Promonews - 23rd Nov 2020

In this video for Chinese indie band Hedgehog, director Haonan Wang has created a video in which a man escapes from the endless drudgery of a dystopia stuck on repeat, by escaping into his own fantastical world. 

In his claustrophobic apartment our hero works incessantly on restoring old clockwork toys - to populate a world ultimately controlled by kids.

Perhaps not surprisingly, it was the Haonon Wang's own period of quarantine - stuck in a cheap hotel in Shanghai at the height of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, that inspired the video for Bat.

Credits

DirectorHaonan Wang
ProducerJinming Zhong
Production CompanyRound2Film
CastNaughty Xiao
Production designerLuyue Meng
Director of PhotographyWenqlang He
GafferZhengfei Wang
Stylist (Artist)Luyue Meng
Wardrobe & HairLuyue Meng
Wardrobe & HairHuizhen Zhong
EditorHaonan Wang
EditorMinxing Liao
Animation DirectorCassie Shao
PuppeteerHikaru
ColouristDavid Rivero Martin
VFXPengfei Dang
WriterHaonan Wang

Promonews - 23rd Nov 2020

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