David Knight - 20th Jan 2015

Ramón Ayala pulls out the stops to create a irresistable confection of decadence and dangerous glamour for A-Trak's Push - starring ATL producer TM88 of 808 Mafia and his crew, model Dolorès Doll and girlfriends, and a baby tiger - all taking place in a castle in France.

"My approach to dance music has always been a bit left, so the last thing I wanted was one of those sparkler bottle 'lets make this night live forever!' videos," A-Trak said in an email to FADER. Ramón's video is certainly not that, and this sophisticated, erotic soirée climaxes in a sumptuous feast. How European is that? 

"I wanted to make something with the opulence of a rap video, but shot like a renaissance painting," A-Trak continued. "It's kind of like Eyes Wide Shut meets Burning Man."

PRO Credits


DirectorRamón Ayala
ProducerBenjamin Benhamou
Production CompanyStandard Films
Executive ProducerElias Belkeddar
Production ManagerCecilia Kotula
1st ADDine Haouari
Director of PhotographyJake Scott
Focus PullerMartin Neumann
2nd ACLoup Lebreton
GafferGregory Turbellier
Art DirectorLola Osorio
WardrobeGeorgia Pendlebury
Make-upEmilie Peletier
EditorEdouard Mailaender
ColouristGabriel Porier
Grading companyNightshift
Post production companyNightshift
Director's RepresentationStandard Films
CommissionerAlain Macklovitch
LabelFool's Gold
Other creditsCAST: Dolorès Doll, TM88, A-Trak, Lola Viande, Aliane Uwimana, Emotion Lafolie, Flora Mathieu, Marissa Seraphin, Philippine Liepvre

David Knight - 20th Jan 2015

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