From Big Think:
Ilya Naishuller, a 29-year old Russian director and front man for the Moscow punk band Biting Elbows, won the Internet this week. His band’s latest stunning music video, Motherf*cker, which he directed, earned the attention of Hollywood agents and a Tweet that says “so well done”—written by Oscar-winner and fellow cinematic groundbreaker Darren Aronofsky.
This is Naishuller’s second viral music video and a sort of sequel to The Stampede (Insane Office Escape), which also thrilled the blogosphere. Shot using affordable cameras (GoPro 1 and 2, respectively), both monstrous productions are clearly the work of a fearless, crusading director who has a lot to offer the world. His collaborators are just as dauntless and include his tenacious producing partner Ekaterina Kononenko and CGI artist and director of photography Sergey Valyaev. Together, over the years, they have reached collaboration gold, persevering on this latest video after their initial sponsor backed out.
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