Rob Ulitski - 9th Jan 2020

KC Locke pulls out all the stops for Mist in this high octane video for Savage.  

At a gritty nondescript airfield, a flurry of drifting cars, quad bikes and motorbikes roar towards the camera, while Mist hangs out of the passenger side window and performs. These are the cinematic-style shots the director is known for, and there are dozens of such moments packed within the short visual.

Working with DP Sam Meyer, Locke deployed various cinematography techniques including new tech FPV race drones, Russian arm and 4x4 buggy cams to capture the high-stakes energy of the concept. It's another landmark piece in the director's phenomenal breakthrough year.


"With the song being only 2min 30 seconds I wanted the visual to match the pace of the song while also revealing new and exciting elements as the video unfolds.

"The edit was turned around within 12 hours of the shoot. Working closely with my editor Jamil Shaukat the aim was to keep the energy high while also allowing space for Mist’s darish performances. Jamil made the edit perfect with his love for the craft and music combined."

PRO Credits


DirectorKC Locke
ProducerGwilym Lewis-Brooke
Production ManagerBruno Loureiro
1st ADLuke Goodrich
Director of PhotographySam Mayer
Focus PullerLouis Vella
2nd ACCharlie Tierney
EditorJamil Shaukat
Editing companyKlash Productions
ColouristAlex Gregory
Grading companyThe Mill
Post ProducerCharlie Morris
CommissionerNathan Tettey
LabelWarner Music
Other creditsStunt Co-ordinator: Billy Davey Precision Driver: David Hammatt Head Tech: Max Hammatt Arm Operator: James Davis Head Operator: Phil Arntz Location Manager: Charles Lawerence Prod Assistant: Michael Newton Drone Op: Alexander Rees 2nd Drone Op: Chris Allen Action Car: 99 Cars Drifters: Josh King, Look Grivas Oliver Evans Sam Knott, Luke Kay DIT: Jamil Shaukat 2nd AD: Alice Hayes

Rob Ulitski - 9th Jan 2020

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