Luke Bather - 10th Jan 2017

London Grammar and Bison brought a showstopper to the table over the seasonal break with Rooting For You.

Shot on 35mm and lit from above entirely with helium lights, this gorgeous live video is an exercise in minimal one-take perfection. The first half of the track sees singer Hannah Reid stand alone in a wash of darkness as the camera floats around her acapella performance, before light fills the room and reveals a full orchestral backing.

A nuanced set of camera movements and understated lighting design help to accentuate the scale and the intimacy of various parts of this haunting performance.

PRO Credits


ProducerSonya Sier
Production CompanyFRIEND
Executive ProducerLuke Tierney
Production ManagerRebecca Mason
1st ADEd Bellamy
Director of PhotographyAdam Scarth
Focus PullerEira Wyn Jones
2nd ACMatt Farrant
GafferAlastair Bury
Art DirectorJess Elcock
WardrobeAlice Burnfield
HairCathy Ennis
Make-upCathy Ennis
ColouristAdam Clarke
Grading companyAbsolute Post
Post ProducerNic Sanchez
CommissionerElizabeth Doonan, Mike O'keefe
Art director's representationUndercranked
Other creditsPRODUCTION CO-ORD: Amanda Tuckwell PRODUCTION ASSIST: Elena Argiros LOCATION MANAGER: Patrick Talbot Key Grip: Sid Jones Crane Tech: Russell O'Connor

Luke Bather - 10th Jan 2017

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