Adria Petty and Alan Bibby Co-Direct "Princess of China" for Coldplay and Rihanna - behind the scenes

Stardust creative director Alan Bibby teamed up with longtime friend and fellow director Adria Petty for "Princess of China," the epic new music video from Coldplay and Rihanna.


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Directors: Adria Petty and Alan Bibby
Executive Producer: Sheira Rees-Davies for aWHITELABELproduct
Executive Producer: Richard Skinner for Skinflicks
Line Producer: Clark Jackson
Post Producer: Maura Naughton
1st AD: Chris Berger
Director of Photography: Stephane Vallee
Production Designer: Annie Sperling
Costume Design: Mel Ottenburg (Rihanna)
Costume Design: Lauren Bradley (Chris Martin)
Costume Design: Ivy Jarrin
Makeup Rihanna: Kabuki
Makeup: Michelle Bankson
Hair Rihanna: Kim Kimble
Choreographer Rihanna: Hi-Hat
Choreographer: Peppa Yuan
Casting: David Kang
Stunts: Ralph Koch
Editor: Akiko Iwakawa at Cut & Run
Visual Effects: Copa Network and Quietman
Creative director / VFX supervisor: Vico Sharabani

Visual effects by Copa Network
Yfat Neev: Executive Producer NYC
Steve Reiss: Executive Producer LA
Lead Flame artists: John Budion, Tal Shuv, Alex Frisch, Vico Sharabani
Flame artists: Itay Niv, Victor Melton, Lior Weiss
Matte painter: Marco Iozzi

Visual effects by Quietman
Johnnie Semerad: Creative Director/Lead Flame Artist
Inti Martinez: Flame Artist
Nic Seresin: Flame Artist
Derina Doorley: Flame Artist
Anthony Ferrara: Creative Director/Lead Designer
Ali Birns: Designer
Aaron Maurer: Designer
Alex George: CG Modeler/Animator
Zach Rubind: CG Modeler/Animator
Young Park: CG Animator/Lighter
Carey Gattyan: Executive Producer/Head of Production
David Michaels: Producer
Martin Boksar: matte painter
Ram Bhat: matte painter

Color Correction: Harbor
Colorist: Joe Gawler
Color Correction EP: Zak Tucker


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