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BERWYN Buries Himself Alive in Action Packed Video ‘MIA’

Directing duo Waxxwork teams up with SMUGGLER for the performance led video

BERWYN Buries Himself Alive in Action Packed Video ‘MIA’

Director-duo on the rise Waxxwork directs ‘MIA’ for BERWYN. With their recent UK MVA newcomer nomination for their previous video for Eddy Luna, there is no stopping Waxxwork as they continue their creative journey with this impressive performance-led video for BERWYN. 

The resonating performance from BERWYN interplays with an action-packed and symbolic storyline - leading BERWYN to be buried alive, by himself. Cleverly integrating VFX, Waxxwork visually plays with the idea of time as BERWYN is stuck in a - metaphorically as well as visual - limbo trying to escape both memories and reality. With ‘MIA’ Waxxwork accomplishes to evoke feelings of melancholy and nostalgia all at once.    


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Directed by: WAXXWORK

Producer: Emma Jane Thompson

Executive Producer: Elizabeth Doonan

Production Company: Smuggler

1st AD: Tom Wynbourne

2nd AD: James Williams

Production Assistant: Khaliq Arif

Runner: Gabrielle Christie

Cinematographer: Adam Singodia

Gaffer: Ollie Riches

Electrician: Joe Linton

Electrician: Henry Martin

Steadicam: Matt Allsop

Focus Puller: Davide Scalenghe Migliarini

Clapper/loader: Dan Howe

Art Director: Joe Munro

Art Assistant: Callum Rob

BERWYN Stylist: Frankie Noller

Cast Stylist: Justin Hamilton

Hair & Makeup: Elaine Lynskey

Stylist Assistant: Alana Newton

Colourist: Myles Bevan

VFX: B.ART. Studio

Casting: Talent Talks Agency

Starring: Ashley Perry, Michael Adurson, Lamar Lawrence, Cameron Uzoka, Saron Vanturi, Kosta Adesina, Daniel Ezenyi, Remi Adenaike, Dan Malcom, Delvecchio Afflick-Dyke

BERWYN Management: Hamish Harris

Commissioner: Dan Millar, Sony Music

Head of Marketing: Joel Quartey

BTS photographer: Isaac J. Cambridge

Category: Music video , Short Films and Music Videos

Genre: People , Storytelling