Okay Kaya 'Durer' by Jovan Todorovic
Jovan Todorovic teams up with Norwegian singer-songwriter Okay Kaya for this subtly moving and beautiful video set in the strange confines of a support group.
As this group appear to hold their meetings in an empty basketball court, we're immediately put at odds with our surroundings. There doesn't appear to be much joy around either, as everyone here is well and truly out of their comfort zone. But as the camera gracefully dances around the circle of chairs, before long the people in those chairs begin to dance themselves.
A traditional Serbian dance unites the group and pushes them forward into a place of healing. We see them clap and stomp, but we only hear the serene stillness of Kaya's song. A wonderfully calming juxtaposition.
"I had a loose idea that revolved around a support group, and culminated in a rendition of a traditional Serbian kolo dance. Kaya and her track Durer were the missing link that weaved everything together and gave the images purpose. In the song she sings about a certain inability to move communication forward, like a motor roaring in neutral not getting anywhere.
"A support group represents this idea very well, and the way they hold hands becomes a sort of silent resolution in the face of this lack of communication. Kaya choreographed it mixing in hints of Norwegian traditional dance moves." (via NOWNESS)
|Director of Photography||Stuart Winecoff|
|Executive Producer||Emi Stewart|
|Editor||Milena Z. Petrovic|
|1st AC||Sam Wolff|
|2nd AC||Frances Jane de Rubertis|
|Key Grip||Rahul Sharma|
|Production Assistant||Julius Moreno|
|Production Assistant||Max Jablonsky|
|Production Assistant||Annalisee Miqueli|
|Post Producer||Natalie Westerfield|
The return of Rosie Lowie with a deeply enigmatic video for her song Birdsong directed by Jovan Todorovic.
The first for Two Hours Time is directed by Jovan Todorovi?, following the path of a girl from despair to escapism. Like Luv Deluxe, its dark, dramatic and itinerant - it was shot in Serbia, …
Florence has come out the other side of the wreckage. For the final chapter of The Odyssey, the film project created to accompany her album How Big How Blue How Beautiful - and also …
Davis Silis, take a bow. This perfectly choreographed fight sequence with a twist manages to accomplish a hell of a lot in a confined space.
Veteran editor Sam Sneade has joined Stitch Editing in a move that has seen his company Speade …
The 2020 SHINY Awards takes place next Tuesday, 25th February at the Mill in London, screening the …
Homespun, short film and music video division of Stitch Editing, have announced that Charlie Von …
Sundance award-winner Dylan Holmes Williams has signed to Stink Films new directing talent roster …
Maurizio Von Trapp has joined Academy Films to head up the music department at the …
Greg Barth, the Swiss-born, UK-based artist and director, has joined Friends Electric - the London …