Voodoo Sometimes - Hummingbird's Vice

The first narrative-based music video for the latest single from the Halifax psych-funk band, Voodoo Sometimes. A mysterious flower child dances among the aftermath of a hipster house party where she discovers a man from her past.

  • Liam MacDonald
    Director
    Paddy's Passion, Grown Up
  • Liam MacDonald
    Editor
  • Meg Legere
    Producer
    Grown Up
  • Jordan Dodge
    1st AD
  • Kassandra Pitt
    Key Cast
    "The Hummingbird"
  • Liam MacDonald
    Art Directors
  • Meg Legere
    Art Directors
  • Daniel McKenzie
    Director of Photography
  • Logan Tanner
    Key Grip
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 3, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital; RED format
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
Distribution Information
  • NSCC Screen Arts
    Distributor
    Country: Canada
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Liam MacDonald

Born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Liam MacDonald is a 21-year-old filmmaker with skills in producing, cinematography, directing, writing and editing. He is a graduate of the NSCC Screen Arts program. Liam's focus remains on people and their relationships with the environment; captured through documentary film. This resulted in his early works being recognized internationally. Currently, Liam is planning his next documentary scheduled for late 2020 and working as a video editor for the Nova Scotia Government. In the future, Liam hopes to continue his expansion in short films, videos and advertisements.

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Director Statement

The process of approaching the music video for Hummingbird's Vice by Voodoo Sometimes was challenging, exciting and appropriate. Finding the perfect balance between narrative, abstract and performance-based styles was necessary to successfully capture the tone of the song; which expertly juggles all these elements. I hope you enjoy viewing this video and comparing the visuals to the lyrics. Thank you to the entire crew and band for their dedication to this project.