Part documentary with an experimental feel, and part music video, Motorcycle Boy is a song by Portuguese artist Paulo Furtado aka The Legendary Tigerman. The video focuses on Japanese biker crew, The Specter Gang and the underground Bosozuku style and culture. When airplay for this video was scheduled in Japan, it raised some questions by the government and promoting brands backed off citing that the individuals in the video were wanted criminals.
James F. Coton belongs to a generation that has been widely influenced by the Japanese mangas of the 80s and the emergence of Hip Hop. It gave to his images a combination of vibrant and electric identity that convoke a very dynamic, entertaining and trendy style. With a background in production and art direction for television and branded content, he is able to have a global
view of any kind of project, giving them his very distinctive touch and approach. He has worked on many commercials and music videos worldwide.
Director : James F. Cotton & Masato Riesser
Producer : Morgan Preleur (NOSIDE)
Category : Short Film in competition
Length : 8 minutes
Country : France