Rob Ulitski - 11th Nov 2020

Greentea Peng meditates on human nature, and a tumultuous year, in a perpetually-moving rollercoaster of a concept for Revolution devised by Melody Maker. 

Shot in Ridley Road market in Dalston, East London, the charismatic singer-songwriter delivers an absorbing performance and optimistic call to arms. Through the use of a motion control rig - operated by DoP Thomas English - the Dalston environment changes in front of our eyes, documenting the people, places and events that have taken place in this shared universal experience.  

“A result of recent turmoil: political, societal, and individual. 2020, a painfully transformative year for the collective," states Greentea Peng. "Revolution is a product of this pain and also the anger we’ve been struggling to move through, at the same time it represents the hope conjured. A reminder to remember where the first revolution must take place and also a reminder to be aware of where and what we put our energy and belief into.”

PRO Credits


DirectorMelody Maker
ProducerHeba Elgamal
ProducerRamy Dance
Production CompanyCommon People Films
Executive ProducerTony Roberts
Executive ProducerRamy Dance
1st ADSam Roffey
Director of PhotographyThomas English
Focus PullerChris Steel
2nd ACLou Macnamara
GafferMatt Bohun
Art DirectorLouis Simonon
WardrobeJake Hunte
HairLauraine Bailey
Make-upMaha Alselami
EditorCharles Gamble
ColouristJess Vile
Post production companyNeon City Media
Post production companyCapital Studio
VFXAlice Mccall
CommissionerBenson Udia
Other credits2nd AD: Fred Wright Spark: Luke Greenan Trainee Spark: Hal Pilkington Art Assistant: Eddie Amos Runner: Tara Sadeghi Runner: Claudine Dignadice Runner: Stanley Brock Runner: Bertie Murch Security: Syed Abrar Hussain Flame: Douglas Haynes Roto: Capital Studio Afx: Alice McCall Management: Kevin Ntow Cast: Big Issue Seller: Jason Rivers Commuter: Karin Hranicka Commuter: Obie Matthew Police Man: Obie Matthew Police Man: Craig Mitchell Yardie Nan: Marguerite Cameroon Yardie Man: Devon White Girl: Jessica Paynter Woman: Rachel Paynter Man 1: Matthew Jordan Man 2: Ash Walker Gang 1: Dan Gang 2: Louis Gang 3: Simmy Dancer: Mickey Boats Boxer: Oliver Wells

Rob Ulitski - 11th Nov 2020

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