Rob Ulitski - 23rd Jan 2020

Jade Jackman directs an ensemble of youths "wasting time" in grungy claustrophobic rooms in the video for Salv Goes To Hollywood.

Inspired by an article Jackman read on how business managers were making toilets in workplaces tilted to prevent employees spending too much time on them, the video also draws from Marilyn Manson's Beautiful People and Wong Kar-Wai's 1995 film Fallen Angels

Uniquely twisted in its vision, the art direction from Ranya El-Rafaey is superb, utilising sickly green hues and mould infested textures to create a decidedly grubby aesthetic. Sega's performance is suitably weird, as he spends a great deal of time sat on a toilet tweaking and scratching himself, infested by the contaminated environment. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorJade Jackman
ProducerLauren Mills
Production CompanyDogtooth Films
Director of PhotographyNathalie Pitters
Focus PullerLou Macnamara
2nd ACStefanie Oswald
GafferEdel Gardner
Art DirectorRanya El-rafaey
WardrobeAlia Aluli
HairRussie Miessi
Make-upAlberto Papparotto
EditorD-fran
ColouristScott Harris
Grading companyGlassworks Amsterdam
CommissionerAndy Musgrave
LabelNuxxe
Other creditsSpark: Max Gregory Art Assistants: Hazel Low, Hannah Eccles, Edmund Bassett Production Runner: Jess Padgham DIT: Moyinoluwa Saka Cast: Sega Bodega, Coral Bevan, Nick Finegan, Tori West, Natasha L.D.C. Kasisopa-Campos, Black Venus, Earl James Atkinson, Shun Yin

Rob Ulitski - 23rd Jan 2020

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