Promonews - 13th Nov 2020

Directing duo Machine Operated have accomplished an ambitious visual concept for Rejjie Snow's team-up with Snoh Aalegra and Cam O’bi - it's Rejjie on a Stranger Train.

It's not about the train journey as much as Rejjie's journey along the train - walking through carriages that each contain their own specific world: a tropical jungle with oversized plants; mountainous terrain with masked passengers; even an aquarium.   

“I worked on this idea with my buddies Josh and Nathan [Machine Operated] and before we knew it, we all had something solid and concise enough to deliver visually," Rejjie Snow told Hypebeast. "In short the aim was to distort your reality. [The video] was the world of Willy Wonka for me but on psychedelics.”

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorMachine Operated
ProducerScarlett Barclay
Production CompanyGround Work
Executive ProducerAaron Z. Willson
Director of PhotographyNick Morris
Art DirectorJabez Bartlett
WardrobeAmy Thompson
Make-upAna Takahashi
EditorWill Dohrn
ColouristJoseph Bicknell
Grading companyCompany 3
VFXJonjo Lowe
GafferLeopold Naessens

Promonews - 13th Nov 2020

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