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D&ADs – all the music video nominations and in-book selections
Michel Gondry, Jaron Albertin, Patrick Daughters, Kris Moyes, Corin Hardy, Dom & Nic, Dougal Wilson, Dom Leung, United Visual Artists, Roel Wouters, OneInThree, Price James and others have all been honoured for their work in music videos over the past year ahead of this year's D&AD Awards next week, with several videos also up for a prestigious Yellow or Black Pencil.
Five videos have been nominated for a Pencil at this year's D&ADs, to be held next Thursday, May 15th. A further 14 videos have received an In-Book honour of inclusion in the 2008 D&AD Annual - one video with two mentions.
Three videos have been nominated in the Music Video category: The Presets' My People directed by Kris Moyes (pictured above), Emily Haines' Our Hell directed by Jaron Albertin (left), and Liars' Plaster Casts Of Everything directed by Patrick Daughters.
In addition, Corin Hardy's The Horrors' She Is The New Thing (below) is nominated in the Animation & Visual Effects category, while Bjork's Declare Independence, directed by Michel Gondry, is nominated in the Art Direction category.
As for the videos with In-Book honours, four are in the Animation & Visual Effects category, one each in the Art Direction and Practical Special Effects categories, with nine videos in the Music Videos section. Dom & Nic's video for Chemical Brothers is the one video with two In-Book honours, in Animation/VFX and Music Video categories. All the In-Book-honoured videos are listed below with the nominated videos.
The full list of nominations for the 2008 D&AD Awards can be found here.
2008 D&AD Awards Music Video Nominations
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