Arcade Fire We Exist
Arcade Fire track “We Exist”, off the album Reflektor, reflects on the realities of sexual and gender diversity. The music video stars Hollywood actor Andrew Garfield (Spiderman) playing the part of a young adult exploring transgender identity. After a distressing episode in a local bar the lead character is guided through a dream sequence to dance onstage at Arcade Fire’s Coachella concert. The music video is one of five nominations for Best Music Video at the 47th GRAMMY Awards being held on February 8, 2015.
Filming for the Arcade We Exist music video was shot for Capitol Records by director David Wilson with producer Jason Baum, executive producer Sue Yeon Ahn, director of photography Larkin Seiple, editor Thomas Grove Carter at Trim. Colorist was Simon Bourne at Framestore. VFX was by Munky and Chris Bristow. Sound was produced by Neil Johnson at Factory.