Promonews - 30th June 2021

Filmawi returns with a surreal journey for Mansur Brown’s new single My Prayer.

With Mansur leading as the main character accompanied by the cast of non-actors, Filmawi creates an alternate reality where the gritty urban setting is visited by mysterious forces, and the inhabitants are transfixed by the glowing mysterious phenomena that have started appearing.

Hypnotic in it’s pacing and startling imagery, Filmawi’s docu-style approach is enhanced with impressive VFX work. A great middle ground between the everyday with an otherworldly atmosphere.

The track lends itself very much to the mesmerizing imagery with soothing guitar, haunting melodies matches the energy of the dreamlike sequences making this one that will resonate with the viewer long after it’s finished.

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorFilmawi
ProducerJoseph J Goldman
Production CompanyCOMPULSORY
Executive ProducerKiran Mandla
Production ManagerHugo Holford
1st ADJames Dyer
Casting directorHannah Ashby Ward
CastingLane Casting
Director of PhotographyJake Gabbay
EditorJamie Hodgson
Edit ProducerBen Tomlin
Editing companyWork Editorial
ColouristLuke Morrison
Grade ProducerOliver Whitworth
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Director's RepresentationLee Fairweather
Film LaboratoryCinelab Film and Digital
Other creditsVFX - Kelvin Chan, Phil Wood and The Kroot Cast - Robia Milliner (dancer), Jevan Howard-Jones (dancer), April Milliner (dancer), Cheldon (dancer), Olivette Elder (woman), Jayden Oshenye (young boy), Chantelle Prince Crichlow, Ivor Prince Crichlow, Thierry Prince Crichlow (family)

Promonews - 30th June 2021

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