Here's our first Covid-19-related news round-up, as production companies, labels and freelancers start to adapt to remote working:
Daughters and Feist lead 2008 MVPA Awards nominations
Patrick Daughters leads the field in terms of nominations for the 17th American Music Video Production Association Awards, which were announced late last week.
Together with Muller, other UK interest in the MVPA Awards includes Sam Brown's two nominations for Foo Fighter's The Pretender, in best direction of a band and best rock video.
Also Dom & Nic's video for Chemical Brothers' Salmon Dance has two nominations, including best animated video. Also nominated in that category are Goodtimes' video for Go! Team's Grip Like A Vice and Babyshambles' French Dog Blues by David Mullett, together with Wade Shotter's clip for Fujiya Miyagi's Ankle Injury, which has three nominations in total.
Phil Griffin's video for Paul McCartney's Ever Present Past is in the best international video category, together with Michel Gondry's videos for McCartney's Dance Tonight and Bjork's Declare Independence. Partizan have more nominations than any other production company.
All the nominations for the 2008 MVPA Awards can be found at Video Static. The venue and date of this year's event have yet to be confirmed.
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