Chuck Berry 1926-2017

Everything they're saying about Chuck Berry is true. He was a guitarist and songwriter of genius who is one of the most influential musical figures of the 20th century.

David Knight - 20th Mar 2017


Grant Branton 1962 - 2016

Grant Branton, prolific producer and first assistant director in music videos and commercials for nearly two decades, has passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 53.

David Knight - 16th Feb 2016


Tessa Watts 1945 - 2014

It's very sad to report that Tessa Watts, pioneering commissioner in the early years of music videos in the UK, has passed away.

David Knight - 19th May 2014


Darrell Cooke 1973 – 2013

It is very sad to report that Darrell Cooke, the production designer who worked prolifically in UK music video production in the Nineties and early 2000s, has passed away. Darrell died last …

Promo News - 28th May 2013

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Eric Watson 1955-2012

Having taken some of the most iconic photographs of the Pet Shop Boys in the first years of their career - and helped create some of the most distinctive record sleeves of the era - Eric went on to …

David Knight - 23rd Mar 2012


Peter Stenhouse 1981 - 2011

News of the death of Peter Stenhouse, the hugely talented animator who was a member of the London-based directing team Dirty UK, has shocked his former colleagues in the music video world, who have …

David Knight - 8th Mar 2012

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