Ned Botwood - 4th July 2019

Cult pop-punk band Neck Deep retreat to their native South Wales (Rockfield Studios) for this old-school performance video, directed by Our World is Grey.

It has become incredibly fashionable to mine ’90s rock performance videos as a reference. The improvisational approach of videos for Breeders, Pixies and early Weezer, as well as the cheap 16mm aesthetic of grunge, has become oddly aspirational. So it’s great to see a video that looks authentically like the post-rock videos it is channeling. And appropriate for a young, regional band carrying the DIY spirit of that era.

DOPs Jamie Harding and Daniel Broadley deserve a special mention. Their period look, shot on 16mm and Super-8mm, gives the video a homegrown, lived-in quality.

PRO Credits


DirectorOur World Is Grey
ProducerJack Lightfoot
Production CompanyBlindeye Films
Director of PhotographyDaniel Broadley
EditorJoshua Halling
ColouristDan Moran
LabelHopeless Records
Production AssistantLouis Catlett
Director of PhotographyJamie Harding
Other creditsFilm Provided By Frame24 Processed At Kodak

Ned Botwood - 4th July 2019

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