Way Up House – Yamaha

Yamaha - Way Up House Portugal

Series 4 episodes / 10 min / Documentary / Portugal-Japan / English / 2024

WAY UP is a project that provides a platform for emerging talents, their sound and their music. “WAY UP House” is the documentary series following the journey of 8 emerging artists and a producer from across the world, coming together for an exclusive songwriting experience in Portugal, living in a villa filled with instruments and a home studio, on the mission to collaborate, create music and perform live.

Episode 1: WRITING & COMPOSING 8 upcoming artists and producer arrive at the WAY UP House in Portugal. They form teams and start their mission to create songs in three days, leading up to a final performance of their work in an intimate concert. The first episode captures the beginning of this creative journey, from the artists getting to know each other, to writing lyrics and composing melodies.

 

Episode 2: COLLABORATION On the second day in the WAY UP House, artists work together with their team members to create songs. Collaboration among artists expands new connections, insights and possibilities.

Episode 3: STUDIO RECORDING The artists get the chance to experiment with their tracks in the villa’s home studio. Producer Swindle supports them with refining song layers and exploring new instruments.

Episode 4: FINAL PERFORMANCES On the final day, the artists get ready to perform their individual songs that they have created. In an intimate concert they showcase their results to each other.

 

Artists include:
anaiis – https://open.spotify.com/intl-ja/arti…
Emmy Meli –
https://open.spotify.com/intl-ja/arti…
Joel Culpepper –
https://open.spotify.com/intl-ja/arti…
Parthenope –
https://open.spotify.com/intl-ja/arti…
Charlie Allen –
  / charlieallenguitar  
Dayna Fisher –
  / daynajfisher  
Martina Barakoska –
  / iamthe_m  
Rashaan Brown –
  / rashaanbmusic  
Swindle –
https://open.spotify.com/intl-ja/arti…
WAY UP YouTube playlist:
   • Yamaha Way Up  

Listen to the official WAY UP play list on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2XD…

Yamaha Corporation: https://www.yamaha.com

DIRECTOR
Diana Toucedo

STARRING
Anaiis
Emmy Meli
Joel Culpepper
Parthenope
Dayna Fisher
Rashaan Brown
Charlie Allen
Martina Barakoska

MUSIC PRODUCER
Swindle

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Beatriz Sastre

SECOND UNIT DIRECTOR
OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Carmen Fortea

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Niklas Bolten
Marko Schiebeck
James Puddicombe
Kenji Arakawa
Russell Wykes
Ayano Yoshikawa

PRODUCER
Eduard Rabasco
Tim Mizon

PRODUCTION MANAGER
Pedro Rosa
Faouzia Krid

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Joana Lopes
Filipa Cortez
Alberto Gonzalez Casero

ARTIST C0NSULTANT
JNR Williams

FILM EDITOR
Diana Toucedo

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Aleix Fernández Hernández
Oliver Stumpf

COLOURIST
Nadia Khairat Gómez

CAMERA OPERATOR
Beatriz Sastre
Carmen Fortea

ASSISTANT CAMERA
Miguel Angelo
Lisa Person

SECOND ASSISTANT CAMERA
Alexandre Monteiro

DIT
Ignacio Millet

GAFFER
Eduardo Carvalho

BEST GIRL
Catia Dias

SOUND RECORDING
Cyrill Santos
Diana Meireles

LIVE MUSIC RECORDING
Cid Saldanha

SOUND DESIGN & MUSIC MIXING
Robert Keilbar

SET DESIGN
Mariana Barreto

MAKE UP & HAIR ARTIST
Deborah Bettencourt
Marta Pereira

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Francisco Aldim

EDITING CONSULTANT
Fernando Pomares

MUSIC SERVICES
Joseph Emsden
Jeremy Smith

DRIVER
André Rodrigues
Vitor Hugo
Bruno Silva

PHOTOGRAPHER
Noah Agemo

Special Thanks
to the team of
CASA NOSSA

SONG CREDITS
‘Waiting’
by Emmy Meli

‘Bigger Picture’
by Parthenope

‘It’s You That I’ve Been
Waiting For‘
by Joel and Anaiis

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