Rob Ulitski - 1st Sept 2020

Thomas James directs a necrotic POV promo for Ghostpoet's new single I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep. 

Speeding through a hellish trip from life to death, the video employs a unique visual style, which flickers from POV to out-of-body, third-person snapshots. 

Ending with burning landscapes and ghoulish monsters, every frame of the visual elevates the growing tension, and DoP Morgan Sinclair's atypical use of colour adds a sense of doom to the unravelling narrative. 

Bold and innovative, the concept is a perfect match to the enigmatic track, and a source of nightmare fuel for anyone who tunes in. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorThomas James
ProducerThomas James
Executive ProducerSam Holmes
1st ADPolly Millner
Director of PhotographyMorgan Sinclair
Focus PullerJuan Minotta
EditorSara Faulkner
ColouristAlexandre Nerzic
VFXBig Buoy/lex Hag/ Jam
CommissionerSean Mayo
LabelPIAS
Other creditsDrone Op: Elliott Chyi Art Dep Assistants: Imogen Smith, Polly Millner Sound Recordist: Edwin Weiss Runners: Sophie Pignatelli, Alex Victoria Conform: Elizabeth Lishmund

Rob Ulitski - 1st Sept 2020

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