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UK Music Video Awards 2018: the Best Video UK nominations in full

UK Music Video Awards 2018: the Best Video UK nominations in full

Promo News - 16th Oct 2018

Here are the details of the nominations for the UK music genre categories at the UK Music Video Awards 2018 - including director, production company, commissioner and label credit information where currently available.

Credit info on the nominations on all the other categories at this year’s UKMVAs is coming soon.

The UK Music Video Awards 2018 and aftershow party takes place at legendary music venue The Roundhouse in London on Thursday, October 27th. Tickets to the UKMVAs 2018 are now on sale and selling fast. You can buy tickets at the UK Music Video Awards website.


Best Alternative Video - UK

alt-J – Pleader
Director:  Isaiah Seret
Producer: Sonya Sier
Prod co:  Biscuit Filmworks
Commissioner: Andrew Law for Infectious Music UK

Gaz Coombes - Walk The Walk
Director:  Najeeb Tarazi
Producer: Andy Roberts
Prod co:  More Media
Commissioner: Roger Walker for Caroline International

King Krule - Biscuit Town
Director:  CC Wade
Producer: Aaron Z. Willson
Prod co:  Somesuch
Commissioner: Phil Lee for XL Recordings

Leon Vynehall - Movements (Chapter lll)
Director:  Young Replicant
Producer: Nicole Powell
Prod co: Pulse Films
Commissioner: Jim Martin for Ninja Tune

Novo Amor – Birthplace
Director:  Sil van der Woerd & Jorik Dozy
Producer: Sean Lin
Prod co:  New Frontier Pictures
Commissioner: Dave Grinnell for AllPoints

Young Fathers - Holy Ghost
Director:  Oscar Hudson
Producer: Maurizio Von Trapp
Prod co:  Pulse Films
Commissioner: Theresa Adebiyi for Ninja Tune


Best Dance Video - UK

Aphex Twin – Collapse
Director:  Weirdcore
Producer: Paulette Caletti
Commissioner: James Burton for Warp Records

Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa - One Kiss
Director:  Emil Nava
Producer: Amy James
Prod co:  Ammolite Inc
Commissioner: Mike O'Keefe for Sony Music

Damian Lazarus & The Ancient Moons - Heart Of Sky
Director:  Jessy Moussallem
Producer: Eli Souaiby
Prod co:  Caviar
Commissioner: John Hassay for Selecta

Gorillaz ft Little Simz - Garage Palace
Director:  Noah Harris, Nicos Livesey
Producer: Hugo Donkin
Prod co:  Blinkink
Commissioner: Sam Seager for Warner Music

Jon Hopkins - Emerald Rush
Director:  Elliot Dear, Robert Hunter
Producer: Greet Kallikorm
Prod co:  Blinkink
Commissioner: James Stevenson Bretton for Domino Records

Jon Hopkins – Singularity
Director:  Seb Edwards
Producer: Ash Lockmun
Prod co:  Academy Films
Commissioner: John Moule for Domino Recordings


Best Pop Video

Dua Lipa – IDGAF
Director:  Henry Scholfield 
Producer: Campbell Beaton
Prod co: Caviar
Commissioner: Alex Burford for Warner Bros Records

George Ezra – Shotgun
Director:  Nelson De Castro & Carlos Lopez Estrada
Producer: Jennifer Goodridge, Kimberly Stuckwisch
Prod co:  Little Ugly
Commissioner: Laura Clayton for Sony Music UK

Nao - Another Lifetime
Director:  Zhang + Knight
Producer: Nick Hayes
Prod co:  FRIEND
Commissioner: Laura Clayton / Kat Cattaneo for Sony Music UK

Sam Smith ft Logic – Pray
Director:  Joe Connor
Producer: Colin Offland
Prod co:  Chief Productions
Commissioner: John Moule for Capitol Records

Stormzy ft MNEK - Blinded By Your Grace
Director:  Nez
Producer: Maurizio Von Trapp
Prod co:  Pulse Films
Commissioner: Dan Curwin for Atlantic Records

Years & Years - Sanctify (Part 1)
Director: Fred Rowson
Producer: Paul Weston (EP) Corin Taylor
Prod co:  Blink
Commissioner: Semera Khan for Polydor Records


Best Rock Video - UK

Arctic Monkeys - Four Out Of Five
Director:  Aaron Brown + Ben Chappell
Producer: Rob Leonard
Prod co:  FRIEND
Commissioner: Jonathan Bradshaw for Domino Records

Florence + The Machine - Big God
Director:  Autumn de Wilde
Producer: Jacob Swan Hyam
Prod co:  Anonymous Content x Somesuch
Commissioner: James Hackett for Virgin EMI

Florence + The Machine – Hunger
Director:  AG Rojas
Producer: Joe Faulstich
Prod co:  Park Pictures
Commissioner: Bob Brimson / James Hackett for Virgin EMI

Royal Blood - How Did We Get So Dark?
Director:  The Sacred Egg
Producer: Natalie Arnett
Prod co:  Riff Raff Films
Commissioner: Nathan James Tettey / Jen Ivory for Warner Bros Records

Snow Patrol - Life On Earth
Director:  Brett Simon
Producer: Matthew Clyde
Prod co:  Ironage Pictures
Commissioner: Carrie Sutton for Polydor Records

The Horrors - Something To Remember Me By
Director:  Max Weiland
Producer: Dougal Meese
Prod co:  Somesuch
Commissioner: Natalie Arnett for Wolf Tone Records


Best Urban Video

Bipolar Sunshine - Easy To Do
Director:  Matilda Finn
Producer: Gloria Bowman
Prod co:  FRIEND
Commissioner: Derrick Gee for Mixcloud

Col3trane - Fear & Loathing / Britney
Director:  Oscar Hudson
Producer: Francois Larpin
Prod co:  Pulse Films
Commissioner: Caroline Clayton for Interscope

Dizzee Rascal - Bop N Keep It Dippin
Director:  Romain Chassaing
Producer: Nicolas Tiry & Edouard Chassaing
Prod co:  Solab
Commissioner: John Moule for Dirty Stank - Island Records

Jorja Smith - Blue Lights
Director:  Olivia Rose
Producer: Adam Farley
Prod co:  Mill+
Commissioner: Zubin Irani

Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer
Director:  Rollo Jackson
Producer: Tom Gardner
Prod co: Somesuch
Commissioner: Rob Semmer for The Fader & Youtube

Tom Misch ft Loyle Carner - Water Baby
Director: Georgia Hudson
Producer: Hayley Williams , Freddie Barrass
Prod co:  Agile Films
Commissioner: Connie Meade for Beyond The Groove

Check out all the nominations for this year's UKMVAs here.

The UK Music Video Awards 2018 and aftershow party takes place at The Roundhouse in London on Thursday, October 27th. Buy tickets to the UKMVAs 2018 at the UK Music Video Awards website.



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