Took Them Away ╳ Dear Reader & Rob Savage

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A stage filled with stark light superbly complements the tragic tale of a romance torn asunder in Dear Reader’s music video Took Them Away. Directed by Rob Savage.

Credits and accolades can be read as follows:

“A video that will stay with you long after you’ve watched it.” – The 405
“Haunting and emotionally intense.” – Promo News
“The irascible, suspenseful song from the album “Rivonia” could hardly be better illustrated” – Rolling Stone

 

Winner: Best Music Short, London Short Film Festival 2014
Nominated: Best Music Video at the Smalls Film Festival 2013
Featured at Adam Buxton’s BUG 39 show at the BFI Southbank

 

Director: Rob Savage
Producer: Ben Burdock
Director of Photography: David Mackie
Editor: Riccardo Servini
Production Coordinator: Genia Sophie Krassnig
1st AD: Mark Lacey
2nd AD: Gui Oliveira
3rd AD: Char Hill
Focus Puller: Brad Larner
Camera Assistant: James Chegwyn
DIT: Riccardo Servini
Gaffers: Alex Smith, Kit Mackenzie
Grip: Paul Hymns
Sparks: Hugh Donnelly, Sam Fahy, Raoul Schoisengeier, Christopher Christmas Starky
Production Designer: Niina Topp
Art Director: Katie MacGregor
Art Director’s Assistant: Samantha Sheldrake
Art Department Assistant: April Ibinceanu
Wardrobe Stylist: Charlotte Young
Make Up Artist: Charlotte Kraftman
VFX Supervisors: Brad Wood, Dougie Haynes
Colourist: James Drew
Runners: Kenn Kalvik, Will Entwistle, Stephanie Dewhirst, Alex Sedgley
Label: City Slang
Thanks: The Mill, Panavision, Panalux and Westminster University

Stream the MV down at the bottom of this page.

Art Blog - Dear Reader, Rob Savage - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Dear Reader, Rob Savage - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Dear Reader, Rob Savage - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Dear Reader, Rob Savage - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Dear Reader, Rob Savage - Empty Kingdom

Took Them Away ╳ Dear Reader & Rob Savage

Took Them Away, 2013

Dear Reader
Rob Savage