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James "To My Surprise"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Inspired by elements of anime, propaganda art, Diego Rivera's murals and graffiti. Loaded with imagery that reflects modern society in a hyper-real, borderline despotic way.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: James "To My Surprise"

    Directed by: Kris MERC

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 04 min 21 s

  • Technique

    Category: Music video

    Techniques used: 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Kris MERC

    Production: Eve STRICKMAN, Dan O'ROURKE, NOT TO SCALE, Katrina LOFARO

    Artistic direction: Kris Merc

    Script: Tim Booth

    Storyboard: Michael Marsicano

    Animation: Angelica Alzona, Michael Nappi, Alex Mercado, Mitchell Zemil, Barry Bruner, Alex Krokus, Jordan Bruner, Celine Desrumaux, Genae Parks, Kris Merc, Brett Thompson, Marika Cowen, Tyler Dibiasio, Noella Borie

    Compositing: Lee Gingold, Jordan Bruner

    Editing: Kris Merc, Lee Gingold

    Voice: Tim Booth