The latest from Promo News
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.
FAMILIA have announced the signing of two new directors to its roster, with Jamie Mitchell and Saku joining Sashinski, Craig Moore, Francis Wallis, Thora Hilmars and animation collective Nucco Brain.
Henry Scholfield's latest collaboration with Belgian hip-hop superstar Stromae is ingenious. The video for Ave Cesaria is, quite simply, a home movie, shot on VHS in one take, at a joyous family celebration.
Jacob Hopewell captures the fragile emotion of Rosie Lowe's Water Came Down with a visual interpretation inspired by video artist Bill Viola’s classic piece Tristan’s Ascencion.
Together with Rosie's heartfelt performance, it features couples floating underwater; they are paralysed and immobile, a visual metaphor for feeling drowned within a relationship.
Frederick Lloyd delivers the first of a 5 video series to accompany Big Sixes' new EP, premiering with Heaven Sent.
Beautifully lit and shot by DP Matt Vahey, a woman wakes up, curiously, in a bleeding bed - possibly a metaphor for love that has died - surround by the body parts of showroom dummies. Its quite the cinematic treat...
Commissioned by Ailsa Robertson for Island Records, Abbie Stephens delivers her third promo for Creature Of London.
Working on a tight schedule and a challenging budget, Abbie's video of contrast, unexpected choreography and intense colour, documents George The Poet's themes of empowerment and individuality in his track 1 2, 1 2.