Promonews - 24th July 2019

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.

PRO Credits


DirectorShan Phearon
ProducerShan Phearon
Executive ProducerIndiana Mookram
Production ManagerAlexia De Rafael
1st ADKashman Harris
Director of PhotographyCourtney J Bennett
Focus PullerEve Carreno
2nd ACTom Soltonas
GafferJoe Nkadi
Art DirectorSheena Brobbey
WardrobeYuriko Takiguchi
ColouristArthur Graham-Maw
Grading companyEmanate Studios
Post ProducerChristian Parton
Lead actorOcean Wisdom / Jasmine Imboden
CommissionerJohn Moule
LabelWarner Records Uk / Beyond Measure
Other creditsRig 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

Promonews - 24th July 2019

Related Content


One Acen 'Nigeria' by Shan Phearon

Shan Phearon follows his impressive brace of videos for Ocean Wisdom with this slick and fast-moving visual for London Afrobeat star and rapper One Acen.

David Knight - 10th Aug 2020


Shan Phearon signs to Greatcoat Films

Greatcoat Films have announced that Shan Phearon, director of videos for Ocean Wisdom, One Acen and others, has joined the company's director's roster.

Promonews - 29th Sept 2020

Latest News