Rob Ulitski - 30th Apr 2021

Melody Maker directs a transcendent promo for new RCA signing Rhett Nicholl.

Shot on 16mm, we see the artist performing in an apartment surrounded by religious iconography, as an otherworldly sun burns through the windows and drenches the location in a saturated yellow light. 

Layered with abstract cutaways and experimental animation, the cinematography by Thomas English is gorgeous, perfectly suited to the concept, and the use of multiple formats adds a contemporary spin to the nostalgic style. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorMelody Maker
ProducerJake River Parker
Production CompanyCommon People Films
Executive ProducerRamy Dance
Production ManagerOliver Hill
1st ADSam Roffey
Director of PhotographyThomas English
Focus PullerChris Steel
2nd ACAlison Martin
GafferChris Brennan
Art DirectorKatie South
EditorCharles Gamble
ColouristThomas Mangham
Post ProducerCharlie Morris
VFXDom Spall
Film LaboratoryCinelab Film and Digital
Other creditsSpark - Berlinda Best

Rob Ulitski - 30th Apr 2021

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