On The Cusp, Longlist - Music Video

Stranger Than Fiction


Riff Raff Films

They’ve been flying under the radar lately, but Riff Raff’s in/out have reappeared in a literal ray of light. Their latest video is a promo for Moses Boyd’s ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ and is an ethereal exploration of how we experience sound. The directing duo shot on film - meaning all visual effects were cleverly achieved in-camera - and then set about displaying their editing finesse, to create a piece that does justice to such a genre-bending track.

irecting duo JP and Thom have a scientific approach to film making, creating visually satisfying and pure images, but with the twist they like doing things for real. Their films have a mesmeric quality. Before meeting at MET Film School, Thom was studying to be an architect at Cambridge and JP was a film student at UCL. Their graduation films were picked up for international festivals and from then they went on to create music videos that focused on performance and dance. They were also chosen to do the tour visualisations for project Hercules and Love Affair that used performers in unique and interesting ways. 2018 saw the pair direct a music video for The Horrors which was nominated for Best Alternative Video at the UKMVAs in 2018. They also directed their first commercial which was for Guinness, not a bad spot to have for their first commercial.