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James Eary of Coves and Caves introduces their new video - a collaboration with filmakers Patrick Mateer and Josh Moor working with a group of actors at the Hull Truck Theatre.
Written by James Eary
Following the success of our first collaboration on the Heart Explodes video (read more about this here), we asked Hull-based filmmaker Patrick Mateer to direct once again for Present Company. This time around, Patrick enlisted the help of another talented local filmmaker Josh Moore to co-direct, and brought together a group of local actors to bring the song to life. Hull Truck Theatre was the ideal location, as the clean lines and spare atmospherics of the performance space were a perfect backdrop to the video’s concept of a dreamlike mix of music and drama. We aimed for beautiful slow motion imagery interspersed with rapid cuts of improvised action, dance and our live band performance to enhance the textures and dynamics of the song.
Patrick explains: ‘The actors were asked to improvise scenarios built around… read more