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THE WHISKEY HOLLOW | HUDSON HILL

THE WHISKEY HOLLOW | HUDSON HILL

A lonesome runaway attempts to elude their fate in a storybook world that is out to bring them to an unnecessary justice. 1,599 hand cut stop-motion frames, painted miniatures, and paper figures converge to bring the official video for The Whiskey Hollow's debut single from the album, X WATERS, to life.

In our discussions during the development of this video, vocalist Madeline Finn spoke to me of the personal nature of her lyrics, the mining of one’s own experience to create something worth connecting to. As such, I created a piece made almost entirely of miniatures, creating for the viewer an environment in which their is no choice but to get close to what is being displayed, examining the details to understand the broader picture.

DIRECTOR / CAMERA / EDITOR / ANIMATOR: Stephen Mlinarcik
COLOR: Mikey Rossiter / The Mill
VISUAL EFFECTS: Debra Khoo
ILLUSTRATOR: Kyle Harlan
TYPOGRAPHY: Mark McGillivray
SPECIAL THANKS: Jon Washington + Thom Glunt

OFFICIAL SELECTION
Cleveland International Film Festival
Milledgeville Film Festival
Austin Music Video Festival

PRESS
ATYPICAL SOUNDS / CLEVELAND SCENE

WINNER
Best Music Video of the Year 2017: International Music Video Underground
Best Music Video (Nov. 2016): Paris International Music Video Underground

NOMINATED
Best Editor: Ibiza Music Video Festival

SEMI-FINALIST
Los Angeles Music Video Festival


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