BAT FOR LASHES

by PETER SLUSZKA

Natasha Khan (aka Bat for Lashes) worked closely with Peter Sluszka to create Lilies, the music video for the single from the critically acclaimed album The Haunted Man. Teeming with spectral visions, Peter conjured a mysterious landscape for Natasha in which she immersed herself, enduring hours inside a golden helmet and having her arm transformed into a winged creature. Bat For Lashes cryptic lyrics become an incantation, unleashing a trio of curious puppets, torrents of wax and paper ocean, and numerous other animated spectacles. Pulsing cloud contraptions, blasting lightning and energy initiate Natasha's otherworldly transformations.

PETER SLUSZKA

PETER SLUSZKA

Peter Sluszka, winner of various awards and accolades, may be the most calm and patient director in the business. With strong roots in stop motion, it’s easy to understand why. It also helps that he's gleaned a thing or two from his time working alongside the legendary Michel Gondry.

Peter is a skilled mixed-media director, but above all, he is a clever designer and a fabrication whiz. It's not uncommon to find him fully immersed in a project and getting his hands dirty with set design, fabrication, or even animation.

Having directed original content  animation, commercial productions, music videos, television series and feature films, Peter's portfolio is brimming with live action, CG and stop-motion feats. He’s manipulated everything from traditional foam latex puppets to meat, origami, snow, yarn and (literally) tons of clay.