Cat Velez - 1st Feb 2016

Pillowtalk is the first single from former One Direction member Zayn Malik’s highly-anticipated solo album Mind of Mine. 

Directed by Bouha Kazmi, the artistic, surreal and provocative video, starring supermodel Gigi Hadid, which sees Zayn navigating a sexual fantasia across a composition of over two hundred different shots developed by Bouha and post-house Studio Private over a period of ten weeks. 

The video went into a viral frenzy upon its release, garnering praise across international newspapers, magazines and news television networks. Ten million YouTube views had clocked in within a 24 hour period. By the following morning, Pillowtalk was no. 1 in sixty countries and clips from the video had already been GIFed over 150,000 times on Instagram.

PRO Credits


DirectorBouha Kazmi
Co-DirectorFabien Montique
Director of PhotographyJoseph Labisi
EditorJames Wright
Production CompanyLuti Media
Executive ProducerLuti Fagbenle
ProducerStefano Moses
ProducerJohn Lathan
LabelRCA Records
StylistJason Rembert
VFXStudio Private
Creative DirectorBouha Kazmi
ProducerStefano Moses
Editing companyTenThree
Post production companyStudio Private
Other credits2nd Unit Director: Stanley Morse 2nd Unit DOP: Steve Gainer Post Producer: Ana Gillespie and Daniel Margolin at Studio Private CGI & VFX Supervision: David Smith at Studio Private On Set Supervision: David Smith at Studio Private CGI Artists: Sven Muller and Akarsh Kummat at Studio Private VFX Artists: Alexander David, Akarsh Kummat, Alexis-Francois Morland, Adrian Rodgers, Colin J. Smith and Michael Zauner Colourist: Stepan Kozlov at Studio Private Hair & Make-Up: Maxi Commissioner: Camille Yorick Record Label: RCA Records

Cat Velez - 1st Feb 2016

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