Sigma, John Newman 'High On You' by Crooked Cynics
We all know the story of boy meets girl. But what if lockdown was to get in the way? This is exactly the question directing duo Crooked Cynics ponder in their charming video for Sigma and John Newman.
The video for High On You explores the relationship of two neighbours who live in opposing apartments. While they battle their own lockdown demons - namely clones of themselves, who represent the very best and very worst of our lockdown habits - they also begin to develop a relationship with each other, which starts by laughing about masks and gloves, and turns into something more serious.
Packed full of fun, laughter and... dancing in the nude, Tom Middleton and Jack Scott - aka Crooked Cynics - deliver a punchy visual to match the upbeat track. It's the lockdown romcom you need in your life right now.
TOM MIDDLETON (CROOKED CYNICS):
"This was actually a very personal tale of when Jack went mad in lockdown. Basically he started talking to himself in the mirror, and this all ended with me shouting him down from a roof with police dogs and his terrified mum. He definitely did not bang the girl next door, but hey, we thought this video needed a happy ending…
"Our friends over at Sandstorm Films absolutely smashed the production, especially all under COVID conditions, with the help of the massive pandemic immune motion control robot. It was a dream job following Jack’s sectioning. God rest his soul."
|Production Company||Sandstorm Films|
|Production Manager||Jenny Chapman|
|1st AD||Peter Morrell|
|Director of Photography||Tristian Chenais|
|Lead actor||Graham Dickson|
|Director's Representation||Marisa Garner Associates|
|Other credits||Techno Op: Mark Patterson Studio : Assistant: Oliver Spencer Runner: Frazer Hopkins|
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