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UK Music Video Awards 2011 Winners

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Posted by Creative Review, 9 November 2011, 12:05    Permalink    Comments (2)

Directing collective Canada picked up the Best Director Award at last night's UK Music Video Awards, held at the Empire Leicester Square in London and hosted by Adam Buxton. Other big winners include directing duo Daniels, who picked up the video of the year award for their video for Simple Math by Manchester Orchestra.

The UK Music Video Awards are voted for by people working in and around the promos industry, so are viewed as an insider's take on the best music video work of the year. This year saw a widening of the awards to include international winners in every category, alongside a favourite UK winner. Canada, who were profiled in the October issue of CR (read the article here), also picked up the Best Pop Video - International award for Oh Land by White Nights and the Best Art Direction and Design gong for Invisible Light by Scissor Sisters (both shown below).

Here are rest of the awards in full:

Best Pop Video - UK, in association with Music Week

Adele - Rolling in the Deep
Director: Sam Brown
Producer: Hannah Chandler
Prod co: Flynn
Commissioner: Phil Lee for XL Recordings

Best Pop Video - Budget

Cool Fun - House
Director: Prano Bailey-Bond
Producer: Prano Bailey-Bond
Commissioner: Cool Fun

Best Dance Video - UK, in association with Rudeye Dance Studios

Chase & Status feat. Liam Bailey - Blind Faith
Director: Daniel Wolfe
Producer: Tim Francis
Prod co: Somesuch & Co
Commissioner: Dan Curwin for Mercury Records

Best Dance Video - International

Duck Sauce - Barbra Streisand
Director: So Me
Producer: Mourad Belkeddar
Prod co: Caviar Paris
Commissioner: Fools Gold

Best Dance Video - Budget

Eskmo - We Got More
Director: Cyriak Harris
Commissioner: Martin Dobson for Ninja Tune

Best Urban Video - UK, in association with East End Studios

Wiley - Numbers in Action
Director: Us
Producer: Liz Kessler
Prod co: Academy Films
Commissioner: Jamie Collinson for Big Dada

Best Urban Video - International

Jay Z & Kanye West - Otis
Director: Spike Jonze
Prod co: MJZ
Commissioner: Roc-A-Fella Records

Best Urban Video - Budget

Jargon VA Feat. Tinie Tempah - Disappoint You
Director: Ian Pons Jewell
Producer: Jacqueline Bender
Prod co: Studio Murmur
Commissioner: Cheese on Bread

Best Indie/Rock Video - UK, in association with 3 Mills Studios

Is Tropical - The Greeks
Director: Megaforce
Producer: Jules Dieng
Prod co: El Niño
Commissioner: Gildas Loaëc for Kitsuné

Best Indie/Rock Video - International
Manchester Orchestra - Simple Math
Director: Daniels
Producer: Gaetano Crupi Jr
Prod co: Prettybird US
Commissioner: Bryan Younce for Columbia Records

Best Indie/Rock Video - Budget

Memory Tapes - Yes I Know
Director: Eric Epstein
Prod co: M SS NG P ECES
Commissioner: David Laurie for Something In Construction/Carpark Records

Best Alternative Video - UK, in association with Smoke & Mirrors

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus (Stargate Remix)
Director: Patrick Daughters
Producer: Matthew Fone
Prod co: The Director’s Bureau
Commissioner: John Moule for Mute

Best Alternative Video - International

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
Director: Spike Jonze
Producer: Vince Landay
Prod co: MJZ
Commissioner: Merge Records

Best Alternative Video - Budget

Matta UK - Release the Freq
Director: Kim Holm
Commissioner: Nicolas Chevreux

Best Animation in a Video

Is Tropical - The Greeks
Animation: Seven
Director: Megaforce
Producer: Jules Dieng
Prod co: El Niño
Record co: Kitsuné

Best Art Direction & Design in a Video
Scissor Sisters - Invisible Light
Art Director: Roger Bellés
Director: Canada
Exec Producer: Oscar Romagosa
Prod co: Canada/Partizan
Record co: Polydor

Best Choreography in a Video

Wave Machines - Keep The Lights On
Choreographer: Jen Irons
Director: Aneil Karia
Producer: Jessica Levick
Prod co: Magnified Pictures
Record co: Neopolitan

Best Cinematography in a Video, in association with Panalux
Adele - Rolling in the Deep
DoP: Tom Townend
Director: Sam Brown
Producer: Hannah Chandler
Prod co: Flynn
Record co: XL Recordings

Best Editing in a Video, in association with Vanderquest

Tom Vek - Aroused
Editor: Tom Lindsay
Director: Saam Farahmand
Producer: James Waters
Prod co: FMV
Record co: Island Records

Best Styling in a Video

Chase & Status Feat. Liam Bailey - Blind Faith
Stylist: Hannah Edwards
Director: Daniel Wolfe
Producer: Tim Francis
Prod co: Somesuch & Co
Record co: Mercury

Best Telecine in a Video

Plan B - Love Goes Down
TK: Simon Bourne @ Framestore
Director: Daniel Wolfe
Producer: Tim Francis
Prod co: Somesuch & Co
Record co: 679 Recordings/Atlantic Records

Best Visual Effects in a Video, in association with BEAM

Klaxons - Twin Flames
VFX: Ric Comline, Jasper Kidd & team @ Blind Pig
Director: Saam Farahmand
Producer: Ella Sanderson
Prod co: Partizan
Record co: Polydor

The Innovation Award

The Shoes Cover Your Eyes Interactive Video
Director: We are from L.A.
Prod co: Caviar Paris
Commissioner: Pierre Le Ny
Record co: Green United Music

Shown above is the straight video for this song, but to see it in its full glory, visit where you can interact with the video via an unusual webcam technique. Do it, it's lots of fun!

Best Live Music Coverage, in association with BBC Motion Gallery
Tinie Tempah - Ibiza Rocks
Director: Paul Caslin
Prod co: JJ Stereo
Commissioner: Channel 4
Record co: Parlophone

Best Music Ad - TV or Online

Mark Ronson & The Business International - Record Collection
Director: Steve Milbourne & Phil Clandillon
Prod co: FOAM
Commissioner: Steve Milbourne & Phil Clandillon
Record co: Columbia Records

Best Producer, in association with Rushes
Tim Francis

Best Commissioner, in association with IMD Fastrax
Ross Anderson

Best New Director, in assocation with Locomotion

Best Director, in association with Promo News

The Icon Award
Jonas Akerlund

The Outstanding Achievement Award
Barry Wasserman

The People's Choice Award, in association with VEVO

JLS ft Tinie Tempah – Eyes Wide Shut
Director: Syndrome
Prod co: Academy Films
Commissioner: Dan Millar & Lisa Foo for Sony Music



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Well done to Depeche Mode and I'm also loving the Mark Ronson TV ad.
Neil Hackney
2011-11-10 12:11:16

Great coverage by creative review on this. Can't wait to start watching the vids once my poor internet connection sorts itself out!
2011-11-16 16:39:35

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