1. Crystal Kay “Dum Ditty Dumb” (dir. Tani Ikeda & Laura Yilmaz)

    An astonishing and vibrant animated / live action hybrid video with some truly gorgeous hand drawn effects. Tani Ikeda & Laura Yilmaz direct.

    Crystal Kay “Dum Ditty Dumb” (dir. Tani Ikeda & Laura Yilmaz)

    An astonishing and vibrant animated / live action hybrid video with some truly gorgeous hand drawn effects. Tani Ikeda & Laura Yilmaz direct.

  2. Brunettes Shoot Blondes “Knock Knock” (dir. Brunettes Shoot Blondes)

    Ukranian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes self direct this fantastic video which makes very clever use of Apple technology with animations jumping from one iDevice to another.

    Brunettes Shoot Blondes “Knock Knock” (dir. Brunettes Shoot Blondes)

    Ukranian band Brunettes Shoot Blondes self direct this fantastic video which makes very clever use of Apple technology with animations jumping from one iDevice to another.

  3. Les Sins “Bother” (dir. HARRYS)

    An inflatable air dancer travels to various surprising locations in this highly entertaining and fresh video for Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi’s side project Les Sins.

    Les Sins “Bother” (dir. HARRYS)

    An inflatable air dancer travels to various surprising locations in this highly entertaining and fresh video for Chaz Bundick of Toro y Moi’s side project Les Sins.

  4. Wolvves “White on White” (dir. Daniel Gomes)

    London director Daniel Gomes creates an exquisite black-and white video full of striking, fanciful imagery that perfectly matches Wolvves ferocious track.

    Wolvves “White on White” (dir. Daniel Gomes)

    London director Daniel Gomes creates an exquisite black-and white video full of striking, fanciful imagery that perfectly matches Wolvves ferocious track.

  5. Paolo Nutini “Iron Sky” (dir. Daniel Wolfe)

    The last time I featured director Daniel Wolfe was for his The Shoes “Time To Dance" video which starred Jake Gyllenhaall as a serial killer, and he’s back with another rousing, cinematic video filled with stunning, haunting visuals, this time taking place in a drug-fueled, dystopian future.

    Paolo Nutini “Iron Sky” (dir. Daniel Wolfe)

    The last time I featured director Daniel Wolfe was for his The Shoes “Time To Dance" video which starred Jake Gyllenhaall as a serial killer, and he’s back with another rousing, cinematic video filled with stunning, haunting visuals, this time taking place in a drug-fueled, dystopian future.

  6. The Asteroids Galaxy Tour “My Club” (dir. Ryan Staake)

    Brooklyn director Ryan Staake has been doing some amazing work this year and his latest is this innovative video for The Asteroids Galaxy Tour which uses a super cool “infinite tunneling” effect.

    The Asteroids Galaxy Tour “My Club” (dir. Ryan Staake)

    Brooklyn director Ryan Staake has been doing some amazing work this year and his latest is this innovative video for The Asteroids Galaxy Tour which uses a super cool “infinite tunneling” effect.

  7. Oliver $ & Jimi Jules “Pushing On” (dir. Ian Robertson)

    UK director Ian Robertson takes a simple idea (a dance video that follows a subject from birth to death) and realizes it beautifully in this wonderful video for Oliver $ & Jimi Jules “Pushing On”.

    Oliver $ & Jimi Jules “Pushing On” (dir. Ian Robertson)

    UK director Ian Robertson takes a simple idea (a dance video that follows a subject from birth to death) and realizes it beautifully in this wonderful video for Oliver $ & Jimi Jules “Pushing On”.

  8. Chet Faker “Gold” (dir. Hiro Murai)

    Hiro Murai has already directed some of my favorite videos of the year and he continues his hot streak with this extraordinary, dreamlike video that features sexy roller-skaters on an eerie late-night drive.

    Chet Faker “Gold” (dir. Hiro Murai)

    Hiro Murai has already directed some of my favorite videos of the year and he continues his hot streak with this extraordinary, dreamlike video that features sexy roller-skaters on an eerie late-night drive.