Category Archives: Music Video

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Redrawing Taylor Swift

NOT just another Taylor Swift video. 49 Australian animation students were each handed a different 52 frames of director Mark Romanek's "Shake It Off" music video and instructed to roto their own hand-drawn footage to replace the original. Things get weird quickly. Credits DESN2801: … more »


Taylor Swift: Bad Blood

Singer/producer Taylor Swift, director Joseph Kahn and DP Christopher Probst shot Swift's explosive, cameo-laden "Bad Blood" music video with the new Red Weapon camera system and ARRI/Zeiss Master Anamorphic lenses. Read the thread for behind-the-scenes info from Probst.

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Drew Lustman: Wolves

As video technology marches on, one thing you can count on is that today's glitch will be tomorrow's hip visual effect. And so it goes with this music video featuring psychedelic effects that were generated in camera by making clever … more »


Son Lux: Change Is Everything

This music video for Son Lux was created using 200 pushpins and 500 feet of rubberized thread. Sounds simple, but do not miss the harrowing making-of video hosted by NPR, which details the work involved. Nathan Johnson of The Made Shop directed and co-animated … more »


The Chemical Brothers: Go

The illusion is in the edits as director Michel Gondry reteams with The Chemical Brothers (and guest vocalist Q-Tip) for the first time since he made the duo's "Star Guitar" in 2001.


Pomplamoose: Like a Prayer

Is flying a camera on a drone already becoming passé? Music-video directors are starting to figure out new ways of getting the airborne machines into the picture. In this clip supporting Pomplamoose's cover of Madonna's "Like a Prayer," the drone … more »


White Shadows: Give Up Give Out Give In

Drink in the bizarre, dreamlike imagery of this music video for the band White Shadows, led by Craig Nicholls of The Vines.


Madonna: Ghosttown

Madonna is rocking a new Stevie Nicks kind of style in this post-apocalyptic video directed by Jonas Åkerlund and co-starring Terrence Howard.


Run the Jewels: Close Your Eyes (And Count to F**k)

Hip-hop duo Run the Jewels — El-P and Killer Mike — had director AG Rojas of Park Pictures make this video for their 2014 album's most incendiary track (lyrics definitely NSFW), which features guest Zach de la Rocha of Rage Against the … more »


RHODES: Turning Back Around

Director Callum Cooper (via production company Good Egg) deployed custom-built rigs allowing him to dunk a highly mobile camera over and over in this music video for British singer-songwriter RHODES.