David Knight - 8th Jan 2019

Swedish directing duo BABYBABY's video for Mikky Ekko, works with the emotion in the delivery of the heartfelt Fame to deliver a satisfyingly intense drama set in a familiar setting for filmmakers - the casting session.

When a febrile female actress fails to get the encouragement she thinks she deserves during a casting, her performance just becomes more unhinged - then spills over into violence.

Apparently this was based on real events. So if you're ever at a casting session, be careful not to look bored...  

Watch 'Mikky Ekko 'Fame' by BABYBABY' here

BABYBABY:

"It’s loosely based on a casting session we had some time ago. Like a glimpse into the painful venture of pursuing fame and the emotional tantrums that comes with it. The brutality of getting rejected physicalised into a brutal and bloodstained meltdown, and coming out of it strong and unchained."

Credits

WardrobePamela Nakabaale
DirectorBABYBABY
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
Executive ProducerNatalie Arnett
Director of PhotographyKristian Engelsen
GafferFredrik Ekmark
Art DirectorBen Curtis
ProducerKate Brady
Hair & Make-upJessica Krage
EditorBABYBABY
VFXBABYBABY
ColouristRichard Fearon
Grading companyMPC
LabelUniversal Music
Other creditsScandinavian Prod Comp: Diktator Scandinavian Producer: Manga Minja Scandinavian EP: Mattias Johansson

David Knight - 8th Jan 2019

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