Luke Bather - 28th Oct 2016

Greg Brunkalla's new video for The Avalanches is a '70s New York throwback full of heart and soul, that observes the aesthetics of the movies of the time, then gives it a slight contemporary tweak.

It's all set in one New York subway station, and a boy still barely in his teens - very Michael Jackson, circa 1972 – is trying his very best to win the affections of the incredibly disinterested woman working behind the ticket desk. 

With amazing dancing by the boy , a guest appearance by vocalist Cheeba from Camp Lo, and a whole brass section joining the kid to take this grand romantic gesture to the hilt, it seems sure that he must get the ticket booth lady's attention in the end. Right?

PRO Credits


DirectorGreg Brunkalla
ProducerLia Mayer-Sommer
Production CompanyWalter Pictures
Production CompanyStink Films
Executive ProducerJeff Baron
Production ManagerNick Fuller
1st ADKenton Cummings
Director of PhotographyMax Goldman
Focus PullerChris Muller
2nd ACJustin Zverin
GafferHaroun Ibn-mock / Josh Matista
Art DirectorNaomi Munro
WardrobeMelissa Vargas
Hair & Make-upIsata Allen
Hair & Make-upTania Bogun
EditorSam Puglise-kipley
Editing companyThe Whitehouse
ColouristDamien Van Der Cruyssen
Grading companyThe Mill
Post ProducerNick Crane
VFXThe Mill
Director's RepresentationOB Management
CommissionerPhil Lee
CommissionerGlen Goetze
Production ManagerMacha Tsarenkov
Production designerSara K White
ChoreographerSoraya Lundy
LabelXL Recordings
Other creditsGrips: Danyal Niazi / Billy MacCarney Best Boy Grip: Ryan Connell Sound Mixer: Greg Mann LEAD VFX & 3D ARTIST: Sam Mason COMPOSITOR: Amit Chacheck COMPOSITOR: Gil Gavish ADDITIONAL VFX COMPANY: Realmotion SOUND DESIGNER: Alex Fulton SOUND DESIGN COMPANY: Storefront Music

Luke Bather - 28th Oct 2016

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