Burna Boy ft Chris Martin 'Monsters You Made' (for the BET Hip-Hop Awards) by Filmawi
Filmawi has created a hugely impactful video for Burna Boy’s performance of the heartfelt Monsters You Made for the BET Hip-Hop Awards.
Evoking the era of the Black Panthers, the Nigerian superstar performs to students in front of footage of peaceful mass protests through the decades, in an atmospheric old building that is now a place of learning. The youths absorb Burna's words, while he is supported by a passionate live band - and Chris Martin appears, performing the chorus, as part of the film projection.
Filmawi’s scene-setting and measured approach compliment the song's impassioned message to stop police brutality everywhere - including the movement in Nigeria to dismantle the notorious SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad). The band are wearing #StopPoliceBrutality T-shirts and as the performance ends, fists are held high, as a list of names of innocent Nigerians killed by SARS appears in the final frames. This a video that lingers in the mind long after it finishes.
|Producer||Joseph J Goldman|
|Executive Producer||Kiran Mandla|
|Production Manager||Ash Teague|
|1st AD||Chris Malin|
|Director of Photography||Olan Collardy|
|Creative Director||Ronami Ogulu|
|Art Director||Zuzanna Skurtys|
|Grading company||The Mill|
|Editing company||Trim Editing|
COMPULSORY have announced the latest addition to its roster: award-winning photographer and filmmaker Filmawi. The former agency creative joins the production company for UK representation in …
Filmawi's ethereal video for Hamzaa is located on a mist-shrouded beach, where a dancer appears to walk on water, finding inspiration through the gloom, while Hamzaa herself provides a …
Filmawi - nominated for an UKMVA award last year for MJ Cole ft. Kojey Radical – combines gritty reality with hyperreal VFX in this video for Jay Prince.
Saturated red lighting and a haunting cacophony of voices throw us straight into Filmawi's new visual for Empara Mi, in which the singer repeatedly faces violent death - but then returns to fight …
The third episode of Promonews' new series of podcasts with creatives in the music video …
The second episode of Promonews' new series of podcasts with creatives in the music video …
The UK Music Video Awards for 2021 is now open. And there are more awards than ever in …
Pulse Films have announced the signing of directing duo Machine Operated, who have directed …
Promonews is delighted to announce the launch of its first podcast series The Promonews Podcast - …
London-based animation production company Blinkink have announced the arrival of four …