David Knight - 17th Nov 2020

In Fred Gervais-Dupuis's video for Montreal electro-duo Dear Criminals, a young country boy confronts relentless terrors in an ever-evolving nightmare.

This is breathtaking stuff. While the subject matter is tremendously bleak - this deathly pale child stumbles through his farmstead home from one horror involving a distorted version of a family member to the next - it is also delivered with an element of wonder, imagination and extraordinary beauty, delivered in stunning black and white cinematography by Kristof Brandl.

Previously known for his stylishly gothic photography, this is Fred Gervais-Dupuis's first music video. What a debut.  

PRO Credits


DirectorFred Gervais-Dupuis
ProducerNancy Grant
Executive ProducerFred Gervais-Dupuis
Director of PhotographyKristof Brandl
Art DirectorMathilde Donnard
WardrobeAJ Helie
Make-upNina Anton
EditorFred Gervais-Dupuis
ProducerNicolas Fontaine
Focus PullerSteven Turcotte
ColouristSimon Boissonneaux
Production CompanyScheme Engine
Other creditsSet Photographer: Juliette Lossky Key Grip: Brice Bodson Best Boys: Philippe Saint-Laurent, Robin Hernandez, William Brandl Art Assistant: Joannie Primeau Sound Design: Samuel Gagnon-Thibodeau VFX Artist: J-F Ferland @Alchemy 24 VFX Artist: Guillaume Chaboud Production Coordinator: Juliet Vauconsant Assistant To The Producers: Catherine Boily Unit Manager : Robin Maurais Production Assistant: Étienne Brisson Cast: Simon St-Louis, Maika Lafrenière, Annabella Jacob, Alexa Pépin, Charles-William Chruickshank, Mali Chouinard, Bluka Paillé, Cédric Thiffault, Sienna Therrien, Emmanuel Schwartz and Charlotte Aubin

David Knight - 17th Nov 2020

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