David Knight - 15th Jan 2008

At long last, a much-loved feature of the old Promo mag is revived - so here's a big fat production round-up of some videos that are currently in production, or recently completed... Academy: Martin De Thurah is completing Kanye West's Flashing Lights for Kanye and Grace Miguel at Island Def Jam, while Kim Gehrig has directed Joe Lean & the Jing Jang Jong's Lonely Buoy for Dan Curwin at Mercury.

Agile: David Mullett is just finishing The Envy and Other Sins' Highness for Emily Tedrake at Polydor.

Annex: Luc Janin shot Clocks' Old Valve Radio for Bob Brimson and Tamara Brooks at Universal, and Boy Kill Boy's Promises for Tom Bird at Mercury.

Between The Eyes: Jonny Malachi directed H20 What's It Gonna Be for Iain Hagger at Ministry of Sound.

Bikini Films: Phil Griffin directed Craig David's 6 Of One Thing for Cara Brady at Warners, while Tim Mattia is shooting Cage The Elephant's In One Ear (in Nashville) for CJ Hassay for Relentless.

Black Dog: Melina is directing two new videos for Kylie: for Wow and In My arms, for Kirsten Cruickshank at Parlophone.

Blunt: Brendan McNamee is shooting Out Of Office's Break Of Dawn for Hermione Ross at All Around The World

Colonel Blimp: Nez is directing Palladium's White Lady for Jane Skinner at Virgin, OneInThree are helming Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly's Find The Time for Tim Nash at Atlantic, Chris Sweeney sot Blood Red Shoes' You Bring Me Down for Tom Bird at Mercury, while Chris and Sarah Chatfield are working together again to shoot a Yves Saint Laurent fashion film for the new menswear collection.

Draw: Frank Borin directed Elliot Minor's Still Figuring Out for Cara Brady at Warner Bros, and about to shoot Luigi Masi's The Look for Bunx Records, 3 Pronged Attack directed The Cribs' I'm A Realist for Jill Kaplan for Wichita, JT directed a viral for Alesha's 4 U I Will for Mark Whelan at Cake in a tie-in with Ford Focus, and Richard Fleeshman's Hold Me Close for Cynthia Lole at Universal, and Shelly Love directed Turin Brakes' Dark On Fire for Jane Skinner at Virgin.

Flynn: Youth Club directed Fightstar's Flood for Steve Tandy at Gut, and Aynzli's Had Enuff for Dan Curwin at Mercury, Alex Herron directed Tiao Cruz's Come On Girl for Bob Brimson at Island, Johnny Morgue has delivered Delinquent's My Destiny for Hermione Ross at All Around The World, and Dan Sully is directing Elbow's Grounds For Divorce for Ross Anderson at Polydor.

Forest of Black: Blair Young is shooting Make Model's The LSB for Katie Griffiths at EMI

HSI London: Diamond Dogs' latest is Sunny J's Enfant Terrible for CJ Hassay for Positiva.

Love: Lindy Heymann has directed two for Amy Macdonald, This Is the Life and Run, both for Dan Curwin at Mercury.

Merge@Crossroads: Harvey B Brown has directed Sugababes' Denial for Carmen Montanez-Callan at Island.

Panda Pictures/Davey Inc.: Stuart Gosling shot Jonathan Ansell's Now We Are Free for Cynthia Lole at Universal.

Partizan: Dan Wolfe is directing Duffy's Mercy for Ross Anderson at Polydor.

Pixelloft: Nick Bartleet shot Mutya Buena Ft Amy Winehouse's BBoy for Carmen at Island.

Public: Manny Bonett is shooting Addictive's Gonna Be Mine for Steve Tandy at Gut.

Pulse Films: Berlin and McCool directed The Draytones' Turn It Down for Raf Rundell at 1965 Records and Go Audio's Woodchuck for Dan Millar at Sony BMG, thirtytwo shot Young Knives' Up All Night for Charlotte Neal at Warner and Correcto's Do It Better for Fiona Ghobrial at Domino, DARYL directed Pendulum's Granite for Cara Brady at Warner, and Special Problems helmed Cut Off Your Hands' Oh Girl for Charlotte at 679.

Red Jam: Daddy has shot Super Furry Animals' The Gift That Keeps On Giving for Rough Trade, and Lew Baldwin shot Yoav's Club Thing for Bob & Tamara at Universal.

Streetgang: Paul Minor is directing The Editors' Push Your Head Towards the Air for Dan Millar at Sony BMG, and Charles Mehling about to shoot The Script's We Cry for Mike O'Keefe at Sony BMG - both in NYC.

David Knight - 15th Jan 2008

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