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Music Video: BLKKK SKKKN HEAD

by Nick Knight on 22 July 2013

Kanye West's music video for BLKKK SKKKN HEAD, created in collaboration with Nick Knight, utilises pioneering 3D scanning and motion capturing technologies.

Kanye West's music video for BLKKK SKKKN HEAD, created in collaboration with Nick Knight, utilises pioneering 3D scanning and motion capturing technologies.

Concept:
Direction:
Production:
Juliette Larthe for PRETTYBIRD
Edit:
Carly Baker
VFX Direction:
Drew Arnold
3D Scanning & modelling artists:
Kevin Stenning & Peter Valkanoff
Production Management:
Hannah May
Director's Representation:
Charlotte Knight
Creative Consultant:
Tailor:
Ian Hundley
Paintings:
James Tailor
Focus Puller:
Jeremy Fusco, Eva Arnold
DIT:
Nelson Oliver, Jay Patel
Camera Runner:
Andrew Smith
Drivers:
Abby Martin, Lar Fermor
Make-up:
Isamaya French
Grooming:
Darren Evans
Scarification:
Iestyn Flye
Additional Production Management:
Joe Thornber and Mike Carr
Director's Assistance:
Laura Falconer, Chloe Orefice, James Rowbotham, Markn Ogue and James Stopforth
Art Department Assistance:
Hayley McDonald and Bojana Kozarevic
Make-up Assistance:
Christian Cowan-Sanuli
Production Assistance:
Matt Bulaitis
Runners:
Kane Phillips and Jonathan Cozzo
Wild Animal Handling:
Jim Clubb for Amazing Animals
Animal Handling:
Jo Vaughan for Birds & Animals UK
Vets:
Stephen Ware & Nick Haley
Stock Footage Research:
Hazel May
Motion Capture:
Stuart Haskayne & iain Sylvester for Centroid 3D
Facial Motion Capture:
Patrice Silvant & Pascal Langlois for Dynamixyz
Lead 3D Artist:
Drew Arnold
Compositing:
Drew Arnold & Scott Altman
Additional Compositing:
Tim Kirkby
Character Rigging:
Maximillion Mallman
3D Animation:
Drew Arnold, Will Broadbent and Jason Mayo
Additional Animation:
Dominic Parker for One Of Us
Facial Animation:
Drew Arnold and Mimic Productions
For Mimic Productions:
David Bennett and Bonnie Stanway
Additional Lip Sync:
Speech Graphics
For Speech Graphics:
Michael A Berger and Gregor Hofer
Phoneticians:
Carmen Savu and Rebekka Puderbaugh
Hooded Penitents:
Adrian Vincent, Leonyl LaBete and Habib Anibaba
Wrestlers:
Doula Niang, Barry Hamel, Amadou Diop, Toure Idy, Omarou Jemmeh, Wahabou Jammeh
Models:
Roger Skeete, Richard Apeadu, Chuck Ekuko, Evan Nortly, Elijah Reid, Fernando Cabral
Scarification Model:
Laurence Sessou
Animals Supplied by:
Amazing Animals & Birds And Animals UK
Camera Supplied by:
Take 2 Film Services
Lighting Supplied by:
Direct Photographic
Wild animals filmed at:
Heythrop Zoological Gardens
Wrestlers Managed by:
Fabrice Allouche
Filmed at:
Park Royal Studios
PRETTYBIRD: Executive Producers:
Kerstin Emhoff and Derek Richmond
PRETTYBIRD: Producers:
Juliette Larthe and Candice Ouaknine
PRETTYBIRD: Music Representation:
Joceline Gabriel
PRETTYBIRD: Head Of Production:
Margo Mars
PRETTYBIRD: Executive Assistant::
Ben Larthe
PRETTYBIRD: Accounting:
Brian Mullen

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