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COLIN READ JOINS PULSE FILMS.
4 May 2020

Needs must during a lockdown... especially when you have a music video to make.

Take Colin Read, for example, who was scheduled to film a promo with indie rock band Glass Animals. Suffice to say, social distancing threw a spanner in the works.

Pulse Films’ new signing refused to let public health measures get in the way of a shoot, however, and a new plan was formulated. Cue the world’s first ‘flat-pack’ music video, shot in frontman Dave Bayley’s London flat.



Directing Bayley from afar, Read also provided an instruction manual for Bayley to set up lights, cameras, and even a dolly track. The result is something Read is glad to mark his Pulse debut with: “I’m proud to launch with ‘Dreamland’, which is a testament to what I hope we can continue to achieve together - hopefully with a little less social distancing!”


Colin’s ability to create such a stunning and complex piece of work during this unprecedented period of uncertainty and isolation is nothing short of remarkable.

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Read adds: "Pulse Films is home to a number of directors that I admire both professionally and personally. That, combined with the company’s ambitions for innovative storytelling, makes it feels a perfect fit for me, and an exciting family to be joining.”


He slots into Pulse’s music video division headed by Rik Green, who says: "Colin’s ability to create such a stunning and complex piece of work during this unprecedented period of uncertainty and isolation is nothing short of remarkable.

“He is an undeniable creative force with unparalleled ambition and determination. We are delighted that he is part of our roster and we look forward to what new challenges we can overcome!”

For more on what Colin Read can bring to your next project, ring Jamie Walker at Pulse Films on 07546 310 023 or email jamie.walker@pulsefilms.co.uk.

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