Promo News - 16th Apr 2019

A boy struggles with his demons in Michael Baldwin's affecting video for whenyoung.

It features an excellent performance by young Badger Skelton in the central role of the tormented boy, captured in bold, high contrast black and white cineatography by Aaron Rogers. 

Throughout, the band play the observers to the boy's world - unseen, until something happens to make them visible...


"The band had told me that the song was about a friend of theirs who had sadly taken his own life way too young and they wanted an abstract narrative that could act as a metaphor for a boy trying to escape his troubled life. So armed with a great crew and a brilliant lead actor called Badger, we managed to make something that I feel is quietly poignant."

PRO Credits


DirectorMichael Baldwin
ProducerJack Lightfoot
Production ManagerJames Dearden
Director of PhotographyAaron Rogers
Focus PullerNacho Guzman
GafferKupa Warner
Art DirectorZenon Clements
WardrobeAna Lasevitch
Make-upAlice Howlett
EditorMichael Baldwin
ColouristDan Moran
Lead actorBadger Skelton
Director's RepresentationLock it in
CommissionerAndrew Law
Other creditsCam / Movi Op: Mike O'Connor Runner: Will Wilkins Online: Laurence Dawes @ Blindeye Extras: Bobby Barker, Archie Durrant, Kaspar Cahill-Ritter, Alex Wenham

Promo News - 16th Apr 2019

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