Rob Ulitski - 29th Oct 2019

Human meets machine in This Is Real, directed by Favourite Colour: Black

In a nod to the title, the concept sets up a Jax-branded cheerleader against an artificial robotic opponent which at first feels cold and inhuman, but by the end of the film has been brought to life by the music, establishing an almost human connection between the two.

The visual anthropomorphises the machine to give it human characteristics, making it feel alive while also performing a beautifully realised and finely choreographed dance. The slick, sharp movements of the dancer and crisp, technical manoeuvres of the robot cut tightly to the music, and mirror the energy of the upbeat track. 

PRO Credits


DirectorFavourite Colour: Black
ProducerPeter McMillan
Production CompanyPark Village
Director of PhotographyJason Berman
Focus PullerFrancis Boyter
Focus PullerTim Allan
GafferCharlie Panayi
Art DirectorRobert White
WardrobeDavid Hawkins
Hair & Make-upKrystle Gohel
EditorCraig Coole
ColouristVic Parker
Grading companyRaised By Wolves
VFXFavourite Colour: Black
Lead actorHannah Millot
Director's RepresentationMarisa Garner Associates
CommissionerJohn Hassay
Other creditsDIT: David Palmer Bolt Operator: Tommi Keeling Bolt Technician: Rob Legg

Rob Ulitski - 29th Oct 2019

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