A skilled workman digs a perfect hole in a cracked earthen plain in an endless warehouse, a series of well-dressed people come and sit on comfortable couches offering contradictory opinions, and the job gradually unravels.
New Zealand | 2019 | 11 mins
Directed by James Solomon
with Josh McKenzie, Morgan Albrecht, Byron Coll, Leisha Ward, Lucy Knox, Emma Wigmore
Director: James Solomon
Writer: James Solomon
Produced by: Lissandra Leite
Cast: Josh McKenzie, Morgan Albrecht, Byron Coll, Leisha Ward, Lucy Knox, Emma Wigmore, Catherine Eglinton, Ryan Yates Dulieu
Country: New Zealand
Length: 11 minutes
About the Director
James Solomon is an award winning moving image director based in New Zealand. He works on commercials, music videos and narrative content. He was one of 7 LBB emerging NZ directors in 2015 and before this one of NZ’s top music video directors.
His short film ‘Bound‘ was nominated for best actor at the 2017 New Zealand film awards, ‘McWhopper‘ won the Cannes Grand Prix in 2016 and was the most nominated campaign of 2016.
His work features a high degree of technical ability, but at the same time tells human stories that surprise, entertain and encourage people to reflect on the current world.