Benjamin Moss, a middle manager at a shadowy corporation, is just following orders when he accepts an important mission to hunt down stolen documents. When he arrives at a mysterious town where many of the inhabitants have vanished, he is forced to confront the devastating consequences of his work and must choose whether to continue to obey his messianic boss.
This is a promotional / branding video clip for my friend Mao Xue, a promising fashion designer based in Barcelona. After a long time casting for an asian model, she decided to do the modelling herself, which was obviously the best option!. Don’t miss the “making of “ of the music at: vimeo.com/guillermoasensio/playingformao.
Concept, clothing & styling: Mao Xue
Producer / Director / Cinematographer: Guillermo Asensio
Models: Mao Xue & Ximena Morales
Make up: Oriol Vives
Production Assistant: Xavier Durban
Voice over: Andrea Montero
Voice recording studio: Polart Digital Sound
Music composer / conductor: Ernesto Briceño (based on Satie's Gnossienne No.1)
Violins: Asier Suberbiola & Ramses Puente
Viola: Felipe Escalada
Cello: Martín Melendez
Music recording studio: La Huella, Llorenç Peris
Viva la Revolución!
[when steampunk, fantasy, and high fashion unite]
photography by Caesar Lima
shoot preview @ http://tinyurl.com/c6z892e
model: Cherish Waters
make up: Melanie Manson
hair: Manuel Benevides
jackets by Mother of London
shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
leggings: Seven 'til Midnight
suspenders: American Apparel
styling: Max Foreman and Molly Zanit
chair and frame by Mark Silka
shot on a Hasselblad H4D
video by Felipe Silva - Defian Production
music: Evil Beauty by Blackmill
Dubstep - Hypnotic Records
'Secret Garden - Versailles'
A film by Inez and Vinoodh
Starring Daria Strokus, Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen Ju in La Galeries Des Glaces - Château de Versailles.
Music by Depeche Mode: 'Enjoy the Silence'