Luke Bather - 5th Jan 2017

Jake Dypka paints a surreal family portrait with added performance for Banfi.

Referencing old videos from synth pop acts like Tears For Fears, Duran Duran, and the Police, the video takes a lighter approach to the non-narrative format. Set in a Twin Peaks-esque suburban environment, the video shows a hula hooping girl as she hoops her way out of existence under the watchful gaze of her overbearing parents.

With a great eye on production design, including some wonderfully atmospheric exteriors of the house, the throwback style of the video feels authentic, yet the VFX work makes the piece a contemporary performance video with a twist.

PRO Credits


DirectorJake Dypka
ProducerSorcha Bacon
Production CompanyTry Hard Productions
1st ADBryony James
Director of PhotographyNick Morris
Focus PullerMichael Hobdell
2nd ACJoshua Tue
GafferDimitris Lambridis
EditorJake Dypka
ColouristLewis Crossfield
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Lead actorRosa Hoops
Director's RepresentationNatalie Blass
LabelCommunion Music
Other creditsSpark - Milo Brown

Luke Bather - 5th Jan 2017

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