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Wassailer 'Son' by David Bertram

Rob Ulitski - 17th Sept 2020

David Bertram explores destruction and rebirth in his stunning video for London-based up and comer Wassailer, entirely shot at home during Covid lockdown.

Featuring a cast of kids dressed head-to-toe in post-Apocalyptic garments, the brilliant visual for Son presents an alternate perspective of a near-future catastrophe, where children have to fend for themselves and protect what's theirs. 

Shot in cinematic monochrome, the gritty aesthetic elevates the dichotomy of youth and and old age, innocence and guilt. Doubling up as DoP as well as director, Bertram has negotiated breathtaking performances from each of the young cast, anchoring the concept in a devastating reality, which mirrors many of the issues in our current zeitgeist. 

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Rob Ulitski - 17th Sept 2020

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  • Performance
  • Experimental
  • Alternative
  • black and white
  • War
  • post apocalyptic
  • lockdown
  • Covid

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Credits

Production/Creative

Director
David Bertram
Producer
Vadalm
Production Company
Vadalm
Executive Producer
David Bertram
Production Manager
David Bertram
1st AD
Jean-Marc Bevan

Camera

Director of Photography
David Bertram
Focus Puller
Matthieu Notin

Art

Art Director
Jean-Marc Bevan
Art Director
David Bertram

Editorial

Editor
David Bertram
Editing company
Vadalm

Grading

Colourist
David Bertram
Colour grade company
Vadalm

VFX

VFX
David Bertram
Post production company
Vadalm
Post Producer
David Bertram

Agent

Director's Representation

Commission

Commissioner
Aurélien Viot
Label
Empty Streets Records

Other credits

Director Has Been Assisted By Jean-Marc Bevan & Matthieu Notin

Rob Ulitski - 17th Sept 2020

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