Behind The Scenes With Lemar @ East London Studios – 03/11/2015


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This week the successful and talented music video director Carly Cussen of MOS Films Ltd. gave me the opportunity to spend the day as a production assistant onset of the music video for British R&B superstar Lemar’s uplifting track ‘HIGHER LOVE’ from his studio album THE LETTER which was released on 9th October this year and you can buy it right here.

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The video was produced at Leyton’s East London Studios, which has hosted names such as Tinie Tempah, Katy B, Krept & Konan, Alexa Goddard, The Maccabees and Modestep to name a few, where I was given the opportunity to go behind the scenes from the start of the day until the end, assisting the talent, director and assistant director as much as I could.

As it was my first experience onset at all, I do not have much I can compare the studio with, but with 6000 SQ feet of creative space, a ‘Black Stage’, an ‘Infinity Cove’, a Green Room and a Make-Up Room, it seems to be a popular destination for UK Talent, and one which the director and her team were able to use to create a visual masterpiece showcasing Lemar’s upcoming single.

Take a look at some of my pictures from the set below:

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The main aim of this opportunity for me was to gain some valuable experience in a production environment as I aim to pursue a career in the likes of the film and music industries, and that I did. However, what I also gained was the opportunity to meet a great bunch of professionals, and also meet a truly brilliant music artist in Lemar. He was one of the friendliest people I have had the pleasure of meeting, and he is an absolute natural when it comes to producing these types of music videos. The camera loves him and I am sure a lot of people will when this video releases in the coming weeks.

All the best to him on his tour and with the release of his album. 

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My first day on a music video set was a great, tiring but most certainly rewarding experience which I have to thank director Carly Cussen, assistant director Konstantin Ermakov and all of the production team I had the pleasure of working with at East London Studios for.

If you are interested in using East London Studios for your upcoming film, TV, commercial or music productions, get in contact with them at the below address:

East London Film Studios

66 Norlington Road,

E10 6LA

Tel: 0208 257 1886

E: info@eastlondonstudios.com   

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Written by Nicholas Price

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