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Using her 'Cinda' dating app, Lucinda Belle meets a succession of potential mates (or prize jerks depending on your opinion) in John Turner's light-hearted and interactive promo for her single Where Have All The Good Men Gone.
Cody Critchloe aka SSION directs Perfume Genius's Queen, from the upcoming album Too Bright, in which gender and sexuality are explored in a series of scenes each slightly odder than the last.
Faces are superimposed, transformed and lost entirely...It's hard to describe, so you simply have to see it for yourself...
And now for something explosive. And also tender, and thought-provoking. Fleur & Manu's latest video, for the Sydney trio Movement's track Ivory, is a frank exploration of sexual intimacy between a young couple. It's all about sex - but it's also about love.
Rémy Cayuela takes us on the journey of sperm in this hilarious promo for Tensnake's Feel The Love.
A 'sergeant major' puts his 'recruits' through their paces as they prepare to be, erm, released...
Piers Dennis and Charles Watson take a unique approach to making a promo for an established act in their video for The Pieces by Sheffield duo Slow Club.
Everyday instances are caught by Laura Coulson for Lil Silva's Mabel as she follows a group of school children in this candid promo.
Love is the theme, exercised in the ordinary – whether that's represented by signed school leaver shirts, playing football, or remembering those not with us.
Joe Alexander's video for Cyril Hahn & Javeon's Breaking – the latest in a series of promos for international online retailer SSENSE commissioned by System Magazine – is suitably breezy and fashion-forward, featuring some supercool boys in head-turning gear.
Interpol's monochrome performance, directed by band frontman Paul Banks and Sophia Peer is intercut with jawdropping surfer footage in the video for All The Rage Back Home.
The energy of the musical performance and the surfing (the footage coming from a number of sources) play off each other, and the dark tones of both bring them together. The effect is mesmerizing.
Swamps, strippers, alligators, racoons, guns, gifs and gospel... We head way down south to New Orleans to hang with some fun-loving homeboys in Bob Harlow's high octane, white-knuckle ride on behalf of Jake Bugg for There's A Beast And We All Feed It.
And the bayou looks an appealing but really quite dangerous place... here's Bob's fiercer director's cut.
Berlin-based directing duo Wolf and Lamm have joined HSI London for music videos and commercial representation in the UK.
Wolf & Lamm are Joffrey Jans and Kai Kurve, who have directed stylish, sexy, distinctively art directed promos for Wanklemut ft. John Lamonica, Lexy & K-Paul, Parov Stelar feat. Marvin Gaye, and ads for Schleck Druff and L'Amour Noir.
Lily Allen and director Chris Sweeney celebrate the singer's life spent attending the Glastonbury Festival in a nostalgic look back in Chris' video for As Long As I've Got You.
Intercutting old photographs of the singer with friends and family and new footage filmed this year, Chris draws on Lily's playful side as we see her singing and dancing around the mammoth campsite...