Y2K-era aesthetics meets a post-Covid world in this kinetic rap video for One Acen by London-based director Shan Phearon. Offering a modern take on the ‘Trojan-horse’ motif, “Nigeria” attempts to disrupt conventions of genre, technique and style with an inventive crime opera allegory.


Director: Shan Phearon
Executive Producer: Kareem Adeshina
Producer: Gil Kolirin
Director of Photography: Courtney Bennett (Vision Artists)
Art Director: Sheena Brobbey
Wardrobe Director: Kashmir Wickham
MUA: Simi Virdee
Motion Specialist / Operator: Steve Santa Cruz
Grip: Tom Solt
Gaffer: Isaac Whittingham
PA: David Amoah
Transit: Kez Kaiser
Editor / VFX: Shan Phearon
Colourist: Alex Gregory (The Mill)
Additional VFX: Jae Hwang / Brandon Wallwork
Talent: One Acen, Rehab Nyangima
Comissioner: Nicola Sheppard
Label: Atlantic Records
Production Company: Greatcoat Films


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