Rob Ulitski - 26th Mar 2021

Art School Girlfriend is transported to a laser-lit fantasy in regular collaborator Tom Dream's promo for In The Middle. 

Shot on 16mm, the video explores ideas of isolation and intimacy, through colourful snapshots of youth and movement. 

Starting with a simple red laser mirage on a wall, the artist - real name Polly Mackey - soon enters a coruscating world of beams, strobes and neon light, lost in the magical euphoria of the concept. 

Beautifully shot by DoP David Wright, it's a perfect complement to the Margate-based artist's unique blend of electronica. 

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorTom Dream
ProducerGhandi El-Chamaa
Production CompanyBlack Dog Films
Director of PhotographyDavid Wright
Focus PullerJames Perry
2nd ACNick Thursby
SteadicamJustin Theodore
GafferJasper Clarkson
WardrobeGus Sharpe
Make-upSummer Dyason
EditorClémentine Bartaud
ColouristJonny Tully
LabelFiction
Other creditsProduction Assistant: Emily Close Sparks: Federico Belloli, Caterina Castro Frigerio Laser Tech: Joe Knight Projectionist: Marvin Onyekaba Grip: Max Brunner Assistant Grip: Titus Copley-Smith Runner/ BTS: Tamibe Bourdanne Medic: Adam Young

Rob Ulitski - 26th Mar 2021

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