ROLE - PRODUCER: Ghandi El-Chamaa
DIRECTOR: Melody Maker
EXEC PRODUCER: Ramy Dance
DOP: Olan Collardy
Production Co: Common People Films
Got to make a video for the talented @mahalia and @riconasty who got to terrorise poor @adonisoholi.1 for just trying to live life #ballin in his #smarthome.
Ima live out in some cottage in the sticks for fear of this… wait.. I’m… already here.
Gotta give some major love to Melody for absolutely smashing it from concept through to delivery - living the #90s life again was just great, more space in the trouser dept and more realness; so thanks for bringing it back.
Special thanks also to Ramy for just beasting this as an Exec and 2nd Unit Director - this guy on your side is like 10 talented people in one.
Olan it was our first time - it was great - thanks for stepping in and smashing it, look at that video we made man - it’s just lovely looking.
Also Meg on the edit wow - every nit-picking-gotta-say-something-anything person that watched it wept that day. Feedback was so minimal I had to go find shit to do. Meg ‘No Feedback Given’ Thorne.
@spuddsmckenzie for just smashing the Washington DC shoot with Rico - you need a safe/talented pair of hands to just take care of business - he’s got them.
Thanks to the Baskerville as well - the local Pub that fed us that day Thank you t’was delicious. #supportyourpub
And Kim J thanks for being an absolute dream of a Commissioner - smiling the whole way through and big thanks to everyone at Atlantic, so much love for this project.
And the rest of the crew all blessed - see below
Director: Melody Maker @_melodymaker
Exec / 2nd Unit Director: Ramy Dance @ramydance
Exec: Tony Roberts @commonpeoplefilms
Commissioner: Kim Jarrett @kimjarrett_
DOP: Olan Collardy @olancollardy
2nd Unit DOP: Arran Green @arrangreendop
1st AD: Chris Malin @chris_malin
2nd AD: James Matthew Read @james.m.read.1
Gaffer: Kieran Brown @k_brown_gaffer
Spark 1: Amarjeet Singh @amarjeet_sh
Spark 2: Shaun Clarke
Spark 3: Johnjoe Besagni
Trainee: Rob Gifford
Steadi: Matt Alsop @mrallsop
1st AC: Marcus Albertsen @marcusalbertsen
2nd AC: Jomar O'Meally @_justonejomr
2nd Unit AC: Joseph Edwards @edwards_films
Art Director: Louis Simonon @louissimonon
Art Assist: Tomomi Kishimotoeley @tomomikishimotoeley
Covid Sup / Medic: Adam Young
Runner 1: Efosa Osaghae @ef.osa
Runner 2: Bertie Merch
Choreographer: Amber Rimmel @amberrimell
Girl 1: Demi Rox @demiroxmensah
Girl 2: Taitlyn Jaiy @thejaiytwins
Girl 3: Kaylee Jaiy @thejaiytwins
Main Man: Adonis O'Holi @adonisoholi.1
Mahalia Team Hair: Rio Sreedharan @rio_hair
Make Up: Maha Alselami
Styling: Shaquille Williams @_shaq_w
Styling Dancers: Holly Rose
HMU Dancers & Guy: Billie McKenzie @billiemua & Rio Sreedharan
Driver: Steve Oluwo
US Rico Production & DOP: Spudds McKenzie @spuddsmckenzie
The Quarry Editor: Meg Thorne @meg.thorne
Producer: Jenn Sanders @jenniferjayne @thequarryedit
The Mill Colourist: Thomas Mangham @thomasmangham @mill_ldn
Executive Producer, Colour: Charlie Morris @charlesedmorris @mill_ldn
VFX: Alice McCall & Shivam Solanki
Girl Artwork: Julia Salnikova @el.cool.j
Label: Atlantic Records @atlanticrecordsuk
Special thanks to: Clarks, The Baskerville Andrew and Rachel @Sereno