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David Knight - 10th Nov 2017

One adjective above all others applies to Emil Nava's new Calvin video: icy. It's so icy, in fact, it has towering blocks of ice around "stone-cold diva" Kehlani, and Lil Yachty is performing on a ice sports car. You heard that right. A sports car made of ice. How cool is that?

Above all, Nava shows his mastery of the pop video medium with Faking It, collaborating with legendary DoP Martin Coppen to achieve a great look. The mix of formats and double exposures is classy, and it's a lovely edit by Sean Fazende, and grade by Aubrey Woodiwiss.

There's no faking that this is a very cool (as well as icy) video.


DirectorEmil Nava
ProducerMaryann Tanedo
Production CompanyAmmolite Inc
1st ADEvrard Salomon
Director of PhotographyMartin Coppen
Focus PullerRick Lamb
2nd ACAndy Kennedy-derkay
Art DirectorAlex Pacion
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerMike O’Keefe
EditorSean Fazende
Editing companyCut+Run
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
VFXCulley Bunker
VFX CompanySkulley FX
Other creditsPROD SUPERVISOR: Rose Krane, Shaun Daniels ASST. PROD SUPERVISOR: Sandra Chavez, Joshua Reed 2nd AD: Joe Osborne DIT: Andy Cordos

David Knight - 10th Nov 2017

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