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Lassamie Prasimay - 11th Sept 2018

A double-bill of videos for debuting downbeat R&B singer Kenzie by Camille Summers-Valli. And the artist and the director collaborated closely on the premise of the videos that were inspired by lucid dreaming. 

Dark July introduces us to Kenzie in reoccurring narratives, all which build with tension and perplexing encounters. Set in a luxurious hotel, Kenzie's interactions with the other guests in the hotel lobby, corridors and her room are dreamlike and sensual, the symbolism derived from common tropes that Kenzie and Camille associate with. 

The Funeral video responds to the strong sense of symbolism within the track - the "dressed up for my funeral" line that implies a contradictory sense of confidence - which is relayed as Kenzie's slow progress through the rain-soaked streets.

Impressively shot by DoP Maximillian Pittner, both videos were shot on location in Bulgaria on a tight budget. Producer Mayling Wong says that the project was "a labour of love" for it's hard-working crew. It's certainly one that will help put Kenzie, and Camille Summers-Valli, on the map.  


DirectorCamille Summers-Valli
ProducerMayling Wong
Production CompanyPartizan
Executive ProducerMayling Wong
Production ManagerJoe Browne
1st ADPhilip Andreev
Director of PhotographyMaximillian Pittner
Focus PullerDimitar Donchev
2nd ACPetar Angelot
GafferManol Mitrev
Art DirectorKristian Lekov
WardrobeCharlotte Roberts
HairStoyen Kunev
Make-upCoco Hirani
EditorFrancesco Roma
ColouristJohnny Thorpe
Grading companyGlassworks
Director's RepresentationClaire Stubbs @ Partizan
CommissionerJim Martin
Creative DirectorBlue May
Other creditsProducer (Bulgaria): Rosen Savkov Executive Producer (Bulgaria): Lyubo Yonchev Production Manager (Bulgaria) Slav Lambrinov, Production Assistants: Samuil Djoganov & Miglena Savkova Service Production Company: 4 Elementz, Bulgaria Steadicam: Kiril Valchanov Loader: Antony Stoev Location Manager: Ivo Nikolov, Sparks: Ismail Falton & Delian Matveychuk Key Grip: Atanas Stoyanov& Aleksander Petrov Cast Make-up: Greta Stefanova & Natalie Ivanova Cast Styling: Vesela Dimitrova & Maria Petrova Casting: Diko Boutchoukov & Victoria Karakoleva Main Cast (Dark July): Dimitar Nikolov, Boryana Manoilova, Konstantin Gerginov – Timmy, Sashka Boyadjieva, David Diekololaoluwa, Zion Van Lion, David Stoilov, Aleksandra Jovanovic, Mariya Lazarova, Dimitur Lazarov, Bilyana Georgieva Main Cast (Funeral): Dimitur Nikolov, Boryana Manoilova, Konstantin Gerginov – Timmy, Sashka Boyadjieva, David Diekololaoluwa, Austime Uwalaka, Martin Manasiev, Borislav Ilinov, Simeon Petrov, Valentin Borislavov, Tashko Tashev, Elena Pavlova, Stanislav Vasilev, Elena Nenova, Monika Balunova, Teodor Benchev, Iliya Georgiev, Manol Geryshin, Galina Atanasova, Alla Kazakova Special thanks: Aarti Mahtani @ Cinelab & Chris Youlton @ Take 2

Lassamie Prasimay - 11th Sept 2018

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