Comedian Adam Buxton is currently presenting the TV version of music video night Bug on Sky Atlantic, and as part of the show he’s been creating some bespoke promos of his own in collaboration with his favourite directors. We recently featured a film by Dougal Wilson and Buxton on a promos round-up, and here’s two more from the comedian: first up, a psychedelic animated adventure created with the Layzell Bros…
The promo accompanies the Tiny Tim track Livin’ In The Sunlight, Lovin’ In The Moonlight, a song originally featured in a 1930 Maurice Chevalier film, The Big Pond, and stars Buxton as a hallucinating out-of-work animator.
Next up is an ode to, um, sushi, written and performed by Buxton himself, with the video shot by David Wilson. Buxton describes the promo as follows: “We set out to make what is hopefully the most offensively racist and sexist video about sushi ever, with a kind of lardy, hairy, Ewok man in the middle.”
Both videos were produced by Colonel Blimp. More on Buxton’s Sky Atlantic show is here.