“Our goal was to faithfully represent the complexity in the visual approach of Miles Davis on the one hand and animate efficiently within the constraints of a short-term production framework on the other.
Irina Rubina: “It was such an honor and a pleasure to dive into Davis’ artwork and to develop an abstract story based on it. Although, finding an adequate and respectful translation of Davis’ drawing style was quite a challenge as it’s full of small beautiful details.
Label: Sony Music Entertainment
Senior Producer: Derek Watson,
Senior Creative Director: Noah Shulman
The track “What’s Love Got To Do With It” is included on the Miles Davis album That’s What Happened 1982-1985: The Bootleg Series Vol. 7 released in the summer of 2022.
Artist: Miles Davis
Posted on Tuesday, November 1, 2022
“Working with an elaborate system of loops was our way of navigating through this challenge; a rhythmic system that also perfectly interacts with this incredible piece of music.”
Inspired by Miles Davis’ own original paintings, director/animator Irina Rubina conjures a whimsical and intricate interpretation of the trumpeter’s cover of Tina Turner’s 1984 hit “What’s Love Got To Do With It”.