And the (UK MVA Awards) winners are…

The winners of the 2008 UK Music Video Awards, were announced at a ceremony hosted by comedian Adam Buxton at the Odeon West End cinema in London’s Leicester Square on Tuesday night. But before the show, Buxton kickstarted the event with a video of his own making (shown above), in which President George W. Bush (and his Treasurer, “Curtis 50 Cent”) discuss the financial crisis in music video. David Knight, who recently wrote a piece for CR on the state of the promo industry, was at the event and reports in detail on his site promonews.tv. Click through for the list of winning work…

The winners of the 2008 UK Music Video Awards, were announced at a ceremony hosted by comedian Adam Buxton at the Odeon West End cinema in London’s Leicester Square on Tuesday night. But before the show, Buxton kickstarted the event with a video of his own making (shown above), in which President George W. Bush (and his Treasurer, “Curtis 50 Cent”) discuss the financial crisis in music video. David Knight, who recently wrote a piece for CR on the state of the promo industry, was at the event and reports in detail on his site promonews.tv. Click through for the list of winning work…

Video of the Year: Bjork – Wanderlust
Director: Encyclopedia Pictura / Ghost Robot

To see a high res version of this video (recommended!), visit media.ghostrobot.net/7020_wanderlust.html

Best Art Direction in a Video
Bjork – Wanderlust
Art director: Isaiah Saxon
Director: Encyclopedia Pictura / Ghost Robot

Best Cinematography in a Video
The Last Shadow Puppets – The Age of the Understatement
DoP: Andre Chemetoff
Director: Romain Gavras / 75

Best Editing in a Video
Hot Chip – Ready For The Floor
Editor: Dan Sherwin at Final Cut
Director: Nima Nourizadeh / Partizan

Best Styling in a Video
The Hoosiers – Cops & Robbers
Stylist: Hannah Glossop & Suzie Coulthard
Director: Diamond Dogs / HSI London

Best Telecine in a Video
KT Tunstall – If Only
Telecine: Adrian Seery at Rushes
Director: James Caddick / Amarillo Films

Best Visual Effects in a Video in association with BEAM.TV
The Horrors – She Is The New Thing
VFX: Corin Hardy and David Lupton
Director: Corin Hardy / Academy

Best International Video
Justice – Stress
Director: Romain Gavras / 75

The People’s Choice Award in association with 95.8 Capital FM
Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love
Director: Melina Matsoukas / Black Dog Films

Best Pop Video
Kate Nash – Foundations
Director: Kinga Burza / Partizan

Best Rock Video
Supergrass – Bad Blood
Director: Keith Schofield / HSI London

Best Indie/Alternative Video
Bjork – Wanderlust
Director: Encyclopedia Pictura / Ghost Robot

Best Dance Video
Utah Saints – Something Good 08
Director: Eran Creevy / Between The Eyes

Best Urban Video
Kano – Hustler
Director: Nez / Colonel Blimp

Best Budget Video
Example – Me And Mandy
Director: Henry Scholfield / Partizan

For full credits, please visit promonews.tv

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