Sudan Archives 'Limitless' by Femke Huurdeman
Femke Huurdeman depicts Sudan Archives - aka Brittney Parks - as a fiery vampire queen in her transcendent vision for Limitless.
With a spotlight trained on her fangs and a deep blue light pulsating against the backdrop, the opening shot is a haunting preamble that sets the tone for what's to come. Across several setups, Parks explores our obsession with material things, stating "What happened to your dreams? I just wanna go back to times when money didn't make".
This perspective on how we change as people when our fortunes improve is represented through surreal, wistful performance setups and conceptual choreography.
Dominique Aizpurua's art direction across the visual is understated yet incredibly relevant- stripped back props and unique backdrops allow Parks to focus on her message and performance, and the lack of clutter is in parallel to the hard-hitting lyrics.
Limitless is a rare example of a song and visual that transcends its time period and physical location, offering a universal appeal and relatable emotional experience to viewers and listeners.
“It’s about opposite elements and how, as a person, you can feel torn between multiple feelings," says Femke Huurdeman. "It’s not choosing one over the other, but it’s about embracing we all have different layers, and once you know that, you can accept those complexities.”
|Executive Producer||Oscar Romagosa|
|Production Manager||Aina Salarich|
|1st AD||Anna Capdevila|
|Director of Photography||Pepe Gay De Liébana|
|Art Director||Dominique Aizpurua|
|Post Producer||Álvaro Posadas|
|Lead actor||Lane Casting|
|Film Laboratory||Cinelab Film and Digital|
|Other credits||Head Of Production: Alba Barneda, Julia Carrasco Researchers: Álvaro Gimeno, Angie Bolea, Cristian López|
Femke Huurdeman's second video for Flyte features the last girl on Earth, wandering through a world turned to desert. But this is no typical dystopian narrative.
Femke Huurdeman celebrates the power of self-love in her splendid promo for Sigrid's Mirror.
Dutch photographer and filmmaker Femke Huurdeman, recently signed to CANADA, introduces English band Flyte with a beautifully composed, delicately surreal video for their gorgeous and painfully sad …
Femke Huurdeman marries a lo-fi fashion film aesthetic to the slowcore vibe of LA band Zeeland for this visual showcase, Dazed By The Desert.
The new episode of The Promonews Podcast: Talking Music Videos - our series of …
Spindle have announced that Nosisa Majuqwana has joined the London-based production company as …
Elizabeth Doonan, Head of Music and Short Form at SMUGGLER, has now been promoted to …
Caviar have today announced the appointment of Eleri Evans as their new Head of Music & …
Milo Blake, a director known for his emotionally visceral promos for artists such …
The votes are in and the judging panels have met. Now we can reveal who is up for the honours …