Christina Amundsen and I worked close together on the concept for the music video for Sleep Party People's first single "The Missing Steps" on their album with the same title. We wanted to create a melancholic love story of two people becoming part of a mountain and growing together with nature in a parallel world.
"The video emphasizes both the human and mystical. From contours of the body to stark mountainous landscapes, its universe is one both real and of nothing more than imagination."
Director: Christina Amundsen
Animation Director: Adam Ryde Ankarfeldt
Cinematographer: Christian Houge Laursen
Editor: Sara Bøgh
The landscape is made by mountains generated using Cinema 4D. The pyramids was given a glass texture, which reflected the mountains in interesting ways that gave the landscape a futuristic feeling. The two actors were filmed using a RED camera, which is really good for slow motion. I 3D scanned the actors with an Xbox Kinect and put them into my 3d landscapes to make them look like they were frozen into the landscape.
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