Rob Ulitski - 28th Aug 2020

Joesef can't get comfortable in Molly Burdett's video for I Wonder Why.

Examining the dichotomous emotions that come with loss and heartache, the concept transitions from cold blue colours - as if frozen in time and not knowning where to turn - to warm reds, an overload of information that leads to a meltdown... quite literally. 

Strikingly still and composed, DoP Adric Watson uses subtle camera movement and intriguing composition to further the narrative, without taking any attention away from the performance.

"I Wonder Why is about the slow burn of heartache, and the cyclical nature of losing someone and trying to forget about it," Molly Burdett tells us. "This intimate video reflects these transitional mental states."

PRO Credits


DirectorMolly Burdett
ProducerRosie Brear
Executive ProducerMiles Nathan
1st ADTy Hack
Director of PhotographyAdric Watson
GafferEsteban Gimpelewicz
Art DirectorCharlotte King
WardrobeNathan Henry
Make-upShamirah Sairally
EditorHasani Franke
Editing companyWork Editorial
ColouristAdam Clarke
Post production companyAbsolute Post
Post ProducerEllie McNaughtan
CommissionerConnie Meade
Other creditsMovement Director - Chi-San Howard Focus Puller - Eve Carreño Loader - Josefine Thieme Trainee - Ysiss McKen Spark - Leopold Nasseans Spark - Jeff Celis Art Dept Assist - Kaitlin McCoo Runner - Chiara Guy Post Exec Producer - Jenna Le Noury @ Absolute Post Assistant Post Producer - Ava Millard Assistant Post Producer - Ollie Ireland Sound Mix - No 8

Rob Ulitski - 28th Aug 2020

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