De Likt 'Zelf Doen' by Max Siedentopf
Max Siedentopf - who recently joined Riff Raff Film's new talent department Nursery Of Evil – directs this bonkers new video for Dutch band De Likt.
It's an in-your-face satire of the self-obsessed culture in which we have all become so immersed, the social media fads, and the ridiculous levels of narcissism its encouraging. To make his point, Siedentopf removes the phones out of the picture. And the relentless pace to his cartoonish approach gives it an faintly aggressive edge.
"The video takes an ironic look at our selfie-obsessed culture. We see a range of different people and how far they would go just to be seen on social media. Themes that are currently very present on social media like vegan juice diets, photos of coffee, and of course, couples yoga are taken to the extreme.
"The video starts by showing overly happy people photographing themselves and showing how great their lives are, but as the song progresses we see that not all is that perfect and it slowly becomes too much to point that eventually everything breaks down."
|Executive Producer||Natalie Arnett|
|1st AD||Tom Wynebourne|
|Director of Photography||Nicholas Eriksson|
|Art Director||Charlie Grumbar|
|Editing company||White House Post|
|Post production company||MPC|
|Other credits||CO PRODUCER: Laura Thomas Smith FOCUS PULLER: Phil Heron VIDEO PLAYBACK: Jack Driver|
As Robbie Doherty has turned Suzanne Vega's Joe Diner into a club banger, all over again, with Pour The Milk, so it's up to Max Siedentopf to make milk cool all over again, in pretty much the only …
Max Siedentopf's video for Yak takes us into an appetising scenario - an 80s cooking show, where presenter Olivia Burslem is testing the new Deepfryer 2000, with presenter Oli. But then things …
Max Siedentopf's completely out-there, live-action-cartoon approach gets full rein to express itself in this enjoyably bonkers video for US electro-DJ Gommi.
Two Door Cinema Club are back with a beautifully wacky form of lyric video from Max Siedentopf, who's taken inspiration from every single sentence of the band's new song Talk, and has …
There are just over two days left until the entry deadline for the UK Music Video …
There’s just over three days left from today (August 4th) to enter work into the UK …
There are now just over four days left (from today, August 3rd) to enter work in most of …
The entry deadline for over 35 categories at the UK Music Video Awards 2020 has been now …
An edited version of BUG's show dedicated to Supergrass - which took place at the BFI Southbank in …
Cinematographer-turned-director Nos, who has shot award-winning C4 series Four To The Floor and …