Luke Bather - 19th June 2017

Mike Dempsey & Johnny Chew craft a rough-hewn, melancholic collage for Manchester Orchestra.

Layers of still images cut from various sources fill the screen in Dempsey & Chew's work, which was also overseen by longtime Manchester Orchestra collaborators DANIELS. The images, some archival, some straight from textbooks, and some brand new, come together here under the warp and grain of analogue tape to give us a montage of haunting, ghostly images that aren't necessarily sad but give out an overwhelming feeling of despair.

PRO Credits


DirectorJohnny Chew
DirectorMike Dempsey
Additional PhotographyMike Dempsey
VFXJohnny Chew
Executive ProducerCandice Dragonas
Executive ProducerJuliette Larthe
Creative DirectorDANIELS
Production CompanyPrettybird

Luke Bather - 19th June 2017

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