Touching The Sun (Tocando el Sol)
Music Video from Venezuela
in Spanish with subtitles
Length: 5 minutes
Screens: Thursday, February 27: Block 2
Directed By: Vadim Lasca
Produced By: Mariale Fleitas
Tocando el Sol is the second single from the album Un Mar de Calma by the Venezuelan songwriter Lasca. Lasca is a respected and renowned artist in the Venezuelan music scene, first as bassist for the popular band Malanga and recently as Producer of important albums like Será of La Vida Boheme, winner of Latin Grammy 2013 for Best Rock Album. The music video Tocando el Sol is a tilt-shift of Caracas, an energetic and chaotic city, as many of the capitals of the world, but in this case is shown as a playground, like a miniature movement, giving to the city a naive and dreamlike aspect accompanying of soft music.
Vadim Lasca Orsini is a Venezuelan director born in Moscow. Coming from a musician family and performing artists, he began musical studies at conservatories and children’s theater groups in an early age. Upon completion of high school, he moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he studied Filmmaking at the Institute of Cinematographic Arts of Avellaneda. Since his return to Caracas has directed numerous commercials, music videos and documentaries.
2013 BBC Music Video Festival – Official Selection