David Knight - 5th May 2016

Previously a producer and EP, Zak Razvi is now working as a director – a career move that is surprisingly rare. But on the basis of this video for British singer Frances, it's clear that he's found his true calling.

The promo for Don't Worry About Me is the beautifully judged portrayal of an elderly West Indian couple at the time of serious illness. Without words it convincingly charts their relationship, conveying a lifetime of memories in the process. Ultimately its absolutely heart-rending stuff.

Razvi has been ably assisted by Steve Annis's intimate camerawork, and a sensitive edit by Tim Hardy, making a rare return to working in music videos. But this is really a very promising video directing debut...    

PRO Credits


DirectorZak Razvi
ProducerSonya Sier
Production CompanyKnucklehead
Executive ProducerMatthew Brown
Production ManagerAmanda Tuckwell
1st ADGeorge Nelson
Director of PhotographySteve Annis
Focus PullerAhmet Husseyin
2nd ACEira Wyn Jones
GafferHarry Gay
Art DirectorTim Gibson
Hair & Make-upAndrea Gomez
EditorTim Hardy
Editing companyHomespun
ColouristHoumam Abdallah
Post production companyElectric Theatre Collective
Post ProducerOlivia Jessop
Lead actorHusband: Louis Mahoney, Wife: Cleo Sylvestre, Nurse: Zoe Carroll, Doctor: Warren Brooking
Director's RepresentationNaomi George
LabelCapitol Records Uk
Other creditsSpecial Thanks To Nora Macdonald, Guy Fuhrer, Elliot Ruby, Fanny Hoetzeneder, Lily Goodchild, Lee Pavey, Panalux, Panavision, Honey & Thyme

David Knight - 5th May 2016

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