Kiesza Shares Music Video Project Capturing The World In Lockdown And Bringing Creatives Together In Support Of Front Line Workers

Platinum selling electro pop powerhouse Kiesza releases incredible global music video project entitled ‘Storm’. Written in isolation, ‘Storm’ compelled award-winning directors Rocky Romano and Miranda Winters to reach out to Kiesza to work with her to create a powerful short film to help frontline workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Premiered on YouTube, the video will also be projected on Flannels building in Oxford Street at 9pm, following recent projections of work by David Bailey and Turner Prize nominee Ian Davenport.​

‘Storm’ has also been released across all digital streaming platforms today. ​

Creating an aerial view of the world in lockdown, over 100 filmmakers donated footage from 27 countries, including drone footage of Kiesza on the empty shores of Toronto. Other countries featured in the music video include Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, United Kingdom and more.

The short film, produced by Winters Rock Entertainment, will serve as a call to action for fans– encouraging them to donate to Front​line Care, dedicated to providing rest and care units for frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19, via their donation site Frontline Care is a fiscally sponsored project by 501(c)(3) Paint The World. Kiesza will lead the initiative titled #TeamStorm that will drive fans to where they can donate to build JUPE REST units for frontline workers.

“I wrote ‘Storm’ late one night, while in lockdown, and posted it on my Instagram account the next day. From there everything snowballed, and I joined forces with Winters Rock Entertainment and Pond5 to create this incredible aerial video of the world during Covid-19. said Kiesza. “It has been so inspiring to me, to feel the unity that this pandemic has created. Covid-19 knows no borders, and as result, it has brought us together as a world. And at the very least, everyone who made an effort to slow down the spread of the virus, can walk out of this knowing that they saved a life.”

“During these challenging times, it is our mission to make a difference, to help our first responders, and to unite the world as a whole, as one,” said Rocky Romano & Miranda Winters, Directors of Storm.

The Frontline Initiative will implement healthcare worker rest units built by Jupe Health. Jupe Health works with hospitals, non-profits and rural health communities to provide rest and care units in the fight against COVID-19. Their rest units are created by rocket and electric vehicle engineers, designed and furnished by America’s greatest designers, and wrapped with artwork by some of the worlds’ top graphic artists via ​ Kiesza worked remotely with musician/producer Chris Malinchak to complete the final version of the song.


Kiesza - Storm (Official Film)


​For more information about Kiesza visit her official website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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