Ed Bulmer directs a surreal, multi-format video for Declan McKenna's new song that focusses on the hypocrisy of the British arms trade.
Coldplay 'Daddy' by Åsa Lucander
Åsa Lucander's lovely video for Coldplay takes a mixed media approach to tell the story of a girl lost at sea, alone in a rowing boat sailing towards the unknown.
Using live action puppetry, digitally painted sets and 2D animation, the tapestry of styles in the Daddy video combine to create a world of turbulent sea and sea creatures, that embody the girl's memories of her dad. The result is wonderful and poignant - a rare music video but characteristically superbly-crafted piece from Aardman Animation in Bristol.
Director Åsa Lucander explains the process, from concept and storyboard to the skilful execution, in her behind the scenes blog.
|Production Company||Aardman Animations|
|Production Manager||Tamsin Clay Bee|
|1st AD||Lisa Butler|
|Director of Photography||Simon Jacobs|
|Other credits||Puppets - Brunskill & Grimes Puppeteers - Andy Brunskill, Jimmy Grimes, Katie Williams Production Assistant - Annie Wire Storyboard Artist - Henry St Leger Production Design - Åsa Lucander, Marc Moynihan Set Design - Helen Javes Set Dressers - Rachel Bennett & Sophie Marsh Carpenter - Thomas Sewell Puppets - Brunskill & Grimes Electrician - Damien Gray Camera Assistant - Adam Cook Puppeteers - Andy Brunskill, Jimmy Grimes, Katie Williams Effects Animator - Timon Dowdeswell 2D Animator - Henrique Barone Comp Supervisor - Bram Ttwheam Matte Painter - Marc Moynihan Compositors - Andre Brandt, Chuen Tsang,Vlad Iliescu, Mark Pinheiro, Jordanne Richards, Jake Short, Chris Hawkes, Doris Rastinger Tracklay & Soundmix - Will Davies Runner - Christopher Box|
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