David Knight - 27th July 2017

After her excellent video for Danny Brown's Lost, Matilda Finn's video for Nigeria-born, London-based artist Obongjayar is just as atmospheric, and perhaps even more disorientating.

A wandering and rotating steadicam shot establishes the extraordinary setting: a nightclub of fan-fluttering clubbers, into which is intrudced a coffin, carried by dancing pallbearers. The camera passes into a daylight underworld of red clay, then returns to the club and its unlikely funeral procession. It's another video where Finn creates an unpredictable and sensual world with great conviction.

PRO Credits


WardrobeJustin Rose
DirectorMatilda Finn
Executive ProducerLuke Tierney
1st ADEllicia Lotherington
Director of PhotographyJoel Honeywell
2nd ACSabina Claici
Art DirectorAshleigh Latter
ProducerNick Hayes
HairAfi Attipoe
Make-upAndrea Gomez
ColouristLuke Morrison
Grading companyThe Mill
Post ProducerLaurie Adrianopoli
Post ProducerDan Butler
SteadicamJake Whitehouse
Other credits2nd AD: Maddy Wilson 3rd AD: Giacomo Esposito Art Assistant: Sarah McClarence Makeup Assistant: Georgia Hope Hair Assistant: Jaz Lanyero Unit Driver: Harry Flinder Stills: Sebastian Xander

David Knight - 27th July 2017

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