David Knight - 14th Feb 2017

Labi Odebunmi directs Nigerian pop star Ezi Emela's Chineke Meh - an expression meaning 'Oh My God' - in a series of set-ups that reflect different aspects of Africa.

It's a slick, impressively art directed production, with sultry Ezi emerging out of the jungle and dancing in shallow water - all sets created from scratch in a London studio.

"I wanted to play with an image system of nature – grass, sea/water and sun – to visually communicate a show of beauty with voyeuristic strands and pockets of modern Africa," says Odebunmi.

Credits

DirectorLabi Odebunmi
ProducerAntoine Dixon-Bellot
Production CompanyWow Filmworks
Production ManagerAnouska Cope
1st ADSteven Olugbenga
Director of PhotographyLuke Biggins
Focus PullerArran Green
GafferSonny Horwell
Art DirectorCaroline Landry
WardrobeTiwa Jenyo
Make-upYewande Quadri
EditorLabi Odebunmi
VFXLee Daley
Other creditsSpark: James Edward Trainee Spark: Tsvetina Georgieva Art Assistant: Alex Nash Runner: Priscilla O Runner: Joe Cope PA: Christian Odamtten Dancer: Samira Jebari Dancer: Holly Palmer Dancer: Victoria Rose Dancer: Nicole Mcdowall

David Knight - 14th Feb 2017

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