David Knight - 11th July 2019

He's becoming a respected specialist in the rock genre, but Lewis Cater's video is more than an intense band performance by those emo vets Sum 41.

Interweaved with the band there is also a satirical narrative about the election of a new type of politician in the UK - Cosmo, the first computer-generated political leader. Cosmo starts closing borders, reneging on climate change agreements, and he's orange. Remind you of anyone? 

The video for 45 is all about the division in society caused by populism, exemplified by Brexit. It covers similar themes to the brilliant TV series Years & Years. And there is still room for that banging performance by the band.

Credits

Art DirectorKatherine Burke
DirectorLewis Cater
Production CompanyZebrafish Media
1st ADJonny Pickup
Director of PhotographyLorenzo Levrini
Focus PullerMarcus Albertson
2nd ACLucas Campain
GafferHarry Buck
ProducerJames Norbury
WardrobeYunhye Choi
Make-upBrooke Lee
EditorLewis Cater
ColouristDan Moran
VFXAlex Cassels
CommissionerMegan Thompson
LabelHopeless Records
Other creditsCamera Trainee: Jim Knight 2nd AD: Ty Hack Best Boy: Sam Baker Spark: Luke Greenan Spark: Alex Magill Lighting Trainee: George Weight Lighting Trainee: Joe Mullen Art Assistant: Jo Lindmark Art Assistant: David Hamilton Art Assistant: Jade Rache Art Assistant: George Stocks Character Design/Animation: Brian Thomas Make Up Assistant: Joanna Franks Stylist: Yunhye Choi Runner: Michael Newton Runner: Jay Notley Runner: Jens Nielson Runner: Joe Oliver

David Knight - 11th July 2019

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