Cat Velez - 28th Oct 2016

British alternative rock band Bear's Den have released this tongue-in-cheek but strangely gripping video for Dew On The Vine directed by Louis Bhose, set around a high stakes, closed doors ping-pong tournament.

Each cast member is played by one of the band, crew or their friends, and shows a light-hearted side to Bear's Den that fans may not have seen before. There's more egregious overacting here than in a Hollywood sports film, or anything featuring Nicolas Cage. And if the long cross-fades and solemn gazes weren't enough, the final faceoff between the bearded underdog and unlikable office jerk even includes a dramatic, wrist-sprain cliffhanger.

But the ending? Oh, come on!

PRO Credits


DirectorLouis Bhose
ProducerRosie Litterick
Production CompanyAgile Films
Executive ProducerKatie Lambert
1st ADRosie Owen
Director of PhotographyArthur Mulhern
Focus PullerJoel Honeywell
2nd ACIrina Cernea
GafferRyan Monteith
Art DirectorSarah Bick 
WardrobeBongeka Dube
Make-upJess Buckley 
EditorKit Wells
ColouristMartin Fickling
Director's RepresentationOB Management
Other credits2ND AD: Sally Pendleton STEADICAM OP: Grant Sandy-Phillips SPARK: Luca Piercey SPARK: Callum Lagden  STYLIST ASSISTANT: Meg Mandeville RUNNER/DRIVER: Griff Ferris RUNNER: Kushal Gupta RUNNER: Camilla Byles RUNNER: Robert Kenny THANKS: Maya Bhose

Cat Velez - 28th Oct 2016

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