Rob Ulitski - 21st Oct 2021

2010's boyband The Wanted are back, with an emotional promo from director Blake Claridge.

Shot on Osea island, we see each of the artists attached to a parachute, having just landed in the idyllic location. They are guided towards each other by a mysterious woman, before reacquainting just in time for a mesmerising fireworks display. 

Talking about the project, Claridge says, "Shooting on an island in Essex in September wasn’t ideal but we certainly lucked out with the weather, which played in our favour of making the boys look great. Being part of creating a comeback video for where they are right now was wonderful to be a part of."

Paying homage to their upbeat, glossy videos of yesteryear, Claridge has captured the energy of the band perfectly, blending the nostalgia of their original work with a more mature sensibility. 

PRO Credits


DirectorBlake Claridge
ProducerJordi Estapé
Production CompanyBlindeye Films
Executive ProducerJack Lightfoot
Line ProducerMatt Craig
Production ManagerEmily Vincent
1st ADSam Roffey
Director of PhotographyHenry Gill
Focus PullerJannick Fjeldsoe
2nd ACJames Huthwaite
SteadicamAustin Philips
GafferRyan Anderson
Art DirectorJoe Munro
WardrobeLuan Sampson
Hair & Make-upJackie Tyson
EditorCraig Coole
ColouristJessica Vile
CastSundal Roy
Director's RepresentationCarrie Sutton
CommissionerAilsa Robertson
Other credits2nd AD: Oli Hill Cam Trainee: Dan Howe Sparks: Alex Butler, Pete Musgrave Art Assistant: Callum Rob MUA Assist: Terri Grisdale Styling Assist: Nick Peters Runners: Oscar Benady, Florence Andrews Medic: Oliver Temple Minibus Driver: John Tyler 2nd UNIT - Producer: James Dearden DP: Terrence Wilkins 1st AC: Luke John Steadicam: Lee Brown

Rob Ulitski - 21st Oct 2021

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