Oklou 'Entertnmnt' by Alexandra Green
Alexandra Green's video for French musician and producer Oklou is simple, cool, and exquisitely effective.
Oklou, dressed in red, sits among black rocks in a blacked-out space, an otherworldly studio set. She performs her Mura Masa-produced song Entertnmnt to camera, as it rotates around her. That's it, more or less. But the contact between her eye and the camera, as it executes a parabola - moving away and then getting closer again as it circles around her - is transfixing.
James Rhodes' camerawork is executed so that Oklou is always the centre of attention, while the set - an arrangement of rockery by art director Afra Zamara - is quite intriguing in itself.
Overall this is a great example of director and choreographer Ally Green relying on the movement of the camera rather than the subject to grab the viewer's attention.
|Production Company||Bullion Productions|
|Executive Producer||Tim Marshall|
|Production Manager||Wies Millenaar|
|1st AD||Cem Aytacli|
|Director of Photography||James Rhodes|
|Focus Puller||AJ Golesworthy|
|2nd AC||Ky Brasey|
|Art Director||Afra Zamara|
|Hair & Make-up||Jess Summer|
|Post Producer||Rebecca Townsend|
|Director's Representation||OB Management|
|Film Laboratory||Cinelab Film and Digital|
|Other credits||Stylist Assistant (on Set) - Keeley Dawson Art Assistant (On Set) - Bianca Trombi Art Assistant (On Set) - Martina Giuseppone Art Assistant (On Set) - Teodoro Rava Runner (Intern) - George Bamford White|
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