Ocean Wisdom '4am' by Shan Phearon
Shan Phearon tells a stylised story of a gangster's rise and fall, for fast-rapping Ocean Wisdom.
Phearon experiments with unrelenting axis roll photography and extreme wide angle perspectives for their storytelling possibilities, and its a terrific sensory experience. It's also a metaphor for the theme of lives spinning out of control.
Turning rap iconography into a gothic acid-opera with crime thrills gone awry & lovers on the lam hints, the new video from recent Warning signing Ocean Wisdom aims to hypnotise quite like the mind-bending cadence of the artist fronting.
To achieve their gothic rap opera, the production team designed and created their own hacked motorized rollover camera rig - controlling the device using a Playstation controller. Very smart filmmaking indeed.
|Executive Producer||Indiana Mookram|
|Production Manager||Alexia De Rafael|
|1st AD||Kashman Harris|
|Director of Photography||Courtney J Bennett|
|Focus Puller||Eve Carreno|
|2nd AC||Tom Soltonas|
|Art Director||Sheena Brobbey|
|Grading company||Emanate Studios|
|Post Producer||Christian Parton|
|Lead actor||Ocean Wisdom / Jasmine Imboden|
|Label||Warner Records Uk / Beyond Measure|
|Other credits||Rig Operator: Steven Santa Cruz Associate Art Director: Charlotte Toon Art Assistant: Pierfrancesco Mari Aerial Rig: Keith L Grip: Keifer Taylor Wardrobe Assistant: Manny Lago PA: Michael Sahr Location Manager: Pauline Long Artists Mgmt: Kristian Kolakovic|
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