera / OZO: Radiant Images Stitching: Jason Bowers / Andy Cordos Senior PaintScaping (LA/NY): Philippe Bergeron 3D Projection Mapping/LA Crew: Sophie Bergeron, Vinne De Maria, Lisa Dressler, Brent Javier, Lorenzo 3D Projection Mapping/NY Crew: Mike Cianciola, Rey Hernandez, Steve Ship, Sally Sterank, Steven Zuch Edit Exec Producer: Kirsty Oldfield, Emily Newman VFX: Andrew Crossland, Jess DeFlrio, Luis F. Morales, Adam Smith Beauty: Skulley Effects - Kim Church

Luke Bather - 21st June 2016

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