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Red Light Situation (Music video, 2022)

Get a life, get a death, get out of the cage. While you've still got a breath, get out.

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This song is about the erosion of civil liberties worldwide and is an urgent call to wake up and take notice.

We have a rough concept, which will be further fleshed out by the wider creative team. The concept is:


  • A protagonist is stuck at a red light in the middle of nowhere. They grow increasingly irate as they look into their rear view mirrors and become acutely aware of the red light situation we are facing both in the wider world and in Bristol.

  • We use the car mirrors and the red light as portals into two narrative threads:

  • The first thread will consist of examples of the red light situation globally - examples which reflect the scale of the situation we are facing with increasing police powers and our freedoms being crushed. These can be any of fresh live footage,  graphically created images/animations, or found footage.

  • The second thread will be more intimate and personal, profiling individuals involved in the struggle against the above developments and/or negatively impacted by them, and centred around Bristol (the city where The Cides project was founded).

  • The car scene builds up as the scale of the situation dawns on the protagonist. The music video reaches a climax in some form, for example the protagonist leaving their car and running through the red light.

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Editor

Role status:

Closed on 03 July, 2022

In return for:

GBP £200 per day

Invoice paid within 14 days.

Timing:

3 days from 15 July, 2022

Production meeting around 29 June. Shoot during the week of 11th - 14th July. Exact dates TBC by mutual agreement.

Location:

Can work remotely

Please see "More On Project" above for a rough summary of our concept so far.

The materials the selected editor will be working with include:

  • The track itself, of course.
  • Footage from the "protagonist in car" shoot outlined in the project detail.
  • Footage or photography based on the real life impact of the increasing police powers and our diminishing personal freedoms, focusing on Bristol.
  • A set of graphics and animations created by the Designer on the team (Glen Wilkins - profile accessible from the project team page).
  • Suggestions for found footage.
  • A rough storyboard for the edit, utilising the above footage, graphics and animations.

The selected Editor will largely be working in partnership with the Graphic/Motion Graphic Designer under the guidance of the Creative Director. If you can help us find relevant existing royalty-free footage that would be a great advantage.

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