Actor/director Mercedes Grower and comedy icon Julia Davis have formed the lo-fi indie band Sybil, and also co-directed the intriguing video for their debut single Lonelylife in which several …
Coronavirus update: APA update on CBILS, Pulse Films roster share #StayHome tips, Chris Ware for The New Yorker
Here is our latest round-up of Covid-related news and useful information relevant for the music video-making community...
• APA release advice to clarify CBILS scheme
Many small businesses have been looking to utilise the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), but have been unable to get access to the funds. The APA have released a document detailing the changes being made to the scheme, and what it means to small businesses in the Commercial/ Music Video industry. APA
• Pulse Films reach out to roster for #StayHome survival tips
Production company Pulse Films has interviewed a variety of their directors to get their survival tips for self-isolation. First up is Tatia Pilieva. Instagram
• Blink and Blinkink push the animation option during lockdown
MD Paul Weston and Blinkink EP Bart Yates on getting creative with animation, embracing lo-fi video and why going back to basics could be a good thing for the ad world Creative Review (subscription required)
• Duncan Loudon releases hilarious post inspired by @shittyrigs
The Instagram profile, which shares pictures of DIY/borderline destructive things we do to our equipment to get the shot, has inspired Somesuch director Duncan Loudon to create his own list of five, not-great-at-all rigs. Instagram
• Chris Ware's latest cover for The New Yorker
The illustration by cartoonist and graphic novelist (Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid On Earth; Building Stories, etc) Chris Ware on the cover of this week's New Yorker magazine speaks volumes.
Ian Robertson returns with his first music video in ages - in fact, his first made in the UK in eight years - for electronic music duo Honne and their new track What Would You Do?
Jake Dypka directs a stirring portrait of everyday life at an English seaside resort, in his promo for Brighton-based duo Memorial's version of A Hero's Death.
Dave Bullivant's latest video for London Grammar tells a simple story of empowerment, of growth, of enlightenment, told entirely through an abstract, modern dance, performed by Sakeema Crook.
Dave Bullivant's latest video for London Grammar tells a simple story of empowerment, of …
Jake Dypka directs a stirring portrait of everyday life at an English seaside resort, in his promo …
Ian Robertson returns with his first music video in ages - in fact, his first made in the UK in …
Actor/director Mercedes Grower and comedy icon Julia Davis have formed the lo-fi indie band Sybil, …
Harry Law documents a return to house parties, in his fun-filled promo for HYYTS.
Mabel has vivid recollections of the night before, in Isaac Rentz's dazzling promo for Let Them …