Luke Bather - 2nd Dec 2016

The Rolling Stones make a triumphant return to the world of music video with the help of Francois Rousselet in the high-octane Ride 'Em On Down.

Starring Kristen Stewart as a lone driver on the beautiful, golden, yet eerily deserted streets of LA, she joyrides a Ford Mustang through a world that seems idyllic at first, until it presents us with bizarre hints that all is not as it seems. Is Stewart joyriding through a post-apocalyptic wasteland? Well that's up to you to figure out.

The whole video was shot on 35mm by Newton Thomas Sigel, ASC. Famed for his work on films like Drive, which certainly came in useful here - creating a golden cinematic landscape with bursts of contrasting blue tearing through the scenery.

Watch 'The Rolling Stones 'Ride ‘Em On Down' by Francois Rousselet' here

PRO Credits


DirectorFrancois Rousselet
ProducerNatalie Arnett
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
Executive ProducerMatthew Fone
1st ADGeorge Nessis
Director of PhotographyNewton Thomas Sigel
GafferJohn English
Art DirectorJC Molina
WardrobeElise Velasco
EditorAmanda James
Editing companyFinal Cut
Grading companyMPC
Post production companyMPC
Post ProducerRyan Hancocks
VFXJack Stone
Lead actorKristen Stewart
Line ProducerCourtney Davies
ColouristRichard Fearon
Sound designJon Clarke
CommissionerSemera Khan
Other creditsShoot Supervisor: Michael Gregory 2D Artist: Mike Cosgrave 2D Artist: Alexander Kulikov 2D Artist: Grant White 2D Artist: Ed Taylor 2D Artist: Andreas Feix

Luke Bather - 2nd Dec 2016

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