”ASPIRATIONAL” FOR VS. MAGAZINE BY MATTHEW FROST

DIRECTOR: MATTHEW FROST / PRODUCTION COMPANY: ICONOCLAST / COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA / DURATION: 2’37” / MUSIC: RYLAND BLACKINTON / CAST: KIRSTEN DUNST / STYLIST: HAYLET ATKIN, SKYE STEWART-SHORT / HAIR & MAKEUP: JENNY CHO AND PATTI DUBROFF TSIPPORAH LIEBMAN

FILM SYNOPSIS: In ”Aspirational,” Frost takes aim at selfie culture with the help of Kirsten Dunst. Shot in L.A., the film shows Dunst being approached by two girls inside a car who recognize her. While she acts in a friendly manner, it turns out they are only interested in her for the narcissistic purpose of taking selfies, looking good in front of the camera with a celebrity and being tagged on social media by Dunst.

DIRECTOR’S BIO: Matthew Frost began his career directing short films, before moving onto creating music videos for bands such as M83 and co-writing the script for Wassup Rockers with Larry Clark. From music promos he moved onto directing commercials and fashion films for brands such as Levi’s, Louis Vuitton, Kitsune, Nike, Paul and Joe, Virgin and Nissan among others. Most recently, Frost created short films for Vogue featuring Cate Blanchett, Jessica Chastain and Kate Winslet.

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