domingo, 8 de novembro de 2015


Transpor a linha ténue entre 
Controlo e Liberdade
Sonho e Realidade.

Ruben Alves, ator, argumentista e cineasta luso-francês.
Filmes: A Gaiola Dourada, Yves Saint Laurent

Yanis: Hypnotized

Dancers lose control in the French producer’s debut release

“The thing that’s interesting with hypnosis is that people can’t really lie,” says Paris-based electro-pop artist Yanis of the uninhibited state he and fellow participants underwent for the video to “Hypnotized,” his debut single. “You don’t really have complete control, and I was searching for an experience that would bring that.”

The undulating track was inspired by watching David Lynch’s filmography, and subsequently feeling “hypnotized, as though I’m travelling into his movies,” says the singer, who worked with the Hypnotist Julian and director Ludovic Zuili to gather a troupe of “receptive” participants – including Charlotte Le Bon, who starred in 2014‘s Yves Saint Laurent biopic – before embarking on a mission to break down barriers of inhibition.

It’s half dream, half reality,” Yanis says of the oft-misunderstood practice. “I’ve learned that it’s not magic or mystic, it’s just about a connection with someone and I was really interested in that connection."

Victoria Dauberville. Professional Ballet Dancer, Opera de Paris
(é a única bailarina profissional que integra o grupo de participantes)

Yanis - Hypnotized, 2015

Réalisation : Ludovic Zuili
Production : Instant T - Frenzy Paris
Producteur : Marc Beyney-Sonier - Arthur Cantin - Julie Mathieu
DOP : Sophian Belgarbi
Direction Artistique : Yanis, Raphael Cioffi, Horace Lundd, Lucas Blanchy
Stylist : Stéphanie Vaillant
Hair/Make up : Richard Delassus
Hypnotiseur : Julian
Casting : Charlotte Lebon, Juliette Lamet, Victoria Dauberville, Eva Studzinski, Raya Martini,
Ruben Alves