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David Knight - 26th Sept 2017

Fred Rowson's video for Bree Runway is an all-too-believeable story of exploitation of young female talent in the pop industry, with a righteous side-order of revenge.

Bree becomes the subject of a photo session with a top photographer, who uses his position to assert increasing levels of control, which ratchets into sexual abuse. But he has messed with the wrong girl.

Fred Rowson does a very good job here in creating a dramatic situation that deals with a serious issue – and showing just how feasible this is – while retaining conventions of the pop video, including performance. 

"Ever since Bree and I shared a mutual love of Kanye West on the dance floor, I knew I wanted to make a music video for her," he says. "We dedicated this to perverts everywhere; your days are numbered."

Credits

DirectorFred Rowson
ProducerSara Fawsitt
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
Executive ProducerPaul Weston
Production ManagerJack Bingham
1st ADKerry Green
Director of PhotographyBenjamin Wearing
Art DirectorAlicia Howitt
WardrobeColine Bach
Make-upEmma Croft
EditorRyan Beck
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristTim Smith
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Post production companyElectric Theatre Collective
Post ProducerArdith Birchall
Lead actorKharmel Cochrane
CommissionerMartha Kinn
Head of Music VideoRichard Grewe
Make-up (Artist)Bella Jefferson
Head Of ProductionCorin Taylor
Other creditsProduction Assistant: Abi Jones FX: Emma Croft Bree's Make Up: Bella Jefferson Cast: Beau Fowler As The Photographer

David Knight - 26th Sept 2017

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