Jimmy Brown - 7th Aug 2014

Following the videos for Skin and Do You Even Know, Nadia Marquard Otzen continues her fruitful collaboration with singer Rae Morris with the video for Cold. The song is a duet with Fryars, aka Benjamin Garrett, who also stars in the video, as Nadia transforms the battling relationship described in the song on a grand scale. 

The setting is an impressively huge hanger-like space, where two groups of male and female dancers represent the conflict of the two main protagonists, through the choreography of Aaron Sillis, in a compelling and original way...


"It’s a rare chance to get to develop a relationship between the filmmaker and artist these days, so it’s a joy working with Rae and create her visual identity from scratch. She’s up for pushing ideas and concepts out of the norm which is great.

"This time round we played with the idea of the duet - which this track is. We created a stand-off between two people, interpreting the distance and coldness growing between them in an abstract way. While having some fun too."

PRO Credits


DirectorNadia Marquard Otzen
Production CompanyAcademy Films
ProducerLiz Kessler
Director of PhotographyRasmus Heise
ChoreographerAaron Sillis
StylistEmma Savill
EditorDavid Stevens
Editing companyThe Assembly Rooms
ColouristPaul Harrison
Grading companyFinish
PostLee Watson
PostAndy Copping
Post production companyFreelance
Post production companyFinish
LabelAtlantic Records
CommissionerDan Curwin

Jimmy Brown - 7th Aug 2014

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