Alan Masferrer presents a heavy-smoking playboy and his delightfully energetic friend in this kooky and very charming two-hander for LA's electro-disco duo Oliver.With plenty of …
Alessia Cara 'Growing Pains' by Alan Masferrer
Spanish director Alan Masferrer has created an idiosyncratic showcase for Alessia Cara - winner of Best New Artist at the 2018 Grammys - and the first single from her new album: a very stripped-down, conceptually-led version of a big studio production number that figuratively represents the jumble of emotions in Alessia's song Growing Pains.
In a huge set, Masferrer uses theatrical lighting, fabric, occasional props and an impressive squad of dancers to tell the story behind the big suit that Alessia is wearing on the cover of her new album. It's also about navigating the obstacle course to adulthood, and also achieved in what appears to be a single take - with a real 'how did they do that?' moment coming at the end.
"It was a big challenge to shoot it in one take, although there is an obvious addition that you will appreciate as soon as you watch it.
"Everything that happens in the video makes sense with what Alessia wanted to transmit with the song, but I think she was really brave to go on board with this idea as it subverts her usual environment."
|Executive Producer||Dani Monedero|
|Production Manager||Raquel Giménez|
|1st AD||Juantxo Grafulla|
|Director of Photography||Pau Castejón|
|Art Director||Toni Castells|
|Grading company||La Metropolitana|
|Post Producer||Roberto García|
|Label||Def Jam Recordings|
|Executive Producer||Jesus Alamo|
|Other credits||Focus Puller: Alex González Steadycam: José Antonio Sousa Underwater Operator: Txema Vega Fx: Oriol Tarrida - Nasa FX Make-up Assistants: Alba Gómez, Laura Sans, Carmina Camps Stylist Assistants: Adam Ricort, Laia Gutiérrez CAST: Aarón Rides José Cuenca Daniel Méndez José Miguel Medina, Marina Fernández De Haro, Sheila Jordà, Àlex Herrador, Arantxa Albiach|
Alan Masferrer has directed this wonderfully atmospheric representation of the different stages in human life, employing expressive choreography, elegant projections and lighting set-ups. The …
Here is a superb video from director Alan Masferrer for London duo Antony & Cleopatra's dance track Love Is A Lonely Dancer.With a clever interplay between angular modern …
Alan Masferrer follows up the beautiful weirdness of his Antony & Cleopatra video earlier this year with another stunning and explosively imaginative piece of work for Klyne, featuring the …
Shiny put on events to help diverse, emerging filmmaker talent to build career networks.Their next event is Fashion Film: Networking, hosted at Framestore during London Fashion Week.The …
For the second year running Directors UK, the professional association of UK screen directors, is partnering this year's UK Music Video Awards.Directors UK is the professional …
Dougal Wilson does it again - and this time, for his latest John Lewis ad (which is also for Waitrose) he's honouring one of the greatest music videos of all time with a splendid heartwarming, …
The first round of judging in the Best Video and nearly all the Technical Achievement categories* at the UK Music Video Awards 2018 must end at midnight tonight, BST.It's the last chance …
The deadline for the first round of judging for the Music genre categories and most of the Technical Achievement categories at this year's UK Music Video Awards 2018 is approaching …
Judging for the UK Music Video Awards 2018 is now under way in most categories at this year's awards, with judging opening in more categories opening tomorrow (August 23rd).The online platform …