David Knight - 26th Nov 2018

Lochlainn McKenna (aka Locky) takes a familiar theme and breathes new life into it, in his latest video for electronic artist Daithí.

McKenna chronicles the arc of a relationship, and does it from a single perspective - where the TV would be in a tower block flat. What follows are a series of moments - about 50 of them - which tells the whole story. Most importantly, he makes an ordinary couple completely believable, and their lives realistic, so that makes you care about what happens, however inevitable the final outcome.

"We wanted to make a story that could translate across the world, a story that would be relatable to anyone who has ever been in a relationship, anywhere," says McKenna, who reveals this was shot in a single day. "It was made with two amazing actors, over 80 costume changes, 50+ scenes and a tiny crew."

The video for Orange follows McKenna's previous video for Daithí, an impressive portrait of rural Irish alienation for In My Darkest Moments.


ProducerDaithí O'dronaí
Director of PhotographyKarl Poyzer
Focus PullerGemma O'brien
Art DirectorKate Moylan
WardrobeKate Moylan
ColouristLeandro Arouca
Grading companyElement Post
Post production companyElement Post
Post ProducerChriona O'sullivan
VFXHenrique Fernandes
Lead actorDiarmuid Noyes
Lead actorAoife Spratt
Other creditsArt assistant: Elana Murphy

David Knight - 26th Nov 2018

Related Content


Paul Noonan 'Glacier' by Locky

Locky tells a sombre and moving story inspired by the life of Clive and Deborah Wearing, in the video for Irish singer-songwriter Paul Noonan.

Rob Ulitski - 9th Oct 2019


Westlife 'Better Man' by Locky

Locky (aka Lochlainn McKenna) welcomes Westlife back to action with a video which combines the reunified old boyband's performance at the famed Windmill Lane Recording Studio in Dublin …

Promonews - 1st Apr 2019


Keane 'Love Too Much' by Locky

Lochlainn McKenna (aka Locky), has created a charming and poignant sort of unrequited love for Keane, which sees the band take on the roles of teachers judging the school’s …

Rob Ulitski - 15th Aug 2019

Latest News


Anthony Taylor 1958 - 2021

Anthony Taylor, producer of many acclaimed and award-winning commercials, most recently at Kode …

Promonews - 11 days ago


Silence signs to Spindle

Spindle have signed the director known as Silence to the company's directing roster for …

Promonews - 15 days ago