Young directing partnership Will & Carly make their strongest statement yet with the new Faux video.
Sam Frankl 'Patina' by Will & Carly
Will & Carly's video for Sam Frankl is a highly stylised piece of performance that explores the collapse of a relationship thorugh choregoraphy in a simple stark space.
Sam Frankl and his fellow performer Anna Engerstöm move in expressive movements around the central table, creating an emotive discussion through dance. Dramatic shifts from light to dark serves to intensify the sense of atmosphere, emphasised through the choice of monochromatic grading. The result is a stylish, beautifully effective video.
WILL & CARLY:
"When Sam approached us initially, he was totally transparent and explained to us the significance of the song and the personal place from which it came. It was interesting to observe his honesty and openness about feelings that most people wouldn't normally admit to.
"The basic premise of the song is about a couple after a break up where the girl is asking quasi masochistically about the boy's new relationship, indulging the odd but familiar desire to self-harm emotionally rather than succumb to complete indifference.
"Inspired by the performance art of Marina Abramovic and Ulay which often explored the idea of relationship (Light/Dark & AAA-AAA), we set upon the idea of a post break-up interrogation where our protagonists physically and mentally push and pull one another in an attempt to provoke a reaction. Working with the talented dancer and choreographer, Anna Engerström, we devised an emotion-fuelled performance that ricochets back and forth between our two characters culminating in a physically charged finale where there are no winners."
|Director||Will & Carly|
|1st AD||Riccardo D'amico|
|Director of Photography||Ben Coughlan|
|Focus Puller||Bruno Travers|
|Art Director||Will & Carly|
|Editing company||Work Editorial|
|Grading company||Absolute Post|
|Post production company||Absolute Post|
|Post Producer||Kirsty Murray|
|Lead actor||Sam Frankl|
|Lead actor||Anna Engerstöm|
|Label||One Two Many|
|Other credits||Desk Op Thomas Holmes Spark Adrian Atkinson Spark John Lee Besagni Spark Nik Lekaj Runner Jake Webber|
Sam Frankl sits defiant as the walls crash down around him in Will & Carly's promo for Gold Rush.
Will & Carly's video for Sody employs an apt and very effective device to project the powerful emotion that drives her song The Bully.
A young man walks through different parts of London at night - nothing unusual there, but for Sara Shevlin's debut single Walk The Wonders, new directors Will & Carly have …
Lou Jasmine, a London-based filmmaker and photographer, has joined the directing roster at Kode …
Beyoncé leads the nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards, and among her nine nominations …
Colourist Henry Howard has joined the expanding team at Wash, joining company founder and senior …
EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the international film festival celebrating the art of cinematography is now …
Agile Films have announced the signing of Yoni Lappin to their director's roster for music videos …
The Sam Pilling-directed video for DJ Shadow ft De La Soul’s Rocket Fuel, and Finnish-born …