Juan S. Jimenez directs a majestic journey through the essence of Latin American culture, in his video for Gotopo's Malembe.
MF Tomlinson 'Last Days Of Rome' by Freddie Leyden
MF Tomlinson explores the duality of life in Freddie Leyden's vision for Last Days of Rome.
Shot in London and Australia, the visual focuses on the dichotomy of everyday life, represented by contrasting locations and clever transitions. The use of two different DoPs, Will Pope and Kevin Khang, elevates the theme, presenting two unique styles that effortlessly come together to form a unified concept.
MF was terribly dressed for all locations - freezing in London and boiling in Australia.
"MF Tomlinson and I were both in Australia over Christmas and thought we'd make the most of it. We bring you this international, underwater, visual feast that slips between inner and outer worlds.
"Scenes from around MF's studio in Limehouse to Kondalilla Falls in Queensland. We shot there just a few days before Christmas. At this time the fires were burning all over Australia, and it was not long before the hellish red skies at Mallacoota on the 31st. It was a profound experience to be in the bush at that time, especially given the message of the song.
"It was a far cry from the scenes in the gloomy foreboding arches near my studio in Limehouse, London. We wanted to give the impression of something like Gotham. MF was terribly dressed for all locations - freezing in London and boiling in Australia. What you wouldn’t expect is the tank where we shot (Under The Water Media) was kept a very toasty 33 degrees centigrade. Swimming in a thick felt coat with weights strapped to him was even hotter/tougher than running around the National Park in the height of Aussie summer!
"We chose the environments for their symbolism, using the language of dreams. They both have a duality. The forest is at first an alien inhospitable place - is it the world after the anthropocene, or before it, or the natural world in which we belong? The water is at first calming, womb like - living in a bubble, an algorithm. You can play here, but if you stay too long you'll drown."
|Production Company||Drumcliff Films|
|Local Fixer||Ani Wilson|
|Director of Photography||Will Pope|
|Director of Photography||Kevin Khang|
|Focus Puller||Francis Boyter|
|Grading company||Silk & Bubble|
Creative studio AMITYBLOC has directed an inventive lockdown video for emerging rapper Respons, in their second creative collaboration together.
Becky Hill yearns for Nirvana in Rebekah Creative's video for her and Sigala's Heaven On My Mind.
DoP Rik Burnell makes his directing debut with this engrossing black and white visual for Tiana Major9, inspired by the work of photographer Horace Ové.
UKMVA Jury Members now have just a few more days to complete their judging assignments in the …
RadicalMedia have announced that British-Nigerian director Samona Olanipekun has joined the …
The first round of judging in the Best Video and the Technical Achievement categories at …
UKMVA Jury Members now have just a few more days to complete their first round judging …
A new incubator scheme called Three Minutes is offering the chance for young, unsigned directors a …
The UK Music Video Awards has collaborated with m-v-f-, the music video festival …