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David Knight - 5th Apr 2018

Ben Newman returns to music videos with a sci-fi hiphop blockbuster for a posse of heavyweights led by Pharrell Williams for Aries.

Pharrell finds himself on the desert salt flats with rappers Mike Will Made iT, Quavo, Big Sean and Rae Sremmurd, together with two lithe alien natives - and perhaps most impressively of all, the new BMW i8 convertible.

And the car gives the meteors a run for their money, as they crash towards planet Aries, courtesy of some brilliant VFX from Carbon in LA.

Credits

DirectorBen Newman
ProducerDustin Highbridge
Production CompanyPulse Films
Executive ProducerAlli Maxwell
Production ManagerDeryck Highbridge
1st ADJesse Hays
Director of PhotographyNate Hurtsellers
Art DirectorTye Whipple
WardrobeKim Nguyen
Make-upHannah Schrenck
EditorPaul O'Reilly
Editing companyHomespun
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
Post production companyCarbon Vfx
VFXMatt Stevens
Lead actorTsloa Akuya, Tifeny Moreira, Dante Fyall
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerMark Bridges
LabelInterscope Records
EditorJosh Brodnar
Editing companyWhitehouse
Other credits2nd UNIT: Aubrey Woodiwiss Steadicam: Chris Loh POST Producer - Valerie Kenniston Lead Compositor - John Price

David Knight - 5th Apr 2018

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