Luke Bather - 28th July 2017

Charli XCX brings the boys to the yard in her amazing, star-studded clip for well, er, Boys.

Featuring over 60 male celebrities of varying levels of both fame and sexiness, the clip flips the male gaze on its head and objectifies the guys whilst they vamp for the camera in scenarios that range from cool to sexy to downright bizarre. Shot over 16 days between Coachella, LA, London, Seoul and NY, Charli XCX and co-director Sarah McColgan have pieced together an incredibly fun montage here.

Highlights include Tinie Tempah with a dog, Brendon Urie's American Beauty homage and the incredible Riz Ahmed with a big pink teddy bear...

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorCharli XCX
DirectorSarah McColgan
ProducerLucy Rogers
Production CompanyAtlantic Records
1st ADKerry Green
Director of PhotographyZac Adams
Focus PullerGordon Yould
GafferCaleb Adams (usa), Traver Jacobs (usa), Josh Hensley (usa), Aaron Walters (uk)
Art DirectorDorian Christensen (usa), Emma Rose Mead (usa), Max Lincoln (uk)
WardrobeLisa Katnic (usa), Jaime Jarvis (uk)
HairFitch Lunar (usa), Naz Sonmez (uk)
Make-upColby Smith (usa), Jeffrey Baum (usa), Bianca Scott Simone (uk)
EditorJen Kennedy
ColouristDuncan Russell
Grading companyFreefolk
VFXLuke Simpson
CommissionerLucy Rogers
LabelAtlantic Records
Director of PhotographyMatthew Emvin Taylor
Focus PullerVlassisac Skoulis
Other creditsLA Shoot: Pollution Studios Cast: Aminé Ag Cook Barns Courtney Brendon Urie Oli Sykes Buddy Cameron Dallas

Luke Bather - 28th July 2017

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