Trends: 2020 | Digital Romanticism

A short promo featuring photographer and model, Benji Colson as the face the nostalgic trend for dreamy still life and portraits, capturing the imperfect perfectionism know as Digital Romanticism. 

Developed as part of Whalar's definitive guide to the stories, styles and talents redefining a generation of creatives - Trends: 2020. Rooted in data, crafted by culture, this project set out to mark Instagram's 10th anniversary by launching 6 new digital trends, each embodied and represented by todays leading creators.

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Featured Artist | Benji Colson

Director, Writer, Producer, and Editor | Emily Freda Sharp
Writer and Producer | Chelsea Carter
Music and Design | Greg Haynes
Animation and Graphics | Mark Osmond
Writer and Production Manager | Will Rix
Executive Producers | Mike Hondorp and Jo Burford
Pre-Production Manager | Tara Sood
Director of Photography | Miguel Carmenes
Set Designer | Lily Bloom
Stylist | Conor Bond
Make Up Artist | Grace Macartney
1st Assistant Director | Tom Ivens
Gaffer | Vianney Huggins
1st AC | Oliver Munks
2nd AC | Felix Wildey
1st Spark | Paul Choy
2nd Spark | Jeff Celis
Stills Photographer | Kourtney Lohn
Runner | Louey Horler