In 'PENNY', Will Cherry stars as the eponymous astronaut who crashes to Earth and is forced to rebuild his ship as he fails to assimilate into society. With help from Lorine Chia and various other musicians, the film serves as a visual companion to Will's debut album BURGUNDY.
Directed by Gregory Elek & Joshua Teplitz
Story by Gregory Elek, Joshua Teplitz & Will Cherry
PENNY (Songs from and Inspired by the Motion Picture)
Cover Design by Starlite
ETTA (feat. Lorine Chia)
ETTA (feat. Lorine Chia) [Hype Alexander Remix]
ETTA (feat. Lorine Chia) [Dylan Kusch Remix]
GRAPEVINE / HIGHSPEED
MY TYPE (feat. Yung Baby Tate)
Originally, I wanted to film this in 2020 to be the official version of PENNY. The pandemic made that much less possible. I made the decision to combine some videos that I filmed in 2019 to tell another story, but it was important to still present this. The ten page script above is a companion to the musical short film that's been released.
What I wanted to convey more than anything with this script is the same message that BURGUNDY had. To heal from a loss, you have to address it and work through it. Be kind to yourself, but be honest as well.
It's time to stop running.