There have been a lot of great music videos coming out lately, and today we're featuring the new one from one our favorites, Carlos Lopez Estrada, who gave us his signature blend of realism and fantasy. (Check out "Summertime" by Clipping and "Break Yourself" by Hook N’ Sling.) This funky… Read More

Director Emil Nava is back at it with the hyper emotional new video for Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo. Nava has been booked solid for the last few years, churning out progressively more videos every year since 2011 for some of the biggest artists, but still getting to experiment and… Read More

Former JLS member Aston Merrygold has been on the fast track back into the limelight, following in the footsteps of Justin Timberlake, releasing the video for single "Get Stupid" off his first album since breaking off from the X-Factor famed UK boy band. This video is a bag of pure… Read More

Photo courtesy of WireImage and Film IndependentLast Friday night, I had the pleasure of seeing a showcase of most of OK GO’s elaborate and memorable music videos at LA Film Festival. If you’re at all familiar with their material, then you understand the the truly epic scale of their work,… Read More

The video for the new David Guetta track “Hey Mama” is a ton of fun, and incorporates more than the average video. It’s definitely got the cameos of David and Nicki Minaj, but it’s also got some sci-fi narrative and epic eye candy thrown in to get the attention of… Read More

The new Black English (formerly known as NO) video “Another Life” is the perfect example of a bar conversation played out in narrative form, and executed perfectly from beginning to end. “What if we made the saddest music video EVER... and then everybody started crying... and then couldn’t stop watching… Read More

Silicon’s “God Emoji” is one of those videos that I instantly just start talking about, because it has AMAZING written all over it; the VFX work, the cinematography, the locations, the set design, costume... I could go on and on. This is a video that makes filmmaking look easy, but… Read More

The new video for "Break Yourself" from Australian producer Hook N Sling, with vocals by Far East Movement, is nothing short of uniquely visionary and ambitious. It’s a kind of dystopian fantasy that plays off of the student’s perspective of the educational system, similar to the all-too-familiar high-school themed rock… Read More

SXSW 2015 Music Video Lineup

Posted by Doug Klinger on February 10, 2015 in Event Coverage

SXSW 2015 is only a few weeks away, and today they released the program for their music video competition! It's a pretty tight list that's definitely worth getting excited for if you're heading to Austin this year. We've been to SXSW two years in a row now, will we be… Read More

Last week, director David Wilson gave us the first mind-blowing music video of 2015 with the release of “Out Of The Black” by Royal Blood, co-directed by Superjail! creator Christy Karacas. The half animated, half live action video is packed full of over the top violence that is equal parts fun… Read More

Take a beautiful journey around earth and beyond with First Aid Kit in “Master Pretender," directed by Kyle Cogan. The animated video is full of warm colors and charming images, starting with what appears to be Johanna and Klara Söderberg of First Aid Kit running through the forest and climbing trees. It’s… Read More

Music Video Year End Report for 2014

Posted by Adam Fairholm on December 31, 2014

Well, the time has come to say goodbye to 2014. We've already taken stock of the year with our favorite music videos, but now that the actual year is closing out, it's time to evaluate thing by the cold, hard numbers in our annual report. What trends can we glean… Read More

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by director Allie Avital Tsypin.2014 was huge! A truly exciting time for the medium. The fact that Sia's "Chandelier", (which references the kind… Read More

Jason Baum's Top 10 Music Videos of 2014

Posted by Jason Baum on December 31, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by producer Jason Baum.I love me a good year end list. I’ve been doing this for myself with movies for a while. So… Read More

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by director Thom Glunt.Hey Friends,2014 has been an amazing year. Music videos are back and better than ever!It’s no secret that music video… Read More

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by director Lance Drake.I cannot deny that 2014 is the year the ART NERD CORPS awakened, living the electric sheep dream on a… Read More

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by director Eli Stonberg of fourclops.In the music video world of 2014 there was Hiro Murai, and then there was everyone else. Dude put… Read More

Judy Craig's Top 10 Music Videos of 2014

Posted by Judy Craig on December 19, 2014 in Lists

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by music video producer Judy Craig.When the lovely folks at IMVDb asked me to draft up a list of my favorite videos from… Read More

BRTHR's Top 15 Music Videos of 2014

Posted by BRTHR on December 17, 2014 in Lists

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few filmmakers to compile their own top music video lists. This list was compiled by music video director duo BRTHR.Hi IMVDBae. BRTHR here chiming in on the good stuff. We direct music videos, but we are also… Read More

Editor's Note: For our end of the year wrap up, we asked a few music video filmmakers to compile their own top 10 lists. This list was compiled by music video director Ian Pons Jewell.Well that was damn hard! These are my personal favourites of the year, in no particular… Read More

Look Back At It: CB's Favorite Music Videos of 2014

Posted by Chris Black on December 15, 2014 in Lists Contributor Post

What’s really good my IMVDB heads... (please, hold your applause)...! It’s ya boy CB aka Blakaveli and it’s been a minute since ya boy has dropped a gem on em! I've been mad busy which is great but I miss hitting y'all with these ill music video knowledge darts. But… Read More

There are less than 10 shopping days left until Christmas, you guys. Have you gotten everyone you love something awesome? If not, you’re definitely running out of time. Luckily, if you have Celine Marie or any of the members of The Fall Four on your list this year, you don’t… Read More

The Best Music Videos of 2014

Posted by Doug Klinger on December 11, 2014 in Lists

In music video terms, 2013 was a tough act to follow. Far removed from the uncertain days when the internet wasn’t quite ready to deliver video on demand and cable channels were no longer interested in music video programming, 2013 was a coming of age year for an art form… Read More

It’s December, and that means the Christmas music videos are here! Are you excited? We sure are! Not only for the music videos, but also because Applebee's has some great Christmas day specials that we always take advantage of. There are Christmas music videos all up and down this playlist… Read More

Inspired by our Art of Music Videos social media project, Music Video Walkthrough is a blog series where directors walk us through their music videos using several images. This time, director Derek Beck walks us through the sharply edited video for "Company" by Caddywhompus - a seven month long labor… Read More

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