History - Rosie Sullivan

Acoustic performance video for History by singer-songwriter Rosie Sullivan. Shot on both film and digital. All effects were created in camera.

  • Brock Lewandowski
  • Rosie Sullivan
  • Rosie Sullivan
    Key Cast
  • David Root
    Director of Photography
  • Timothy Montoya
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Genres:
    Acoustic, Romance, Indie, Performance, Singer-Songwriter, History
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 8, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 16 mm
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    March 24, 2017
    Semi-Finalist & Official Selection
  • Mindfield Film Festival
    Los Angeles
    United States
    April 15, 2017
    Honorable Mention - Best Music Video, Official Selection
Director Biography - Brock Lewandowski

Originally from Okemos, MI, Brock Lewandowski is an up-and-coming entertainment industry professional specializing in post-production. Brock is currently working in theatrical marketing in Los Angeles after working as a digital asset manager. When he's not working, Brock has directed, edited and produced an number of short films and video projects in his free time. He has a diverse background prior to earning his degree in Media & Information including work in the fields of athletics and fine arts performance.

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Director Statement

This music video is based largely in aesthetic. When I heard the song, I knew how I wanted to stage it and the overall feeling and colors that I wanted to have. The film stock element adds to this by drawing attention to the camera and to the style, no artificial effects were added. The video only showcases what was captured in-camera. But to add an element of story to this video outside of the one Rosie speaks of in the song, I wanted to use Rosie's skills as an actor to tell the story non-verbally and act out her given circumstances. This spontaneous performance which highlights emotion over specifics is what I think rounds out the video's overall feel.