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Chris Turner - aka Favourite Colour: Black - draws the viewer into his story of corruption for Young Guns's Speaking In Tongues, in much in the way that Young Guns' lead singer Gus is lured into the maelstrom: by an exciting encounter with a girl in suspenders, stockings and a very short fur coat.
Iggy Azalea demonstrates she's a lady of many talents, doing a bang-up job directing her own Trouble video, an all-action affair co-starring big-voiced Jennifer Hudson.
Now represented by OB Management in the UK and US, Anthony Bryne, director of TV's Ripper Street and upcoming BBC drama The Last Kingdon, teams up with the red hot Hozier for the promo to the Irish singer-songwriter's latest single Someone New.
Commissioned to design artwork for Belgium artist Selah Sue's new album Reason (March 30) - the follow-up to her multi-platinum debut, promo director Alexander Brown follows through with designing and directing the video for first single Alone in which he also applies post FX.
Coldplay asked Cam Hooper to make a film for Ghost Story around their live performance at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney. As a result, the footage was shot in just an hour, during the band's soundcheck before the show.
And despite these limitations, Cam has produced an ethereal piece which echoes the lyrics in the track, and conveys Coldplay's calm assurance as a performing band.
Tom Clarkson's video for Jack Garratt's Chemical is a story of teenage obsession, about a girl whose devotion to her favourite pop star is so great, some magical things start happening. At least in her own imagination.
David McDonald and Tom MacDonald document a young couple lost in their lust for each other in the promo to Tom's own Fight Your Fears.
Their passion gets them to get into all kinds of near-misses resulting in disaster at the finale...
Intercut with a cool, atmospheric band performance shot in black and white, Matthew Connell offers up a night-of-passion-in-reverse scenario for the promo to Young Romance's Wasting Time. We'll leave it to Matthew to explain...
Public Service Broadcasting's Go! is a marriage of retro-electronica and archive audio from the historic Apollo 11 moon landing mission, focussing on the work of Mission Control at NASA headquarters.
Sam Rockwell, finding himself in a completely deserted LA diner, indulges in a bit of secret dancing, in the fashion of Christopher Walken in Weapon Of Choice, in the video for Flight Facilities' Down to Earth, directed by Uncle Friendly.
It starts as a straightforward band performance in a white studio, but Libby Burke Wilde's video for the '80s pop sound of Furs' I Wanna Know soon gets more animated, as lead singer Elle start busting some moves. And then the pink mist descends...
Joe Rideout and a team of animators bring a humdrum tube journey to life as they head into suburbia with some cool paint effects in Joe's promo for Spector's Don't Make Me Wait.
Throughout the video we see into the commutors' minds with added footage depicting their thoughts contrasting their monochrome journey with colourful dreams...