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Making Waking Nightmares for Father John Misty’s ‘Mr. Tillman’

Co-director Jeff Desom details the despair.

In Father John Misty’s video for “Mr. Tillman,” co-directed by Jeff Desom and Carlos Lopez Estrada,”just as the song’s lyrics zero in on the singer’s unpleasant experience at a hotel, the ‘Mr. Tillman’ video is like The Shining meets ‘Hotel California,'” explains Daniel Kreps.

“Father John Misty is doomed to relive his stay and inability to leave countless times. The result is interactions with doppelgangers, an attempted suicide and a taxicab escape.” To read the full article, click here.

Watch the video below, and then watch as Jeff Desom, who also created the visual effects, detail the video’s postproduction.

Read more: The Shining Meets Hotel California in Father John Misty’s “Mr. Tillman” Video

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