Cat Velez - 8th Nov 2016

What starts off as a heavily atmospheric, neon-drenched performance video for New Jersey artist Topaz Jones, captured in dreamy spiral movements, turns into a decidedly trippy and thought-provoking piece of work by director duo Rubberband aka Simon Davis and Jason Filmore Sondock.

Starting out with a studio shoot in which Topaz finds himself in a bright pink tanning bed, then tied up to bright yellow balloons, musing upon a love interest who keeps him at arm's distance. That is until he spots a crew member holding a fan and realises he is in a music video. Disoriented, he walks off set and gets into his car, with the distant girl in question never far away from his thoughts...

PRO Credits


Production CompanyRubberband
1st ADBrandon Scotland
Director of PhotographySam Cutler-kreutz
GafferAhad Mahmood
Art DirectorJanelle Anne
EditorSimon Davis
ColouristJosh Bohoskey
Grading companyThe Mill
Other creditsAdditional Cinematography : Jason Sondock Production Design : Sonya Kozlova & Jason Sondock Costume Designer : Andreas Aresti Associate Producer : Maui Nile Adams 1st AC : Matt Greiner Key Grip : Tyler Harmon-townsend BB Electric : Ben Potter BB Grip : James Reslier-wells Grip : John Temones Swing : Mayer Chalom

Cat Velez - 8th Nov 2016

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