This is my entry for the Saatchi & Saatchi 'hello, future' music video challenge. I hope you enjoy -- make sure to watch till the end!
My take on Moby's track "After" -
In a sterile and controlled future, suicide rates have risen and the powers-that-be are looking into the cause. An operator resurrects a female victim and sifts through her psyche, trying to understand the mechanics of her suicide.
Here's a quick peek behind the scenes. Take a look:
Concept, Direction and Editing by John Irwin
Featuring: Ashley Sawyer
Co-Produced by Kathrin Eder and Eduardo Mayen
Director of Photography: Eduardo Mayen
Production Designer: Kathrin Eder
Associate Producer: Vanessa Ragland
Key Make-Up Artist: Katie Middleton
Leadman: Andrew Alexander
Gaffer: Jesse Jaraczewski
Key Grip: John Loveall
VFX: Sean Barrett and John Irwin
Addt'l Photography: John Irwin
Special SiFi Lighting provided by LITEGEAR
Special Thanks to Al Demayo and to the cast and crew who graciously volunteered their time and talents for the project.
Shot on the Canon 7D in my apartment and up the hill from where I live in 2 days. Concept to completion was 8 days. Budget: $350