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Grant Singer's video for Phantogram's You Don't Get Me High Anymore is a dark, passionate desert-set affair. With visceral close-ups of gel moulds being sliced, and the destruction of buildings from the inside out, it's anything but gentle.
This video begins with a wonderfully cynical line from Charles Bukowski, bard of America's downtrodden, that sets things up for what's coming: "It's possible to love a human being... if you don't know them too well".
CANADA are back with this fantastic, fast-paced, witty video for Tiësto & Jauz, featuring the latest in VFX - Mocap technology.
Darren Price of Mighty Nice teams up with critically acclaimed comic book artist and music enthusiast Jamie McKelvie to give Chvrches their own superhero origin story.
Hector Dockrill's spare treatment of South London singer RAY BLK’s autobiographical My Hood, where people and scenes loom out of the darkness, serves to focus upon RAY's performance and the reflective lyrical content - and Stormzy's contribution later in the track.
Adele and Beyoncé are the leading artists in terms of nominations at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Both artists feature strongly in both the artist and professional categories, with Adele's Hello video, directed by Xavier Dolan, with the most nominations of all – seven, including Video of the Year and Best Direction.
Wendy Morgan has created an intense, claustrophobic video to reflect the powerful performances at the heart of this collaboration between RZA (from Wu Tang Clan) and Paul Banks (from Interpol) - AKA Banks & Steelz.
A new production company StrangeLove has launched in London, with a roster of award-winning directing talent, and with a stated objective of embracing a progressive approach to the production of films - from commercials to music videos, installations and interactive content.
APLUS - the filmmaking arm of Kendrick Lamar's Top Dawg Entertainment – give us a drive-by view of the cyclical nature of street crime in America in this brilliant clip for ScHoolBoy Q. Opening with a poignant quote from Punch and a very quick flash-forward, we follow the story of a car over a 24 hour period, and the two young men who use the vehicle for various criminal activities.
Much of human life is here in Charlie Robins' video for Rag'n'Bone Man's Human, which revolves around the singer's heartfelt performance, but in which he becomes interchangeable with a supporting band of street cast extras, representing humanity in all its forms.