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David Knight - 30th Aug 2017

Blink Art illustrators and now directing duo Essy May and Stevie Gee release their directorial debut for heavy metal behemoths Mastodon's latest single Steambreather.

Directing the live action and 2D animation May and Gee have created a promo that tells the story of two Mastodon fans in bland English suburbia, who stumble across a 'Deep Nasal Enlightenment' breathing workshop. Things gradually start to get weird as the 'Breath of Life' class begins to spell 'Death' for the unsuspecting audience. And then things get very trippy indeed.

Credits

DirectorStevie Gee
DirectorEssy May
ProducerHugo Donkin
Production CompanyBlink Art
Executive ProducerBen Honour
1st ADRuaidhri Ryan
Director of PhotographyEd Tucker
Focus PullerBeau Scott
2nd ACCleo Vogler
GafferMax Halstead
GafferBen Skyrme
Art DirectorBrin Frost
WardrobeBrin Frost, Cha Cha Cha Vintage
Make-upRoz Gomersall
EditorJack Williams
ColouristJonny Tully
Grading companySmoke & Mirrors
Executive ProducerHelen Parker
Post production companySmoke & Mirrors
Post ProducerAndy Salem
VFXTheo Nunn
Director's RepresentationBlink Art
CommissionerDevin Sarno
LabelWarner Bros. Records
Other creditsAnimation Directors: Stevie Gee & Essy May 2D Animator: Daniel Britt Compositing: Theo Nunn, Jac Clinch, Joe Eckworth Art Dept: Brin Frost, Alannah Byrne, Stevie Gee, Isobel Irwin, Emma Sheehy, Adeena Grubb Cast: Preston Nyman, Chris Hayward, Arnab Chanda, Ellie White, Mark Davison, Emma Sidi, Ruth Syratt, Mike May, Stevie Gee

David Knight - 30th Aug 2017

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