Promonews - 14th June 2021

Noah Lee creates a palpably resonant dreamworld, full of quirky visual tricks streaming from the subconscious of his subject, the intriguing Celeste, in the video for Tonight Tonight.

Once Lee sets the scene by putting Celeste through the mini-hell of not being able to light her recalcitrant cigarette, the video progresses into the psyche of the character our songstress embodies. The film meanders through dive bars and Alice-in-Wonderland-esque hallways filled with butterflies and complicated individuals.

It’s definitely the film’s distortions on common realities that make its dreamworld feel somewhat familiar - an authentic imagining of a subconscious mind. It's also framed in a film aesthetic, and with use of lenses that creates an aura that manages to be glamourous and romantic as well as surreal.

PRO Credits


DirectorNoah Lee
ProducerSuzan Mustafa
ProducerKate Brady
Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
Executive ProducerTom Berendson
1st ADJack Meredith
Director of PhotographyHarry Wheeler
Focus PullerPhilip J Heron
2nd ACJames Malamatinas
GafferLee Parfitt
Art DirectorElena Isolini
WardrobeEmma Lipop
Hair & Make-upVicky Morris
EditorNoah Lee
ColouristKaitlyn Battistelli
Post ProducerMikko Ruostila
CommissionerMarco Grey
Director's Rep (UK)OB Management
Film LaboratoryCinelab Film and Digital
Other creditsCo-Producer: Ryan Slim Benyaiche B-Camera: Danny Lee Set Builders: Joel Baldwin, George Horobin, Aubrey Haskard Score: Ryan Slim Benyaiche Trumpet: Clément Le Gall Harp: Naomi Greene

Promonews - 14th June 2021

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