Luke Bather - 23rd May 2017

Vince Staples is in a spot of bother but doesn't appear to be all that vexed by the situation in David M. Helman's latest clip.

Staples, the only man aboard a small boat sinking in the middle of the ocean seems to have either accepted his fate or really knows how to keep calm under pressure as he raps along and awaits the inevitable. With nothing around for miles, a minimalist blue and white colour palette and a wash of serenity from Staples' performance - the clip feels meditative, almost zen-like, in its presentation. Even when the boat is surrounded by sharks, or a distress flare is shot into the night sky.

Watch 'Vince Staples 'Big Fish' by David M. Helman ' here

PRO Credits


DirectorDavid M. Helman
ProducerJeff Kopchia
Production CompanyPartizan Darkroom
Executive ProducerLaura Jones
Director of PhotographyTrevor Wineman
Art DirectorAlec Contestabile
EditorNick Rondeau
Editing companyArcade Edit
ColouristKaitlyn Battistelli
Grading companyEtc
Post production companyBrewster Parsons
VFXAndy Mac
Director's RepresentationPartizan Darkroom
LabelDef Jam
Other creditsSound Design - Eleven Sound

Luke Bather - 23rd May 2017

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