OneRepublic’s new music video Someday take a documentary-styled look at the band while they spend time by the seaside, on the water and in architectural space overlooking the landscape. The project focuses on imagery, while using singer Ryan’s performance as the narration. Interior performances are juxtaposed against the stunning landscapes.
Someday is a collaboration between SixTwentySix Productions (https://sixtwentysix.co) and Miles & AJ Production, with Miles Cable co-directing the piece alongside Isaac Rentz. The video debuted on August 27th in conjunction with the band’s release of its fifth studio album, “Human” (Interscope), which had been delayed from release earlier this year due to the pandemic.
“Working on this video with OneRepublic was a wild ride,” shares Cable. “It all started with a concept that AJ (Favicchio) and I wrote to take us to Alaska, but one thing led to another and the creative had to be shifted with minimal time on the clock. We went back to the drawing board and reworked the concept to live around the unknown coastal destination we see now.”
Andrea Gavazzi served as director of photography, with Bashir Taylor acting as 1st AD.
“We shot this video on the Arri LF, paired with some nice MasterBuilt Soft Flares,” Cable recalls. “Also really enjoyed a lot of our hard-mount shots, like on the car and the boat. I cut this all up in Adobe Premiere and shipped it off!”
Photo: Director Miles Cable on-location
Cable says the project had a number of challenges, including remote directors, multiple days of shootings, locations with no service, and shooting imagery from boat-to-boat.
“It was an exciting adventure! In the end, though, the whole team really made it happen and we are all so stoked on the final product.”
Cable says the band was open to many of the production team’s creative ideas and really trusted their process.
“Even post was smooth, with minimal notes on each pass,” Cable concludes. “And everyone was really digging on the visuals paired with the song.“