Luke Bather - 20th July 2016

This is plainly hilarious.

Ben Reed's new video for Infinity Ink's Full Capacity begins with a title card that reads 'Shadwell & Anners Security and Community Theatre Presents Full Capacity or: The Raver Whose Brain Escaped'. Frankly, I'm already 100% sold.

Of course there is more. A 4:3 aspect ratio, a low-rent theatre setting, a caveman and four bouncers. It feels like a crazed development on Reed's Blur video from last year, but his commitment to going fully-strange with it pays off with surreal comic moments piled on top of one another.

Ben Reed incorporates wigs, talking brains and chairs in lieu of horses, to tell the tale that, on the face of it, appears to be about a man unable to enter a nightclub. But really this is a story about life, death and the vital minutiae of everything in between.

Okay, not really - but it is very funny.

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorBen Reed
ProducerMatt Posner
Executive ProducerNatalie Arnett
Executive ProducerMatthew Fone
Director's RepresentationJoceline Gabriel
Director of PhotographyNic Booth
DoP's representationUndercranked
Other creditsGaffer: Hugh Donnelly Art Direction: Benny & Tom Editor: Eleanor McNaughtan Colourist: Dan Moran First Assistant Director: Wayne Bentley Costume: Julie Elgar Make Up: Karolina Kluzniak Commissioner: Sean Mayo

Luke Bather - 20th July 2016

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