Promonews - 19th Mar 2018

Frank Turner's easy charisma is very much to the fore in Michael Baldwin's straight-ahead performance video for Blackout.


"Frank wanted a performance video and I've not done one for ages so was well up for it.

"We wanted to have it in a totally black void and mess with the position of the band in the space and try and keep it unpredictable. I've also wanted to shoot with the handheld ice lights for a while and this seemed the perfect opportunity. They were the only light source used for those scenes so both me and the DoP were hoping it worked as it was in complete darkness until the extras switched them on.

"Also a pleasure to have an artist who is totally on your level and a joy to work with. Cheers Frank!"

PRO Credits


DirectorMichael Baldwin
ProducerJack Lightfoot
Production CompanyBlindeye Films
Production ManagerEmily Vincent
1st ADBen Burton
Director of PhotographyArthur Mulhern
Focus PullerBeau Sebastian Scott
2nd ACRichard Parsons
GafferKilian Drury
Art DirectorJess Elcock
Make-upFabianne Calitri
EditorMichael Baldwin
Grading companyCHEAT
Director's RepresentationChloe Page
CommissionerPaul McKee
LabelPolydor Records
Other creditsSpark: Rik Burnell Production Assistants: Kyle Rossiter, James Dearden Runners: Joel Ward, Lauren Smartt

Promonews - 19th Mar 2018

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