The latest from Promo News
Jonathan Desbiens - aka Jodeb – has realised perhaps his most ambitious filmic endeavour yet: a twenty-minute long short film in three acts, filmed in Thailand, for Wiwek and Skrillex called Still In The Cage.
Homespun has announced the four finalists for their third annual film competition for new and up-and-coming filmmaking talent, Homespun Yarns. Lee Thomas, Thomas Ralph, Thomas James and Jonathan Augustavo are the finalists vying for this year's prize - which includes tickets to this year's UK Music Video Awards in October.
Joe Connor takes a trip to Sardinia with the evergreen Placebo, and marks the band's 20th birthday with this uplifting rock workout radiating away-from-it-all summer vibes and, most importantly, acquainting us with the guys in the furry suits and the brilliant horned masks.
Billie Marten's very delicate Lionhearted gets a counterintuitive, even ironic treatment by Allie Avital. As the slow-moving camera making its way towards Billie, the contents of the room around her are being removed by boilersuited girls. But what initially appears to be appropriately poignant, is just a prelude to something far more destructive.
With a touch of fantasy and mysticism, Daniel Brown's video for Offaiah's track Trouble sees a cat-and-mouse chase between a police officer and a convict that attempts to make her escape through a Louisiana bayou. Meeting a horned helper that frees the woman from her handcuffs, the woman meets many more stange and wonderful things along the way...
Here's a clever piece of in-camera trickery from Emil Nava in his latest performance video for West London collective WSTRN's track A List.
COMPULSORY have signed director Emmanuel Adjei for representation in music videos, commercials and film.
Exec Producer Chris Toumazou had this to say about the signing: "It's a pleasure to have Emmanuel join the roster at COMPULSORY. In a short space of time he has already created a unique body of work that we will encourage not only through music video but a variety of formats."
KT Tunstall is back with the MOR-pop of Maybe It's A Good Thing, and the video directed by Yoni Weisberg, is as colourful and upbeat as they come - with numerous costume changes, various graphic backdrops and neat VFX where KT is transformed into wall stencil-like posters pasted onto colourful walls in short animated bursts.
Savvas Stavrou's video for Cyprus-native, London-based Metaxas' song Timezones sees a couple as they struggle to keep a relationship alive despite living in different timezones.
Sydney psychedelic-pop duo Rooms have released this engaging narrative video for their track Stars Beyond that is definitely on the gutwrenching heart-ache side of things.
Neon Indian's frontman directs and stars in this VHS mystery.
It feels like a VHS tape that's been taped and taped over so many times that the shows on it start blending into one, forcing you to create your own weird narrative. The titular Annie is missing, Palomo is on the search but he's also number 1 suspect. Then there's the performance elements and glorious subtitles.