Promonews - 10th Oct 2018

An original tragic-love-story for Elvis Costello's ballad Suspect My Tears – drenched in rain, ink and romance - by the animator Mustashrik.

A homage to film noir, it's a dark tale that traverses the emotions of jealousy and envy and devotion, and has the appropriate drama to match Costello's new ballad - which harks back to his early Noughties collaborations with Burt Bacharach.

It's was also created with a mix of 2D traditional animation, motion graphics and a unique code based animation tool, to combine a styule somewhere between animation and powerful illustration.

PRO Credits


ProducerPartizan Darkroom
Production CompanyPartizan Darkroom
Executive ProducerWhitney Jackson
Production ManagerMeredith Kurey
Art DirectorMustashrik Mahbub
EditorJake Schwartz
VFXOlivier Gondry, Erich Reimers, Zachary Dripps
Director's RepresentationPartizan Darkroom
CommissionerLaurence Jacobs
CommissionerBrooks Jones
LabelConcord Records
Other creditsDirector’s Assistant - J. Logan Alexander Background Illustrations - Christophe Jeunot Special Thanks - Lisa Tauscher, Julie Fong And Olivier Gondry

Promonews - 10th Oct 2018

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