Cat Velez - 13th Sept 2016

Róisín Murphy has released another self-directed video for Whatever, a companion piece to her previous video for Ten Miles High.

Róisín walks through central London in her own little world, surrounded by social-mediafied people, whose heads have been replaced with emojis and Snapchat filters. And unlike her seamless integration into the bustle of the city in Ten Miles High, the artist's melancholic musings take on a particularly self-reflective quality, as individuals' faces turn into homogenous smilies and massive location pins loom large and ominous.

Off-kilter and idiosyncratic as ever, Róisín delivers a wholly modern take on lost love and disconnection in a hyperconnected world.

Credits

DirectorRóisín Murphy
AnimatorSimon Ward
ProducerShabana Mansuri
Executive ProducerJohn Hassay
Director of PhotographyBenjamin Wearing
ProducerKatie Lambert
Executive ProducerPhil Tidy
RunnerRomain Richards
AnimationFrances Hazard
VFXLuke Rowell
VFXKenny Smith
EditorJamie O'Donnell
ColouristJack McGinty
Production CompanyGood Egg
CommissionerRob Anderson
Sound designJason Peacock

Cat Velez - 13th Sept 2016

Related Content

video

Roisin Murphy 'Plaything' by Roisin Murphy

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Esteher Reiss 1ST AD: Conor Joyce DOP: Arran Green FOCUS PULLER (Day 1): Marcus Albertsen FOCUS PULLER (Day 2): Jed Darlington GAFFER: Drew Morgan SPARK: Daniele Colucciello …

Promo News - 9 months ago

video

Róisín Murphy 'Unputdownable' by Róisín Murphy

The third in a series of videos for Róisín Murphy's latest album, the Mercury Prize-nominated Hairless Toys, that have been directed by the artist herself, Unputdownable follows the utterly …

Cat Velez - 30th Oct 2015

video

Róisín Murphy 'Evil Eyes' by Róisín Murphy

Following on from her impressive directing debut with the video for Exploitation, where she created and played a fading-star persona inspired by the actresses she loves, like Gina Rowlands …

David Knight - 19th June 2015

video

Roisin Murphy 'Exploitation' by Roisin Murphy

In a career that includes many notable music videos, both as a solo artist and in her old band Moloko, Roisin Murphy has taken the plunge and directed the video for her track Exploitation …

Cat Velez - 15th Apr 2015

Latest News

news

Isaac Rentz signs with Kode Media in the UK

American director Isaac Rentz, whose hugely successful music videos for artists like Katy Perry, Jason Derulo, Nick Jonas, OneRepublic, Paramore, Cage The Elephant, Olly Murs, Tegan & Sara, …

Promo News - 13 days ago

news

Stephanie Walton joins COMPULSORY

COMPULSORY has announced the appointment of Stephanie Walton in the role of Head of New Business & Development, to expand on the London-based production company's profile in the commercial …

Promo News - 15 days ago

,