A short behind the scenes look at the making of Static Era’s eighth music video, Dear Me, filmed on a cold NZ winter’s day in Auckland.
Wondering how we did it when Emma G is overseas? Very simply, we decided this music video would be one that tells a story using actors, with our song as the soundtrack to it.
As with any creative process, it took a while to work out what the concept would be. I knew the emotion I wanted to portray as Dear Me is one of the most heartfelt and meaningful songs on our Fit To Fight album. I just wasn’t sure what it was going to look like.
The video concept
After several brainstorming sessions with our director, Mike Kumagai, we finally locked onto an idea I felt happy to run with. It’s a creative interpretation of the song, metaphorical rather than literal.
It’s focused around two characters, a young rebel and an older gentleman who meet on a cold winter day to play chess against each other.
So what does that symbolise and what happens next?
Stay tuned, music video coming soon
— Static Era (@StaticEraBand) July 10, 2015