What a week!!! It was just announced that two music videos filmmaker William Murray produced of David’s songs have won top awards at the Spotlight Film Awards. Out of 100s of entries “Not Amused” won the Silver Award and “St. Paul’s Chimes” took the Bronze. The latter will be released later this year. It deals with abuse in the Catholic Church and stars Carly Erin O’Neil.
Thanks for the kind words about David Arn’s “Not Amused”. “A melody that screams I was born in this country but live in a bigger world.”
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Great news today from William Murray, the videographer and director of David Arn’s music video “Not Amused”. The video has been updated to a finalist in the “Elite” Category at the Jersey Shore Film Festival.
The video mixes Murray’s creative shots of NYC with Alice Teeple’s photography. The song features the guitar work of Toby Wilson and was mastered by Alex Wharton at Abbey Road Studios. The song is a track from David’s forthcoming cd “Recalculating, Recalculating” .
Click here to see the video . Not Amused Official Video
I’m always envious of someone who has the creative use of words at their fingertips. . Click on the link above to read the words of someone in full control (he’s really good).
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We sometimes don’t know where David’s music is going but the meaning behind his recent video release seems to contrast images women confront in advertising with their everyday life.
The track is from his upcoming third solo album, Recalculating,Recalculating.
The song, “Someday the Record Might Show”, was filmed in Montreal by acclaimed cinematographer, Shaun Ryan Savard, of Playmaker Studios. It features Callayna and Jessie Doucet who is dealing with challenges when confronted by hyper inflated images of super models (like Callayna).
The rock and roll track was mastered at Abbey Road Studio by Alex Wharton (McCartney, Beastie Boys, Radiohead,Pixies) and will be available on David’s album later this year.
About Jessica Doucet
Jessica is an independent actress who works currently in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.She is an accomplished stunt and body double performer, having been a body double for Jennifer Lawrence in Mother. When Jessica isn’t acting she is still onset as a crew member and most often as a production assistant.
Callayna is an independent Canadian actress with a distinguished resume—TV and film, Magazine and Makeup Model. She is currently working on her Masters at McGill University. This is her third appearance in one of David’s videos.
About Shaun Ryan Savard
Canadian cinematographer, editor and writer, Shaun is a master of the meticulous visual effect. You may have seen his work on The Sea: How I Met Your Brother (2015), Trapped (2017) and 637 (2018).
David Arn’s new music video is now available on YouTube. Filmed in New York City by William Murray and Alice Teeple, the song which was mastered for iTunes by Alex Wharton at Abbey Road Studio. With Toby Wilson on guitar and David on piano “Not Amused” will remind fans of Bob Dylan.