Promonews - 18th Aug 2021

Benjamin Jones - aka 'Vidiotbrain' - has created a mixed media marvel for prog rock artist Ross Jennings, combining stop frame animation with live performance.   

Jones created this with all manner of found objects - toys, puppets, clothes, cardboard and other household bits - arranging imagery and animated text to coincide with the music and footage of Jennings's performance, then bringing everything together in Adobe After Effects.

It's a tremendous feat of DIY filmmaking, a labour of love that is even more impressive considering the fact that in true prog-rock fashion, Jennings's song Violet is five and a half minutes in length, and Jones's imaginative use of his materials, props and cut-outs to frame the singer's performance never flags.


DirectorBenjamin Jones
ProducerBenjamin Jones
Production CompanyPreference Studio
Executive ProducerRoss Jennings
Director of PhotographyBenjamin Jones
Art DirectorBenjamin Jones
WardrobeRoss Jennings
HairRoss Jennings
EditorBenjamin Jones
LabelGraphite Records Ltd

Promonews - 18th Aug 2021

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