David Knight - 3rd Dec 2018

Benn Veasey gives the performance genre a gravity-bending spin with this excellent video for Merthyr Tydfil rock outfit Pretty Vicious.

Veasey gets the band to perform their piledriver Are You Entertained? in a very challenging but apt location: inside a centrifugal drum at an amusement park. With the camera at the centre of the contraption, the fourpiece play the song as the drum starts to spin, and they become pinned to it's walls.

The result is completely satisfying, with the band continuing to play whilst battling against the effects of centrifugal forces - and clearly having a blast in the process. And as they were reportedly still spinning from the night before the shoot, that's all the more impressive.

You may feel dizzy, but you will definitely be entertained.


DirectorBenn Veasey
ProducerHeba Elgamal
Production CompanyCommon People Films
Executive ProducerRamy Dance
Director of PhotographyArthur Loveday
Focus PullerKate Mollins
2nd ACJames Malamatinas
GafferEd Smith
EditorBenn Veasey
ColouristCaroline Morin
Grading companyCHEAT
Director's RepresentationLas Bandas Be Brave
CommissionerAilsa Robertson
SteadicamDoug Walshe
Other creditsGrip: Tom Stansfield Production Assistant/Runner: Gerry Papachristopoulos Transport: Tarik Elgamal

David Knight - 3rd Dec 2018

Related Content


Fox Chapel 'Lie Low' by Benn Veasey

Benn Veasey and steadicam operator Doug Walshe team up to bring you a one-shot wonder of creepy proportions, spinning and floating through a slow motion out-of-body experience.

David Knight - 26th June 2017

Latest News


Daniel Askill joins Serial Pictures

Filmmaker Daniel Askill has joined production company Serial Pictures for North American representation of commercials, branded entertainment, and music videos, and partner company Anonymous Content …

Promo News - -2679833 seconds ago


Josh Cole signs to Kode Media

After taking some time out from directing, multi-award winning director and photographer Josh Cole has signed to Kode Media for music videos and commercials.

David Knight - -1831113 seconds ago


COMPULSORY signs Filmawi

COMPULSORY have announced the latest addition to its roster: award-winning photographer and filmmaker Filmawi. The former agency creative joins the production company for UK representation in …

Promo News - -1298925 seconds ago


Entries now open to Shiny Awards 2019

Entries are now open to the second Shiny Awards, the music video awards show for emerging directors, which will be held at The Mill, London, on Tuesday, 26th February 2019.

Promo News - -859165 seconds ago


Julia Knight returns to 'home soil' at Speade

Speade have announced that Julia Knight, the London-based commercials and promos editor, has joined the Soho-based editing company on a full time basis, returning to the place where …

Promo News - -699824 seconds ago