Ghostpoet 'Freak Show' by Zhang + Knight
Pleasure becomes an artificial commodity in Zhang + Knight's sprawling, sinister clip for Ghostpoet.
Initially shot overseas before running into some trouble (more on that in a few days time), the video depicts a haunting pre-apocalyptic world in which most of the finer things in life have become synthetic substitutions for the real thing. Pollution seems to be at a lethal high point, morale at a lethal low. A smog covers most of the promo, and slowly creeps through the characters lives - a constant ghostly reminder of a potential near-future.
With moody compositions that feel like something out of a Gregory Crewdson book by way of Black Mirror, Zhang + Knight have crafted a world that's haunting in its nihilistic projections.
|Director||Zhang + Knight|
|Executive Producer||Katie Lambert|
|Production Company||Agile Films|
|Director of Photography||Christophe Collette|
|Director of Photography||Oliver Ford|
|Focus Puller||Sam Riley|
|2nd AC||Mahalia John|
|Art Director||Alicia Howitt|
|Colourist||Daniel de Vue|
|Graphic design||Robert Ashton|
|Director's Representation||OB Management|
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