Natalie Ambrose - Did You Really Mean It? (Lyric Video)

Independent Melbourne singer/songwriter Natalie Ambrose employs the use of cut paper shapes, a light-up speech bubble and an iphone 5s to create a captivating, stop-motion lyric video about love-lost and love-remembered. Captured in her bedroom in a sweltering Australian summer, Natalie Ambrose gifts us with holographic-paper clouds, cheeky animated sea life and a pinch of nostalgia. Don't blink too quickly, or you'll miss some story points (sketches from real life moments)

  • Natalie Green
    Director
  • Natalie Green
    Writer
  • Natalie Green
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Music Video
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 48 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 12, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    50 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Iphone
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Natalie Green

Melbourne based singer-songwriter Natalie Ambrose is quirky and clever. In an ambitious attempt to be literally 'independent', Natalie has produced her last two music videos in her upstairs bedroom, winning hearts and connecting with her quaint, yet loyal fanbase. Natalie's strength is songwriting, but it cannot be denied that her streak of creativity can overlap into different media forms.

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Director Statement

I never set out to make something fantastical or of high quality. I simply wanted to create something that connected with the heart of the song. As a creative I'm very visual so I played with textures and colors and pulled together this little piece. In the end I found that I loved the process and fell in love with the final result

I hope that in spite of the heartbreak persona that the song emits, that its brightness and quirks bring you joy