Promo News - 17th Apr 2018

BAFTA-winning artist, composer, musician and producer Ólafur Arnalds has unveiled his new track re:member, with a video from director Thora Hilmars, in which a young man must prove himself in a machismo culture - and has a special place in society. In fact, he's the Youngest Person Alive.

The track features groundbreaking new software, Stratus, developed over two years by Arnalds' and audio developer Halldór Eldjárn, which transforms the piano into a self-playing, semi-generative instrument. And the video is a poignant counterpoint to the track, where the young man undergoes a dangerous initiation with his buddies, in a world where procreation has apparently ended.

“The video touches on elements of masculinity and how men communicate their feelings," says Ólafur Arnalds. "But also the hope and joy we can find in each other when we manage to connect with each other or something that we share.”

Credits

DirectorThora Hilmars
ProducerÓlafur Ásgeir Jónsson, Andri Ómarsson
Production CompanySkot Productions
1st ADSiggi Kjartan
Director of PhotographyThor Eliasson
Art DirectorSkúli Skelfir Árnason
WardrobeSylvía Lovetank
Make-upFlóra Karítas Buenano
EditorGudlaugur Andri Eythorsson
ColouristLuis Ascanio
VFXHenrik Linnet
Other creditsGaffer: Siggi Bahama Cast: Ísak Hinriksson, Eysteinn Sigurdarson, Jonmundur Gretarsson, Völundur Hafstad, Höskuldur Thor Jonsson, Jökull Smári Jakobsson

Promo News - 17th Apr 2018

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