133... At least. / by David Mackenzie

So I thought I would have a go at creating a music clip for a competition on Genero. The track was challenging and very much outside of your usual music clip territory not just for being a classical piece of music but mainly for its rapid changes in pace and the abruptness of it. As a lover of classical music I really did enjoy working on it. I was not familiar with Hilary Hahn's work prior to this so the process really turned into a discovery process for me. I highly recommend Hilary's music if you enjoy the Violin.

For me personally the track sounded more like a conflict, a fight for supremacy between the Violin and the Piano. So that is what I choose to create.

Below is my clip it was directed by yours truly, and shot on a Sony FS700 at 400 FPS. Underneath the clip are the full credits. Enjoy!



  • Directed By: David Mackenzie
  • Camera Operators: David Mackenzie, Matt Tanous, Peter Drew
  • Runner: Billy Corcoran
  • Violin Boxer: David Acland
  • Piano Boxer: Benjamin Ramjan
  • A big thanks to Joe's Boxing

The clip was cut in Premiere Pro with bit grading. I have to say was nice do something without 3d in it, I foresee a few more these projects this year. Below are couple of stills from the shoot and some ungraded footage so you can get a feel for the amount of post. I would love to hear what you think.

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