Daniels lead the winners at 2014 UK Music Video Awards

The US directing duo Daniels have picked up the Video of the Year award at this year’s UK Music Video Awards, with their crazy and hilarious promo for Turn Down For What by DJ Snake ft Lil Jon. Click through to see all the 2014 winners…

The US directing duo Daniels have picked up the Video of the Year award at this year’s UK Music Video Awards, with their crazy and hilarious promo for Turn Down For What by DJ Snake ft Lil Jon.

The winners of the 2014 UK MVAs were announced last night at a ceremony at the Southbank Centre in London. Alongside Daniels (who also picked up the Best Dance Video – International gong for Turn Down For What), other big winners included artist FKA Twigs, who won the inaugural Best Video Artist award, plus the Best Alternative Video – Budget gong for Papi Pacify, which she co-directed with Tom Beard. Hiro Murai picked up the Best Director award, as well as the award for Best Rock/Indie Video – International, while Daniel Wolfe won best Best Pop Video for his epic short film for Paolo Nutini’s Iron Sky.

In the interactive category, Vania Heymann picked up the top award for his impressive promo for Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone, while this year’s Best New Director award went to French directing team Truman & Cooper.

Here are the winners in full:

Video of the Year: DJ Snake ft Lil Jon, Turn Down For What, directed by Daniels (also won Best Dance Video – International)

Best Pop Video – UK: Paulo Nutini, Iron Sky, directed by Daniel Wolfe (also won Best Cinematography In A Video, DOP is Robbie Ryan)


Best Dance Video – UK: Disclosure, Grab Her, directed by Emile Sornin

Best Rock/Indie Video – UK: Throne, Tharsis Sleeps, directed by Nicos Livesey and Tom Bunker


Best Alternative Video – UK: Atoms For Peace, Before Your Very Eyes, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang


Best Urban Video – UK: Last Night In Paris, Pure (trailer above), directed by Karim Huu Do

Best Pop Video – International: Sia, Chandelier, directed by Sia and Daniel Askill

Best Rock/Indie Video – International: Queens of the Stone Age, Smooth Sailing, directed by Hiro Murai


Best Alternative Video – International: Arcade Fire, After Life, directed by Emily Kai Bock


Best Urban Video – International: J Cole ft Amber Coffman, She Knows, directed by Sam Pilling

Best Pop Video – Budget: The Correspondents, Fear and Delight, directed by Naren Wilks

Best Dance Video – Budget: Friend Within, The Renegade, directed by Craig Moore

Best Rock/Indie Video – Budget: Kid Wise, Hope, directed by Truman & Cooper

Best Alternative Video – Budget: FKA Twigs, Papi Pacify, directed by FKA Twigs and Tom Beard

Best Urban Video – Budget: Bonnie Banane, Champs-Élyseés, directed by Helmi

Best Art Direction & Design In A Video: OK Go, The Writing’s On The Wall, art directed by Ethan Tobman

Best Styling In A Video: Brooke Candy, Opulence, styling by Nicola Formichetti

Best Choreography In A Video: Peace, Money, choreography by Supple Nam

Best Colour Grade In A Video: Paloma Faith, Can’t Rely On You, colourist is George K, MPC


Best Animation In A Video: James, Moving On, animation by Ainslie Henderson and Michael Huges


Best Editing In A Video: Jon Hopkins, Collider, editing by Dan Sherwen, Final Cut

Best Visual Effects In A Video: Alt-J, Hunger of the Pine, VFX by Adam Watson, Richard C Thomas, Annie Rowland, Bernardo Varela, Michael Walton, Electric Theatre


Best Live Music Coverage: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Live In Paris, directed by Bartleberry Logan

Vevo Must See Award: Wilkinson, Afterglow, directed by Rémy Cayuela

Best Music Ad: Disclosure, Settle, directed by Kate Moross

Best Interactive Video: Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone, directed by Vania Heymann

Best Director: Hiro Murai

Best New Director: Truman & Cooper

Best Producer: Amber Millington

Best Commissioner: Caroline Clayton

Best Video Artist: FKA Twigs

The Icon Award: Joseph Kahn

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