Luke Bather - 20th Oct 2016

Kristian Young uses animation and live action to combine two worlds in this light, carefree clip that gives us one final grasp at summer.

The performance video follows Jasmine Thompson through the lesser-known side of Ibiza, taking in some incredible scenery and dancing around as illustrated parts of her world chop and change with the beat.


'When the brief came in it was clear that this track was unique for its genre, musically, and that we weren't going to make something that was super pop for the film to accompany it. With Ibiza as our main focus, we wanted to head into the more abstract and lesser known side of the island, capturing something that had hints of Bohemia against white washed towns and performances that were fairly enigmatic from Jasmine.

"We then had the chance to link the collaboration between Jasmine and Thomas with stunning hand drawn animation from Jack Brown, and that allowed us to feature both Thomas (who was in L.A at the time) and Jasmine in the same world, despite being thousands of miles apart.

"We were lucky to have a super small team where we could be really organic with our ideas and bounce loads off each other based around our pre-planned routes, and it allowed us to really enjoy the time on the island and get the most out of every scene. That, plus the incredible rapper's style villa we managed to stay in with its own massive pool, which probably helped..." 

Watch 'Thomas Jack ft. Jasmine Thompson 'Rise Up' by Kristian Young' here

PRO Credits


DirectorKristian Young
ProducerCal Gordon
ProducerMike Heath
Production CompanyBurning Reel
Director of PhotographyJamie Korn
2nd ACMax Openshaw
Make-upEmily Tounge
EditorEmily Davies
IllustratorJack Brown
ColouristRebecca Goodeve
Post production companyCreep Post
Director's RepresentationMarisa Garner Associates
CommissionerSam Seager

Luke Bather - 20th Oct 2016

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