Rob Ulitski - 13th Oct 2021

Vasilisa Forbes directs a yearning promo for Phoebe Green. 

In the video for So Grown Up, Phoebe and her best friend Izzy relive poignant teenage nostalgia as they navigate the streets of their childhood home, Blackpool, re-enacting moments from their youth.

The tender and mature lyrics reflect on their experience of unsavoury romance, hurt, the pain of reality, and the desire to remain child-like indefinitely. The bittersweet glow of wistfulness is met with a ‘coming-of-age’ narrative and the brutalist, coastal arcade mania of Blackpool.

The hazy cinematography perfectly encapsulates the dreamlike nature of the concept, whilst the contrasting colour palettes - between the vibrant styling and grey, destaurated surroundings - heighten the dichotomy. 

PRO Credits


DirectorVasilisa Forbes
ProducerMicheal Newton
Production CompanyLowkey Films
Executive ProducerVanessa Mc Donnell
1st ADDanny Stoker
Director of PhotographyMorgan Sinclair
Focus PullerChelsea Bernard
2nd ACLaura Guilera
WardrobeAlisa Chaplin
Hair & Make-upMaria Mclenaghan
EditorVasilisa Forbes
ColouristKatie Dymmock
Grading companyCoffee & TV
Post ProducerShannen Ward
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerLaura Taylor - Redlight Management
Other creditsSplitter Van Driver: Harry Rule Kit Van Driver: Philippe Biker Boy: Alexander Dodd Girl 1: Beth Mckenzie Girl 2: Katie Ire Father: Michael Malak

Rob Ulitski - 13th Oct 2021

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