Beach Baby 'U R' by Eoin Glaister
Eoin Glaister's video for Beach Baby's U R finds a new way to explore a trauma that affects almost everyone at some point or another. Lily Newmark is the girl going through the 'Five stages of Break-Up Grief' during an English summer of cinematic loveliness, haunted by Beach Baby frontman Lawrence - evidently the object of her affections.
It's wistful, surreal, and of a piece with a song displaying fine old school guitar jangliness. Newmark deadpans her way from Denial to Mania and beyond - and Glaister reveals below that most of the crew on the shoot turned out to be experts on the subject.
"Break-ups tend to be messy, complicated things. Websites such as sheknows.com and thelovewhisperer.com, however, divide them up into five simple stages. This seemed like an appropriately fun way into the video, one that worked with the structure of the song and also an opportunity to approach something in a slightly less linear manner.
"The concept and resultant video became exponentially better every time someone else came on board and I am very grateful and fortunate for the talent we managed to trick into working on this. Unfortunately, a good forty percent of the crew had recently come out of relationships, which led to a reasonable amount of tangled words and moonwalking out of rooms. I think the method approach had a positive impact though."
|1st AD||Madeleine Morlet|
|Director of Photography||Matthew Emvin Taylor|
|Focus Puller||AJ Golesworthy|
|2nd AC||Chris Starkey|
|Art Director||Ilona Russell|
|Hair & Make-up||Anna Inglis Hall|
|Lead actor||Lily Newmark|
|Director's Representation||OB Management|
|Other credits||CAST: Timothy Ogu CAST: Agape Badza CAST: Romy Stein CAST: Nikki Hartung Art Direction/Wardrobe Asst: Georgia Collman Graphic Design : Amy Preston Camera Trainee: Dom Santry George Graham Runner / Driver Lucas Guingue Production Assistant George Jenkins Spark|
Eoin Glaister brings us into the wonderful world of Elvis tribute acts - in fact, he brings us to the largest Elvis tribute convention in Europe - in his hugely entertaining video for C Duncan.
In the vast desert, a medieval knight is having a spot of bother remounting his horse after a fall, in Eoin Glaister’s existential and Quixotic comedy to herald the return of Beirut.
The second part of Eoin Glaister's Silhouettes Trilogy for Aquilo picks up pretty much where part one left off, but where that focussed on the ice-skating champ daughter here the emphasis is on …
They’ve vanquished the evil alien… now what? Eoin Glaister dares to dream of life after victory, in this depressive space epic for Joji.
Greatcoat Films have officially announced the signing of BAFTA-winning filmmaker Georgina …
Italian director Giulia Mucci, creator of comic-horror shorts The Exorsink and DECREPITO, has …
A new online platform has launched called Scouty, offering a new way to discover and book film and …
Having worked with some of the most exciting new artists, including Berwyn, Arlo Parks, Fred …
Agile Films have announced the signing of Dumas Haddad to their directors roster for music videos …
Wendy Morgan, director of award-winning music videos for the likes of Alicia Keys and Janelle …