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The University of Portsmouth is looking to appoint a Research Administrative Assistant on a fixed-term full-time contract of 24 months to work on an AHRC-funded research project titled 50 Years of British Music Video, 1964-2014: Assessing Innovation, Industry, Influence and Impact.
In quite a change of direction for a video for folk outfit The Staves, Jack Whiteley has directed this very sharp comedy for Black & White, in which an '80s Australian evening news show goes into meltdown off-camera when the lady newsreader (played by Nell Mooney) discovers, as the programme starts, that her suave co-host is cheating on her with the weathergirl.
Essex indie fourpiece The Bohicas find themeselves dropped into a surreal operating theatre in Nathan David Smith's promo for their new single To Die For. Shot at One Red Eye Studio, it's dark, occasionally grisly, and comic - and made all the more effective by Marcus Autelli's clean - almost sterile - photography...
Chip hits the UK music scene again with School of Grime, and the video directed by Paul Casey follows Chip in various London based locations alongside grime legends, D Double E & Jammer.
Daniel Wolfe's long-awaited first feature Catch Me Daddy finally reaches UK cinemas at the end of February, and this gripping new trailer for the movie suggests that the qualities that made him Britain's best music video director is about to put him in the top rank of British film directors.
Italian band Heymen put in a very acrobatic performance in Scott Altman's eye-catching promo for If I Play Your Game.
Scott's video features the band in morphsuits - which they specifically chose themselves to 'differentiate each of the four band members' and a limited edition Hesketh 24 motorcycle - the first to be produced by Hesketh in 30 years - ridden by, erm, a gorilla...
For the joyous gospel nature of Petite Meller's Baby Love, AT Mann and Napoleon Habeica travel to Kenya for their surreal and upbeat video, complete with a pair of roaming giraffes, dancing schoolkids and a herd of pink flamingoes...
Mihai Wilson & Marcella Moser of WeWereMonkeys, best known for their hugely successful promos for Of Monsters And Men, get together with pop-beats artist Dawn Richard to create the awesome video for Tide: The Paradox Effect.
Luke Jacobs is best known as a DoP – in particular for his work on director Josh Cole's videos for Rudimental and others. But now Luke has taken the plunge as a director himself, helming his debut video for London-based production trio Disciples' They Don't Know.