David Knight - 18th Aug 2017

In Neil Ferron's wonderfully odd video for Shine A Light, all the happy folks of the countryside gather to give a guard of of honour to the proud lady pulling a cart carrying her prized possession - a half-human/half-goat baby.

And they are off to a special occasion: a wedding. But not any old wedding. Shine a Light throws a satirical spotlight on ritual behaviour, and this one follows the script of what usually happens when goat - even a half-goat that looks like rapper ishmael Butler – is involved. As Ferron says: "A little bit Wicker Man, and a little bit Soul Train."

Credits

DirectorNeil Ferron
ProducerStephen Anunson
Production CompanyLustre Studios
Executive ProducerSub Pop Records
Production ManagerElizabeth Raetz
1st ADKyle Bain
Director of PhotographyJacob Rosen
Focus PullerJesse Amorratanasuchad
2nd ACRoxy Ewing
GafferMark Bueing
Art DirectorFran Miranda
WardrobeMichael Notestine
HairStacie Thomas
Make-upStacie Thomas
EditorTristan Seniuk
Editing companyLuste Studios
ColouristTristan Seniuk
Post production companyLuste Studios
VFXSam Park
Lead actorIshmael Butler
LabelSub Pop
Other creditsCamera/Steadicam Op: Chris Duerkopp Camera PA: Cameron Munn Key Grip: Brad Fox BB Electric: Todd Durboraw BB Grip: Rajah Matthews

David Knight - 18th Aug 2017

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