Category Archives: Music Video

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Weezer Back to the Shack

Weezer: “Back to the Shack”

Director Warren Fu puts the band on the moon and has some fun defying the laws of anti-gravity. Fu also edited and did the special effects.


Brunettes Shoot Blondes “Knock Knock”

With more small screens in circulation than ever before, it was only a matter of time before someone—in this case, Ukrainian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes—choreographed an animated music video across 14 separate screens of varying MacShapes and iSizes. The animation was … more »


The Dove & the Wolf: The Words You Said

We've all gotten used to watching music videos in high-definition, but we don't see too many these days that were shot on film. This one (a bit NSFW for nudity) for duo The Dove & the Wolf was directed and … more »


A Surprise ‘Music Video’ for Karen O

Well, if you happen to be backstage at the Metropolitan Opera on a Sunday afternoon with a couple minutes to spare, why not shoot a "music video?" Director Spike Jonze (Her) and actress Elle Fanning (Maleficent) made this one spontaneously … more »


Cobra Starship “Never Been in Love”

In director Randy Scott Slavin's lyric video for Cobra Starship, the song's lyrics are light-painted with a Pixelstick on a variety of locations around New York City. Graphic designer Jordan Roland explains his typography for the clip at Shutterstock's blog.


Wolvves “White on White”

High-decible beats and dubstep wub-wub-wub drive quick edits of aggressive monochrome imagery in this video for Wolvves directed by Daniel Gomes for New York production company Good Company. Adam Newport-Berra is the DP; Adam "Zuk" Zukerman is the editor. 


Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”

Taylor Swift shrugs off her country persona — and maybe shocks her fanbase — going pure pop with the help of Mark Romanek, long one of the go-to directors for music megastars.


Goldfrapp “Laurel”

Goldfrapp delivers the sixth in an ambitious series of music-video character studies from 2013 album Tales of Us. Shot in Los Angeles by DP Christian Bruno in moody black-and-white and once again directed and edited by Lisa Gunning (featured previously … more »


Paolo Nutini “Iron Sky”

Check out this enigmatic, visually arresting video for the new single by Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini, who samples Charlie Chaplin's famous anti-war monologue from The Great Dictator. (A few shots may be NSFW.) Director Daniel Wolfe calls it "a dystopian vision … more »


Old Navy “Unlimited”

Celebrities from YouTube network AwesomenessTV are featured in a new four-minute spot for Old Navy that does double-duty as an inspirational music video. Directed by Matt Dilmore of Biscuit Filmworks, the clip features a "Womp Womp" creature designed by Legacy … more »