David Knight - 9th May 2017

Noah Lee's video for Sonder's Too Fast begins with the sight of a young boy with his chest torn open, holding his own heart. But what follows is not quite as harrowing as that opening suggests.

This is a dream vision of the boy exploring his own domain, which is the wide open prairie. His journey is paralleled by a similar one made on foot by an adult - the young boy's older self. But it's as much as about absorbing the images - evidently shot on film, crafted by Christopher Ripley, who also graded the video - as deciphering the story. Sit back and enjoy.




"We put a lot of blood, sweat, tears and more tears into this one. I'm happy to finally see it breathe and exist in its own world. I wanted to create a parallel between the visuals and the sounds that echoed the parallel between the lead characters younger and older self.”

PRO Credits


DirectorNoah Lee
ProducerSara Elgamal
Production CompanyPulse Films
Executive ProducerDanny Lee
Production ManagerMateo Llosa
Director of PhotographyChristopher Ripley
Focus PullerJacob Perry
GafferJake Kaster
EditorNoah Lee
ColouristChristopher Ripley
VFXTanner Merrill / Trevor Corrigan (wingman Vfx)
Director's RepresentationPulse Films
Executive ProducerZalman Band
Production designerAngus Bernsen
Production designerTyler Evans
Other credits1st AC: Jacob Perry Grip: Greg Loebell, Genevieve Evans Gaffer: Jake Kaster Fetus Design: Jack Pullman SFX: Autonomous F/X SFX Artist: David Brooke SFX Assistant: Kruzificio Valadez Casting Director: Cindy Romano Location Owner: Craig Armstrong Cast: Amir Legrone, Brent Faiyaz, Suniyah & Laniyah Smith Sound Design/mix: Sonder Cellist (score): Gabe Noel Special Thanks: Montalis Anglade, Charlie Morse, Amelia Kring, Carver Karaszewski Cast Amir Legrone Brent Faiyaz Suniyah & Laniyah Smith Post Production Editor- Noah Lee Sound Design/mix - Sonder Cellist (score) - Gabe Noel Colourist - Christopher Ripley VFX- Tanner Merrill VFX-Trevor Corrigan (Wingman VFX) Special Thanks Montalis Anglade Charlie Morse Amelia Kring Carver Karaszewski

David Knight - 9th May 2017

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