MUSIC VIDEOS
14.11.2015: "Maria Mena - I Don't Wanna See You with Her" - MUSIC VIDEO - GRADING



Director Christian F. Schüssler is back with a gem of a music video for the Norwegian artist Maria Mena.
Maria Mena is one of Norway's leading artists with huge success on her previous albums.
"I Don't Wanna See You with Her" is the first single from her new album. It's a very personal song about the breakup of her marriage.

This beautiful video was shot by DOP Espen Olsen, using a Arri Alexa with anamorphic lenses.

The brief for the look was to create a organic grade that wasn't pushed too far.

We developed five main looks:
1. Yellow and a hint of green hues for the party
2. Cool, but still quite neutral hues for the external night scenes on the streets
3. A less saturated urban vibe for the underground train station
4. Warm, saturated tones for the "beauty shots" towards the end of the song
5. Blue hues for the interior night shots in the kitchen.

All in all I think it looks brilliant! Maria Mena looks great on-camera and gives a impressive performance too.

Kick back and enjoy this loverly track!

Credit shortlist:
Artist: Maria Mena
Label: Sony Music Entertainment Norway AS
Production company: Viper Film & iProduksjon
Director: Christian F. Schüssler
Cinematographer: Espen Olsen
Editor: Jonas Aarø
Editing assistant / VFX: William Schaad
Colourist: Dylan R. Hopkin

Technical details:
Duration: 03:44 min
Original Format: Arri Alexa
Release Format: Full HD
Aspect: Full frame 2.67:1

Post-production gear:
Grade: Da Vinci Resolve
Online / VFX: Adobe After Effects
Offline: Adobe Premiere CC2014

Links:
Maria Mena - Facebook page
Maria Mena - Wikipedia

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