Donny Benét 'Konichiwa' by Alexander O. Smith

Donny Benét 'Konichiwa' by Alexander O. Smith
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"90% of budget went on hiring the sofa and armchair," says Alexander O. Smith (the director formerly known as Alex Smith), referring to his new Donny Benét video. He certainly came up with a novel way for not paying extras to play the party guests.

This is a thoroughly entertaining video for a leading light in Australia's burgeoning indie-lounge-disco scene, where Smith used motion control in a rather more lo-fi way that they used to back in the Nineties. That's what makes it so fab - that, and the sofa and armchair, of course...

Credits

Director
Alex Smith
Producer
Alex Smith
Hair
Amy Sartorel
VFX Company
FIN Design & Effects
Label
Dot Dash/Remote Control
Motion Control Operator
Harry Dakanalis
Stunt Co-ordinator
Harry Dakanalis
Assistant Stunt Co-ordinator
Mark Le Cornu
Lighting Associates
Finbarr Collins And Renier Bronn
Cast
Donny Benét, Rosie Cremer, Talayna Moana Nikora

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