I tried to make a music video for Martin Carr but cocked it up.
The brilliant Martin Carr had written a barmy track for the credits of Falcon of Fury and then scored Appearance. I wanted to return the favour, so I offered him a music video. The problem was, we were just communicating by email and his perfectly good idea for the video soon became swamped by my own odd obsessions.
1. It had to be one-shot video – no cuts at all
I planned out the route for the film, then shot a dummy run so Graham would know where every effect would be placed. We shot it, very early one morning, take-after-take, exhausting DoP Carl Shanahan and actors Oli Bateman, Shane Brooks, and Penny Froggatt in the process. We continued until the increasingly nosy public kept blocking the route, with Moose Allain, Alan Craig, Jeremy Marshall, Matt Jones and Tom Stanier bravely ignoring the inquisitive onlookers. Read more