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James Massiah 'Natural Born Killers (Ride For Me)' by Ian Pons Jewell
Ian Pons Jewell is back with the first of two new music videos, for London-based poet, musician and artist James Massiah - and brings us the end of the world in his own inimitable fashion.
The video for Massiah's Natural Born Killers shows a city facing the ultimate unbearable heatwave, one that brings about a rush of dopamine, as the inhabitants of the city sweat out their final hours. The heat is inescapable, and Pons Jewell brings us a snapshot of an epic storyline featuring different characters - including Massiah, the last person on Earth to retain any cool.
Everyone else is surrendered to their fate, and not wearing much - or anything at all. Which leads to the inspired use of VFX in the final scene where Pons Jewell puts his own characteristically off-the-wall twist on this parable of global heating - a melted man.
Shot in Buenos Aires, Mauro Chiarello’s cinematography focuses on contrast, blown out highlights and a burnt orange colour palette, and helps create a sense of apocalyptic dread in both the exterior and interior locations. Meanwhile, Time Based Arts in London created the inspired VFX, culminating in that extraordinary final scene.
|Director||Ian Pons Jewell|
|Producer||Tito Ortiz Basualdo|
|Production Company||Landia, In Association With Reset|
|Production Company||Time Based Arts|
|Executive Producer||Luciana Abramzon|
|1st AD||Andrés Chenaut|
|Director of Photography||Mauro Chiarello|
|2nd AC||Maximiliano Villavedra|
|Art Director||Sebastian Beretta|
|Hair & Make-up||Lucrecia Fontana - Magdalena Wust|
|Hair & Make-up||Magdalena Wust|
|Editing company||The Assembly Rooms|
|Post production company||Time Based Arts|
|Director's Representation||Landia, Reset|
|Other credits||Managing Partner & EP: Adrián D’Amario Managing Director & EP: Dave Morrison 2nd AD: Barbara Terasani 3rd AD: Teresita Barusso Key PA: Juan Escolar PA: Nicolás Schneider Runner: Jose Fogwill Focus Pullers: Hernán Alberto, Alvarado Martinez 2nd AC: Maximiliano Villavedra DIT: Pabl Bernst Video Assistant: Ana Carolina Strongoli, Lorna Santiago Steadicam: Nicolás Mayer Steadicam Asst; Laura Molteni 2nd Lead: Thiago Dantas 2D Artists: Adam Paterson, Jamie Crofts, Linda Cieniawska, Matt Shires, Stephen Grasso, Will Robinson 3D Artists: Francois Roisin, Jon Park, How, Zoé Sottiaux, Mike Battcock, Sam Osborne Key Grip: Nestor Eduardo Paradiso Grip: Roberto Julián Regueiro, Daniel Chitarino Electicians: Sergio Piñeyro, Ezequiel Martin Stoeff, Gabriel Dario Barrera Genny op: Sergio Salgado: Genny Op Art/Props: Viru Patricio Lobo, Pablo Lamoglia, Lucas Amado Glam Squad: Maria Victoria Fernandez, María Constantina Hearne, Lucia Parisi, Josefina Fascetto Casting: Agustin Aguirre at Saigon Casting Equipment: Alfavisión Directors Representation (UK): Academy Films|
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