In April 2019, I saw the Broadway musical Anastasia. I was immediately consumed by the nostalgia, fell in love with the new songs, and rediscovered melodies from my childhood.
I decided to re-create some of the musical numbers and adapt them to the camera. "The Press Conference" is the first one of many to come.
This animatic by Babbles Babbles was a big inspiration for the blocking of the video:
This project couldn't have been possible without the great people who came and helped us make it happen. A big thanks to:
Maylis Hoefnagel, Luis Kirchner, Soren Roeser, Marion Burcklé, Camille Burcklé, Elisabeth Leriche, Maël Cheynet, Edwin Deboise, Felix Pellise, Samuel Ridet, Elisa Fogarty and the Lycée Français de Chicago.