I created this video together with Mike ColesHello Mike
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The task was to make a video clip for a piece of music of our own choice. Even at that time, the equipment was hopelessly outdated: a VHS-camera and linear editing. Therefore we decided to rather concentrate on narration than on quality and special effects.
Tony Christie’s classic about a tragic car accident perfectly fitted into this concept. We discovered the record in the 70s collection of a friend’s mom. She also sponsored the dress and yes — I’m an ugly woman! In the absence of a better alternative I had to play
Darling myself and Mike convincingly mimed the
The result was this trashy clip which is full of continuity errors. Nevertheless I love it because it made the tutor and my course mates rolling on the floor laughing and we received top marks for it.
- Manchester Metropolitan University
- VHS Video
- Post Production
- Tony Christie
- Camera & Editing
- Mike Coles
- Video Digitizing
- Thomas Knebel