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Trunk Animation's cartoon Christmas card has become as traditional as mince pies and mulled wine - and Christmas cards. And here they've adapted one of Alasdair Brotherston & Jock Mooney charming animations, that happens to be inspired to a Christmas-themed classic.
Having directed a stop-motion video for The Bishops' Nowhere To Run a couple of years ago, director Ben Aston and animator Nick Black's have now come up with an awesome achievement in rotoscoping for The Bishops' new single Polygonn – in a style which is somewhat reminiscent of Steve Barron's classic video for A-Ha's Tak
Not content with being the UK's surprise global hit music video of 2013, Ian Pons Jewell's video for Naughty Boy's La La La featuring Sam Smith is also by some margin the most popular post on Promo News this year.
Shot along the river Thames in central London, Rob Jury captures the romance and magic of the capital in his promo for Hard To Stay by Leeds electronic band Submotion Orchestra.
Fuelled by some expressive choreography, the clip uses dramatic monochrome to sketch out the familiar features of the city, with fluid performances from TJ Lowe and Letty Mitchell.
Greg Francis takes the viewer into a dark and mystifying underground world run by illustrious ladies in his promo for Dizzee Rascal's Bang Bang.
With some excellent effects work from Rock Star, Mr Rascal deploys his best mafia-style performance, looking sharp, gritty and cool...
This two minute video directed by Noah Conopask, with music by Reuben Wu of Ladytron, is a celebration in time-lapse photography of the awesome precision of heavy machinery at work.
The Music Video category is returning to the D&AD Awards next year, with Damian Kulash from OK Go heading the jury that will decide the winners of awards in five Music Video subcategories for the 2014 D&ADs.
The five Music Video subcategories are:
As we all know, an Englishman's home is his castle. Or, as in the video for DJ Fresh vs Jay Fay's Dibby Dibby Sound, his giant speaker-stack. And then there's the car - and the dogs.
Taken from his Demonstration album, Tinie Tempah and Labrinth team up with Emil Nava for the promo to Lover Not A Fighter.
Emil's video, kicking off with the subtitle 'An angry woman is dangerous', sees the vocalists face a pair of sports cars driven by pretty ladies, set in a traditional Spanish bullring...
The song may be something of a throwback to the sexually subversive 1960s, but Yousef Eldin's video for The Vaccines' I Wish I Was A Girl challenges preconceptions in another way.
In an uplifting short doc, Yousef introduces three normal Palestinian young people, with hopes and ambitions that reflect a post-Arab Spring Middle East.