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Check out the backstage shots of the UKMVA 2021 winners, from last week's awards at The Roundhouse
In a triumphant return to The Roundhouse in Camden, last Thursday's UKMVAs celebrated the best of a challenging year in the industry. After receiving their awards, winners were taken backstage for a few photos, which you can check out below, in the order they were awarded.
First up was director Jonatan Egholm Keis (above), who won Best Pop Video – Newcomer for his video for Drew Sycamore's 45 Fahrenheit Girl.
Best Dance / Electronic Video – Newcomer went to director Abigail Wilson (below) for Modeselektor's Mean Friend.
Best R&B/Soul Video – Newcomer went to Vincent Catel (above) for Bamao Yendé & Le Diouck's Marvin Gueye.
Best Hair & Make-Up in a Video (in association with Loop Talent) went to Mata Marielle (MUA) and Issac Poleon (Hair) for Joy Crookes' Feet Don't Fail Me Now - but director Taz Tron Delix accepted the award on their behalf, shown here with Lucy Price from award sponsor Loop Talent (below).
Best Choreography in a Video was awarded to Adam Beta for his work on the promo for Purple Disco Machine ft Moss Kena & The Knocks' Fireworks - director Greg Barth accepted the award, shown here below with Common People Films' Ramy Dance.
Best Visual Effects in a Video (in association with LEAP) was awarded to Alexis Baillia at Firm Studio - director David Bertram and Jon Davey from sponsor LEAP were present to accept the award (shown above).
Best Editing in a Video (in association with Homespun) went to Elise Butt at Trim Editing, for her work for Little Simz – 'Introvert'. Elise is shown above right, with Kirsty Oldfield from sponsor Stitch/Homespun.
Best Music Film (in association with Anna Valley) was awarded to director Liz Clare and production company Ceremony London (who are shown backstage above), for their work for Dua Lipa's Studio 2054.
Directors Tawbox (above) won Best Live Video, for Pa Salieu's Frontline.
Tanu Muino, above with her team, won Best R&B / Soul Video – International for Normani x Cardi B's Wild Side.
Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video – International went to director Aube Perrie (above, holding award, with the Left Productions team) for Megan Thee Stallion's Thot Shit.
The Outstanding Achievement Award went to Juliette Larthe, MD of Prettybird UK - shown above with the award's presenter, singer and Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie.
DoP Michal Babinec (shown above with Ewan Ross from Panalux) won Best Cinematography in a Video in association with Panalux for Califato's Fandangô de carmen porter.
Best Colour Grading in a Video (in association with CHEAT) went to Alex Gregory, shown above with Toby Tomkins from sponsor CHEAT, for his work on Bastille's Distorted Light Beam.
Best Post Production Company (in association with Studio RM) was awarded to Electric Theatre Collective (above).
Best Dance / Electronic Video – UK was awarded to director duo RÉALITÉ, (shown above) for their work on Hot Chip, Jarvis Cocker's Straight To The Morning.
Lope Serrano aka CANADA won Best Pop Video – UK (in association with Cinelab Film & Digital) for Dua Lipa's Love Again, above here with Aarti Mahhtani from Cinelab.
Director Femi Ladi and DoP Stefan Yap (shown below) were present to receive the award for Best Hip Hop / Grime / Rap Video – UK for Pa Salieu's My Family.
Best Agent went to Sam Davey from OB Management, shown above.
Kat Cattaneo (above) won Best Commissioner.
Best Producer (in association with WPA UK) went to Precious Mahaga from Agile Films (shown above with Estere Sulca from WPA).
Best Production Company was awarded to CANADA (above).
Best New Director (in association with Time Based Arts) was awarded to Aube Perrie, his second award of the night. He is shown above with Lewis Crossfield of Time Based Arts.
And our final backstage picture is of Best Director (in association with Electric Theatre Collective) winner Tanu Muino, shown above with Oscar Wendt of ETC.
Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!
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