David Knight - 4th Sept 2017

"90% of budget went on hiring the sofa and armchair," says Alexander O. Smith (the director formerly known as Alex Smith), referring to his new Donny Benét video. He certainly came up with a novel way for not paying extras to play the party guests.

This is a thoroughly entertaining video for a leading light in Australia's burgeoning indie-lounge-disco scene, where Smith used motion control in a rather more lo-fi way that they used to back in the Nineties. That's what makes it so fab - that, and the sofa and armchair, of course...

Credits

DirectorAlex Smith
ProducerAlex Smith
HairAmy Sartorel
VFX CompanyFIN Design & Effects
LabelDot Dash/Remote Control
Other creditsMotion Control Operator: Harry Dakanalis Stunt Co-ordinator: Harry Dakanalis Assistant Stunt Co-ordinator: Mark Le Cornu Lighting Associates: Finbarr Collins And Renier Bronn Cast: Donny Benét, Rosie Cremer, Talayna Moana Nikora

David Knight - 4th Sept 2017

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