The latest from Promo News
For New Zealand alt-popster Tom Lark, Sam Kristofski has lovingly recreated and gently spoofed the late 60s of swinging London in Auckland - inspired by a rock n roll movie classic, shooting on 16mm on old film stock, and then adding a few touches of period sci-fi silliness for extra fun. Very cool.
Commissioned by Radar, Maya Avidov delivers this split-screen extravaganza for London singer-songwriter Sean O'Neill to partner his pounding, rhythmic Carried In The Wind. Shot in and around London, Maya enhances the beat with a free-flowing montage.
Ollie Murray presents an interesting choreography-based outlook of a couple's relationship for Fink's latest single Shakespeare.
Newly-signed Stink directors Wilkins & Maguire capture the action-packed, heart-rending story of two child jockeys competing in a jawdroppingly dangerous Indonesian bareback horse race - in their music video for Andy C & Fiora's Heartbeat Loud.
Shot on a LA studio back lot in 106 degrees of heat, Brighton singer-songwriter Mike Rosenberg goes for a stroll along the fake streets followed by an increasing entourage of contrasting characters vying for his attention in James Lees promo for his new single 27.
Driven by some imaginative and colourful choreography, Max & Dania put a spotlight on the TINA movement (This Is New Africa) in their promo for Fuse ODG and Angel.
The simple, bright and positive video with African influences perfectly captures the essence of the soundtrack, using a wide range of people getting down to the infectious beat...
For one week in August in East London, numerous music video makers, and suppliers to the industry donated their time, energy and resources to helping a group of youngsters get an invaluable early education in the world of filmmaking.
Singer-songwriter Freddie Dickson cuts an obsessed, angst-ridden figure in Ozzie Pullin's video for News, performing the song while examining photos, and TV screens in his brick-walled bunker.
Nicely shot by James Blann, and intercut with brief flashes of VHS-shot footage of the outside world - Ozzie edited this as well as directed - it has a certain Fincher-esque quality...
Greg Davenport perfectly matches the emotion in Lonely The Brave's strirring soundtrack with this incredibly bittersweet and poignant promo for The Blue, The Green. A young man suffering from cancer, makes the most of his life with the help of his brother...
Hiro Murai takes us on a beautiful journey in his promo for Telegraph Avenue by Childish Gambino. The trip - along scenic winding roads, lush forests and crashing waves on idyllic beaches - takes an incredibly unexpected twist in the final segment...
In keeping with the song's title, Dominic O'Riordan's video for Jagga's Love The Pain embraces the world of S&M, with stylishly-shot imagery of rubber-clad girls and bondage accompanying Jagga's performance. Steamy stuff, achieved on a modest budget. Dominic definitely used his prior experience making ads for Ann Summers, among others.