Promonews - 10th Apr 2019

A riotously entertaining video for new band Push Baby's ode to the ironies of modern fame, co-directed by frontman Jake Roche and Moon, for the band's debut Mama's House.

It's a series of adrenalin-fuelled performance scenarios, delivered with panache and showcasing Roche's considerable charisma - starting with him in his Y fronts with his eyes gouged out, with a donkey, in a padded cell of his own making. And the intensity never flags from that point.  

With Francis Lane's striking cinematography, the band move into a performance scenario made for ultra-violet light, which blows up into a flourescent light show. And then moves into more conceptual rooms - each showing off each of bandmember and different elements of Jake’s deep dark thoughts - and eventually one that collapses to reveal its in the middle of nowhere, next to a flaming kiosk - and then things get really weird...

This wild tour de force took four months to make, a real achievement entirely made with practical effects - no CGI here. It does have an old-school feel - but Push Baby are one for the future.

PRO Credits


ProducerStuart Hall
Production CompanySlick Films
Executive ProducerMoon
Executive ProducerChris Overton
Production ManagerCharlotte Henwood
1st ADAfzal Robani
Director of PhotographyFrancis Lane
Focus PullerJp Hung
2nd ACAsia Rose Kilgallon
GafferYan Murawski
Art DirectorBenny Casey 
WardrobeEleni Bantra
Hair & Make-upLeannah Carer
SteadicamLuke Oliver
EditorStefan Abingdon
ColouristJax Harney
Grading companyCHEAT
Post ProducerFranky Chadwick
VFXLeslie Wai
CommissionerTamara Brooks
Local FixerAndrei Croitor
Other creditsDesk Operator: David Baldwin Jib Op: Mike Drury Rigger: David Broadfoot Fixer: Andrei Croitor Sparks: Rob Cairns, Hamza Twomey, Cameille Liberto

Promonews - 10th Apr 2019

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