Rob Ulitski - 18th Aug 2020

Mary Rozzi directs a hyperactive, 80's-inspired promo for Purple Disco Machine + Sophie And The Giants. 

Packed full of VFX trickery, created from footage shot in Germany, the UK and US, the visual for Hypnotized pays homage to early greenscreen music videos, reminiscent of Deee-lite's The Groove Is In The Heart, with a contemporised, glitchy aesthetic.

The distorted VHS vibe exudes nostalgic charm, zipping along at a breakneck speed as it unravels layer upon layer of energetic performance. 


This production was a global dance party.

"I loved stepping into a VFX hypnotic space with these two amazing artists. This production was a global dance party, a multi-process shoot, captured remotely and assembled via pit stops in Dresden, Berlin, London, Sheffield and Los Angeles.

"Our cut-and-paste style allowed for a ton of improv and experimentation and we had a blast."

PRO Credits


DirectorMary Rozzi
Production CompanyScheme Engine
Executive ProducerJannie McInnes
Director of PhotographyMary Rozzi
StylistSiobhan Lyons
EditorJacob Mendel
Post production companyFlawless Post
Post ProducerRik Michul
Post ProducerHoward Shur
VFXLisanne Lessekuta
VFXJacob Mendel
Director's RepresentationAlexa Haywood at Free Agent UK
Other creditsCreative Assistant Editor: Kimberly Cole

Rob Ulitski - 18th Aug 2020

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