“Promises” Music Video for Paul Cargnello


“Promises” was the first single from Paul Cargnello’s album of the same name. It’s very different from his earlier music and he trusted me to tap into the lyrics and the inspiration behind the song to create something that nobody expected from him. I built the concept around vulnerability, and the dichotomy of how simultaneously tough and fragile human beings can be. I almost immediately thought of Toshiro as the focal point of the video. The rest was history.


Performed, written and composed by Paul Cargnello
Directed by Nik Brovkin for Over the Breaks
Videography and movement direction by Peña León
Choreography by Toshiro Kamara
Styling and clothing by Nadia Bunyan for Maison BLCK MSSN