Cat Velez - 19th Mar 2015

Having made the transition from ad creative to director, Ollie Wolf has directed an impressive first promo with Caviar in London for American indie-rock band Other Lives' track Reconfiguration - an elegant, self-contained number, shot with smooth steadicam shots of immaculately executed fencing moves.

The clip is deceptively simple at first, yet as the fighters break away from the aggressive, attack-defend dynamic of swordfighting into the expansive and vulnerable space of dance movement, a larger span of expression emerges between them.

The sedative effect of the track paired with the visual interplay between light and dark, intimacy and aggression, makes for a subtle, mesmerising piece.

PRO Credits


DirectorOllie Wolf
Director of PhotographyJack Wilkinson
Executive ProducerLouise Gagen
ProducerAdam Lilley
Line ProducerAella Jordan-Edge
Production CompanyCaviar
SteadicamLawrence Gallagher
1st ACRyan Parkins
Focus PullerRyan Parkins
DITSimon Lakos
GafferAlex Edyvean
RunnerJesse Mico
RunnerSorcha Bradford
StylistSophie Gaten
ChoreographerThomas Herron
DancerThomas Herron
DancerDak Mashava
LabelPlay It Again Sam
CommissionerSean Mayo
EditorLeila Sarraf @ Trim
ColouristJames Bamford
SoundCulum Simpson
Other creditsFencers: Alex Donovan and Alex Beardmore

Cat Velez - 19th Mar 2015

Related Content


Boston Bun 'Paris Groove' by Ollie Wolf

Ollie Wolf’s follow-up to his tongue-in-cheek deconstruction of music video in Josef Salvat's Open Season, with this humorous and somewhat unsettling video for Boston …

Cat Velez - 26th Jan 2016


Josef Salvat 'Paradise' by Ollie Wolf

Young director Ollie Wolf has followed up his previous collaboration with Australian pop singer Josef Salvat for Open Season with this video for his latest single Paradise.

Cat Velez - 9th Feb 2016


Nao 'Fool To Love' by Ollie Wolf

Sometimes, the greatest battle happens within oneself - an idea that Ollie Wolf has reached in and externalised in his new video for Nao.

Luke Bather - 25th May 2016


Tom Walker 'Heartland' by Ollie Wolf

Ollie Wolf has created a beautifully-crafted short film for British singer-songwriter Tom Walker, exploring themes rippling through British society that have arguably been brought into sharper focus …

David Knight - 10th Oct 2017

Latest News