I pitched an idea to one of my favourite people, Nikolas Kite of Kite Flying Robot, to direct a music video for one of my favourite songs, "On Your Merry Way." It was a very spontaneous + ambitious undertaking. But it was so vital that I make this piece to set myself free.
It would be a very simple fairytale with an even simpler lesson:
No matter how much you love someone, sometimes all you can do is let them go.
I promised myself that I would not settle for anything less than my exact vision for this clip. My twelfth music video project. I would demand excellence from my team. I wouldn't settle for good enough. The final clip would use a mix of live action miniatures, watercolour, CG animation + practical effects to tell a story of endless hope + the acceptance of loss...Read More