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World Premiere

Director: Cheryl Gelover & Tom Murray

United States, 2011, 3 min

Shooting Format:16mm

Festival Year:2012


Crew:Composer: Tom Murray, Cheryl Gelover

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Rumble Thud is the first music video presented by Tulipomania for their third full-length album titled The Whispering Campaign. Created by band members Cheryl Gelover and Tom Murray, the video's imagery is composed of stop-motion animation. Each scribble of light created by hand-held pen lights reveals animated silhouetted objects ranging from toy cars and antique hammers to bronze Buddhas, and was captured by a succession of single long exposures. The video also includes additional light sources. Based in the Philadelphia area, Tulipomania is: Tom Murray (vocals, bass, guitar) and Cheryl Gelover (keyboards, background vocals), with Rob Campbell (drums).


About the director

Cheryl Gelover and Tom Murray are from the band Tulipomania. They have created their own music videos for each album release. Rumble Thud is the first video released for their third full-length album titled The Whispering Campaign. The video was directed and animated by band members Tom Murray (vocals, bass and guitar) and Cheryl Gelover (keyboards and background vocals).



Directors Tom Murray and Cheryl Gelover will be available for a Q&A after the screening.

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