In the pantheon of great British commercials, there are plenty of ads that are brilliant exactly because they are beautifully imaginative, well-crafted visuals applied to a fantastic piece of music. The whole of the Levi's campaign that started with the 'Laundrette' ad in the 80s worked on that premise. That doesn't seem to happen so much now.
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Fujiko Nakaya's remarkable 'fog sculpture' called London Fog, recently exhibiting at London's Tate Modern and experienced by thousands of visitors, has inspired a mesmerising short film - the directing debut of Ilona McIlwain.
Pleasure, Leslie Feist's first album in six years, is introduced with a video for the title track that keeps things simple, but is also slightly unnerving.
Matthew Firpo's clip for H Block Ink is a Tokyo love story with a technological twist.
Michiko and Kazu are friends on their last night together in Tokyo. After one of them downloads an exclusive new app that makes strangers fall in love, they begin a night of mischief and matchmaking, of course discovering something about themselves along the way.
Sam E. H. Hooper's directorial debut for Le Galaxie is a very cool piece of minimalist sci-fi.
Occupying an ominous black room, two protagonists wired into various machinery unplug themselves in order to connect with one another, and as they do the almost monochromatic space in which they occupy becomes considerably more colourful.
Jeremy S. Collins' video for Small Black gets you lost in a pretend world of sound within a pretend world of visuals.
Dara Carroll's performance video for Video Blue is an all-too-real reminder that success doesn't come easy.
A pub performance to a deeply disinterested crowd is the setting for this clip, as we watch on helplessly as a singer seems almost ghost-like as he wanders into a pub and puts his heart and soul into a performance nobody cares for, before leaving again to just as much fanfare.
In keeping with the Eighties vibe of post-punk/shoegaze outfit Principe Valiente, Swedish director Jacob Frössén (his other work includes the acclaimed documentary films En film om Olle Ljungström and Henric De La Cour) establishes a heroic mood with clever visual devices that combine old school and modern techniques.