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David Lieb's video for Ill Blu's Give Me by David Lieb focusses on a free spirit played by Louisa Lytton (of Eastenders and Strictly fame) who's living in the moment, and getting by on her girlish charm in an English seaside resort.
Shot in Los Angeles and centered around black-and-white footage of Fences singer Chris Mansfield performing in an empty studio - counterpointed with occasional use of stock photography – Zaiba Jabbar's promo for the Seattle band's stirring single Sunburns is characterised by some exquisite light and shade play from DP Dannel Escallon.
A trip to the supermarket and a game of poker are disrupted by a slight case of weightlessness in this beautifully-rendered video for Kiwi hip-hop outfit @peace's Gravity, directed and animated by Frances Haszard & Louis Olsen.
It's another excellent product of the esteemed music video funding programme NZ On Air.
London Alley UK have announced the signing of Courtney Phillips to their director's roster, adding to the presence in the UK of the heavy-hitting production company that opened it's doors in London last September.
Driven by some cool choreography from Aletta Collins – winner of the UKMVA best choreography award for her work on Will Young's Lose Myself in 2012 – directing duo Filmawi & Esrael deliver this flowing video for Walking On Cars' Always Be With You.
Nryn has crafted a hypnotic visual of organic fluid reactions, with a gorgeous spectrum of colour, for Saje's Lost Tonight - and it's about as minimal a lyric video as you're likely to see.
This is another Courteeners video by their regular collaborator Joe Connor, but in something of a departure from their other work together, this one for Next Time You Call doesn't feature the band. Instead it's a portrait of Samantha Allen - ballerina turned wrestler.
A young couple's bust-up in their Berlin loft apartment eventually has tragic consequences - but then he has a chance to put things right, as the sequence of events in the apartment and on the street are replayed again and again, changing slightly each time, in A Nice Idea Every Day's video for Lonely The Brave's Trick Of The Light.
Geej Ower has directed two interconnected videos for the East London modern soulsters Honne, and the first for the duo's debut single Warm On A Cold Night, released late last year, visualises a blossoming affair between two girls through interpretative dance, inventively choreographed by Fionn Cox-Davies.
One Night Only singer George Craig connected with OB Management and director Oscar Hudson for the promo to his band's single Plasticine.
Produced on a small budget, Oscar shoots the band in a living room as friends and roadies start to dismantle and destroy the house, creating havoc as the Helmsley fourpiece gamely soldier on.