Broken Antenna and Hak Baker have reunited, following the UKMVA-nominated Like It Or Lump It, for the first single of his upcoming project, and it's a belter.
Jam Baxter ft. Rag'n'Bone Man & OG Rootz 'Mask' by Broken Antenna
Jam Baxter, Rag'n'Bone Man and OG Rootz go for a meal at a local restaurant where the maitre 'd - played by Perry Benson - promises them extraordinary delicacies. And, in a way, he's right...
Gustav and Myles of Broken Antenna dish up an appetising comic-horror for Mask, where unspeakably monstrous plates of obscure seafood - that's mostly still breathing - has a grim effect on the pallor and constitutions of the three rappers.
The imaginative display of dishes - always just too disgusting to consider that it's real food - has been created with a very impressive combination of work by art director Jen Gardiner, 'food styling' by Huw Caddy and Matthew Harris, puppetry and modelmaking by Emily Morus-Jones, prosthetics by Cesar Alonso, and post work at Cranrust VFX. Very tasty.
"The video is a surrealist meal scene inspired by 80s cinema, using mostly practical effects on a built set with veteran British actor Perry Benson, the film is a horror with a tongue-in-cheek approach like the films of that period.
"We wanted to create a PG horror aesthetic, which would gross out the audience whilst still maintaining the intended humour.”
|Production Company||Mother Studios|
|Production Manager||Jack Hannon|
|1st AD||Jacqui Moore|
|Director of Photography||Alex Reid|
|Focus Puller||Joshua Montague|
|Art Director||Jen Gardiner|
|Grading company||Times Based Arts|
|VFX Supervisor||Jonathan Klahr|
|Label||High Focus Record|
|Lead actor||Perry Benson|
|Model maker||Emily Morus-Jones|
|Other credits||Dialogue: James Ross-Edwards Rotoscoping & Matte Paintings - Monica Laita 3D Artist: Luke Freeman Vfx & 3D Artist: Andrew Macleod Vfx: Noel Kellet Opening Shot: Coffee & TV Sound Design: Neil Johnson @ Factory Additional Violin: Aimee Mullen Spark: Idris Rhys Sound Recordist: Tomo Davies DIT: Huw Caddy Food Stylist: Huw Caddy & Matthew Harris Food Assistant: Natasha Els Set Build: Tim Crosbie Art Assistants: Caroline Dunning And Rebecca Firth Puppeteer: Emily Morus-Jones Assistant Puppeteer: Adam Ford Prosthetics Maker: Cesar Alonso MUA Assistant: Tabitha Li Runners: Harpavan Manku & Elly Arden Cast: Warrick Simon, Joel Cartridge, Rosy May, Rashid Mohamed Special Thanks: MovieTech, Amber Atherton, Hermeti Balarin, Mother London, Sara Maycroft, Minnie From Exmouth Coffee, Chemo, Genne & Simeon|
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