Rob Ulitski - 22nd Sept 2020

Danica Arias Kleinknecht directs a breezy dance promo for Kito, Zhu and Jeremih. 

The video for Follow observes an eclectic handful of dancers - including Caleb Bonney and Stephen Ojo from Beyoncé's Black Is King film - as they traverse the grungier side of NYC, performing in tunnels, overpasses and anywhere that inspires them on the way. 

Beautifully shot by DoP Patrick Golan, the grittier aesthetic and heavy use of contrast is a step away from usual dance films, which often prefer soft lighting and landmark locations. The choice to flip this concept on its head is an inspired one, and makes for a brilliant visual. 

PRO Credits


DirectorDanica Arias Kleinknecht
Production CompanySilver Springs Productions
Production CompanyNoco
Director's Rep (UK)Forever
Executive ProducerJean Mougin
ProducerJake Denicola
Director of PhotographyPatrick Golan
1st ACNicolas Lopez
2nd ACColton Huynh
SteadicamJohn Kopec
GafferJohn Izarparte
StylistBriana Andalore
Make-upSena Murahashi
HairCheeky Ma
ColouristJosh Bohoskey
Grading companyThe Mill
EditorDanica Arias Kleinknecht
ChoreographyRobert McBay
CommissionerKevin Kloecker
CommissionerLoies Kim
Other creditsDancers: Emanuel Figueroa, Keiper Gannon, Diana Natalicchio, Stephen Ojo, Caleb Bonney, Drew Dollaz, Sarai Maynard, Emily Figueroa, Imani Wisdom, Nataly Santiago, Celine Edmonson

Rob Ulitski - 22nd Sept 2020

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