The latest from Promo News
New material from Labrinth has been a while in coming, and the video for his new album's first single Let It Be, directed by Us (that's Luke Taylor and Christopher Barratt), breaks down the making of that album in a very original way.
In Sam Pilling’s video for The Weeknd's lewd Often - his fourth for the Canadian superstar – the motion control-driven camera prowls and flips around a luxury hotel suite chronicling the singer's numerous conquests and partying habits in a highly slick fashion.
Although being a sex god doesn't stop The Weeknd looking characteristically angst-ridden...
UK producer/DJ Lewis Jankel - aka Shift K3Y - joins forces with director Scott Altman for the promo to I Know - the follow-up to his Top 3 hit Touch.
Shot over three days in Ibiza, Formentera and London, Scott's exhaustive montage follows a girl as she travels through contrasting locations.
Harry Cauty constructs a night-time enchanted forest in his charming performance promo for Sophie Ellis-Bextor's The Deer & The Wolf - the fourth single to be taken from her Wanderlust album.
Mark Romanek, director of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off promo, leapt to the defence of his work after rapper Earl Sweatshirt tweeted criticisms calling it 'inherently offensive, ultimately harmful and perpetuating black stereotypes'.
In a departure from her country roots, Taylor Swift joins forces with Mark Romanek for this excellent tongue-in-cheek and fun promo to her single Shake It Off, from her forthcoming album 1989 (October 28).
Putting in a stirling performance, Taylor raids the dressing-up box to perform with a rock band, ballerinas, cheerleaders and b-boys, sending-up video cliches in the process...
Shot on a rugged coastal terrain, Jon Olav Stokke delivers a poignant and emotional film to accompany Norwegian singer Frøder's widescreen ballad Over The Sea, which depicts a fatally wounded soldier - played by Brage Bang - in the last moments of his life...
Oh my goodness. Just after David Cameron announced his age rating scheme for online vids, Nicki Minaj's video for Anaconda arrives, like manna from heaven for enthusiasts for censorship or 'classification' of music videos.
In his promo for The Marmozets' Born Young And Free and working with themes of freedom and youth in the lyric, director Phil Poole felt the perfect environment would be the polar opposite of this - separating the band and forcing them into individual, claustrophobic spaces.
The 31st annual MTV Music Video Awards were held at The Forum in Inglewood California on Sunday which saw Terry Richardson's controversial promo for Miley Cyrus' Wrecking Ball win Video Of The Year and DANIELS receive the coveted Best Direction award for their video for DJ Snake & Lil Jon's Turn Down For What.
Hiro Murai unveils a set of dark and surreal imagery in his promo for Shabazz Palaces' Cake.
Murai gives the song a strong, trippy visual identity full of huge snakes and giant crowns set in disused churches and empty warehouses...
It's summer fun all the way - and the American way - in Ryan Staake's video for Alt-J's Left Hand Free.
Ryan Staake takes us down to Texas, to document the carefree, sun-kissed, all-action summer of the local youth of New Braunfels, for the promo for the song's US releas, in advance of the acclaimed British band's second album.