An award-winning designer, illustrator and art director for creative production studio Flavor, she chose to make “Spare Me” as her first music video, uniting her deep love for live-action filmmaking, 3D and 2D animation and visual effects, as a director and storyteller.
“I began concepting around the ideas of surveillance and people who are ‘fake nice. In the lyrics, Carlile refers to the ex feeding her boyfriend poison: I decided to portray this poison like candy. The table is set to serve sweets and comfort, but on second glance, the food is inedible. The beautiful host and dining room are bugged with flies, reminding us of ongoing surveillance – and nourishment turned rotten.”