Rob Ulitski - 12th June 2020

Rollo Jackson directs a mesmerising performance visual for newcomer Pa Salieu's Betty. 

Opening in an exterior location under a strangely-hued pink sky, the video is formed of dynamic performance setups, spectacular VFX work -including the artist atop several 3D body parts- and a lo-fi performance captured on an infrared camera.

The lyrical content and visual concept are very much open to interpretation and deeper insight. Salieu wrote the track to explore both the vibrance and difficulty of black life, against the backdrop of perpetual violence and grief in his lived experiences, and these themes punctuate the video throughout.

PRO Credits


DirectorRollo Jackson
ProducerElly Camisa
ProducerTom Gardner
Production CompanySomesuch
Executive ProducerSaskia Whinney
Director of PhotographyDeepa Keshvala
RunnerChloe Slattery
LocationElliott Power
Editing companyTrim Editing
EditorFouad Gaber
Post ProducerTatyana Alexandra
Post production companyElectric Theatre Collective
Post ProducerOliver Whitworth
ColouristLuke Morrison
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Other credits2D Lead: James Belch 2D Artists: Alberto Pizzocchero, Adam Woolrich, CJ Gaikwad Trails App: Zach Lieberman

Rob Ulitski - 12th June 2020

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