Promonews - 24th July 2019

Shan Phearon tells a stylised story of a gangster's rise and fall, for fast-rapping Ocean Wisdom.

Phearon experiments with unrelenting axis roll photography and extreme wide angle perspectives for their storytelling possibilities, and its a terrific sensory experience. It's also a metaphor for the theme of lives spinning out of control.

Turning rap iconography into a gothic acid-opera with crime thrills gone awry & lovers on the lam hints, the new video from recent Warning signing Ocean Wisdom aims to hypnotise quite like the mind-bending cadence of the artist fronting.

To achieve their gothic rap opera, the production team designed and created their own hacked motorized rollover camera rig - controlling the device using a Playstation controller. Very smart filmmaking indeed.

PRO Credits


DirectorShan Phearon
ProducerShan Phearon
Executive ProducerIndiana Mookram
Production ManagerAlexia De Rafael
1st ADKashman Harris
Director of PhotographyCourtney J Bennett
Focus PullerEve Carreno
2nd ACTom Soltonas
GafferJoe Nkadi
Art DirectorSheena Brobbey
WardrobeYuriko Takiguchi
ColouristArthur Graham-Maw
Post ProducerChristian Parton
Lead actorOcean Wisdom / Jasmine Imboden
CommissionerJohn Moule
LabelWarner Records Uk / Beyond Measure
Other creditsRig Operator: Steven Santa Cruz Associate Art Director: Charlotte Toon Art Assistant: Pierfrancesco Mari Aerial Rig: Keith L Grip: Keifer Taylor Wardrobe Assistant: Manny Lago PA: Michael Sahr Location Manager: Pauline Long Artists Mgmt: Kristian Kolakovic

Promonews - 24th July 2019

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