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NYC! Sound (Back) On

Celebrate New York's reopening with this audio-visual homage to the greatest city in the world.

900+ sounds sampled. 6 days of shooting. Countless days of editing. As New Yorkers eagerly await a full reopening, the Bonamaze directing duo celebrates the spirit of the city with the release of their new short, “NYC! Sound (back) On.” The goal of this creative, audio-visual homage is to capture the heartbeat of the Big Apple like never before, with a special emphasis on sound that brings the city’s diverse culture to vibrant life. Selected as Vimeo Staff Pick - Best of the Month and winner of Best Unscripted and Best Use of Sound & Music at Berlin Commercial 2021.

  • Gilad Avnat
  • Stav Nahum
  • Hannah Janal
  • Omri Grossman
    Color Grade and Motion Graphics
  • Yehuda Revivo
    Color Grade and Motion Graphics
  • Daniel Tsukahira
    Color Grade and Motion Graphics
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Music Video, Short, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 16, 2021
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    United States
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Director Biography - Gilad Avnat, Stav Nahum

Original directing, videography, production, music and arrangements by Gilad Avnat and Stav Nahum aka BONAMAZE - a directing duo specializing in the creation of a visual sound experience 100% made in-house. Sampling hundreds of original sounds produced by the universe, BONAMAZE injects them into their musical videos to present whatever the subject may be in the most exciting way. BONAMAZE’s distinctive flare for sound has marked campaigns for Coca-Cola, Cheerios, M&M’s, Snickers, and more.

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