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Natasha Khan taps mixed-media director and stop motion specialist Peter Sluszka to direct a music video for Lilies, the 4th single from the Bat For Lashes critically acclaimed album The Haunted Man. Life-sized puppets, a flock of 2D spirits, miniature landscapes, morphing polygons, and most importantly, Natasha herself were animated to create a universe in constant flux.

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Teeming with spectral visions, Sluszka conjures a mysterious landscape for Natasha. Bat For Lashes cryptic lyrics become an incantation, unleashing a trio of curious puppets, torrents of wax and paper ocean, and numerous other animated spectacles. Pulsing cloud contraptions, blasting lightning and energy initiate Natasha's otherworldly transformations.

CREDITS

Director: Peter Sluszka
Production Company: Hornet Inc
Executive Producer: Michael Feder
Head of Production: Greg Bedard
Producers: Cathy Kwan & Joel Kretschman
Editor: Anita Chao
Director of Photography: Ivan Abel
1st AC: Rommel Genciana
Steadicam Operator: Brandon Sumner
VTR: Jon Osterman
Script Supervisor: Brittany Summitt
Gaffer: Michael Yetter
Key Grip: Casey Wooden/Matt Tomko
Grip(s): Fletcher Wolfe, Walter Egan
Hair & Make-up Artist: Jenni Shaw
Puppeteer(s): Steven Widerman, Noel MacNeal, Tyler Bunch, James Godwin
Production Designer: Ben Phelan
Puppet Construction: Lillian Crowe, Ben Phelan
Fabrication: Maxwell Sorensen
Prop: Rob Long
Animator(s): Peter Sluszka, Maxwell Sorenson
Production Assistant: Laura Wass
2D Animator: Connie Li Chan
Lead Compositor(s): John Harrison, Yussef Cole
Compositor(s): Shir Lieberman, Stieg Retlin

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