"We really wanted each carriage to have it's own feel and really contrast from the one that you had just left. The video starts off with the cold blue feeling of the driver leading into the warmer environment of the people gathered around the radio, then back to a cold and stark green look for the first verse. I also used varying amount of film grain to help separate the scenes, the best example possibly being when we enter the subway where I felt we could push the grain a touch more to help sell the grittiness and offset against the warm light which needed to be controlled and contrasted with cooler tones to ensure that this set up didn't look too inviting and welcoming.
Overall, I love the cinematic feel to the whole music video and although the scenes have very different looks to them, they all have a gritty richness that ties them all in together," said Gausis.
The team at MPC was honored to work on a project with such an important message with Diktator and Tomás Whitmore.
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