UK Music Video Awards 2012 winners announced

M.I.A is the big winner at this year’s Music Video Awards, scooping three separate awards for her Bad Girls video. We’ve put together a selection of our favourite music video winners, and a full list of everyone who took home an award this year…

M.I.A is the big winner at this year’s Music Video Awards, scooping three separate awards for her Bad Girls video. We’ve put together a selection of our favourite music video winners, and a full list of everyone who took home an award this year.

M.I.A wins several awards this year, taking home Video of the Year, Best Pop Video and Best Styling for Bad Girls, directed by Romain Gavras and featuring some serious car stunts. Romain Gavras also wins Best Director.

Best Pop Video UK, in association with 4Music
Best Styling in a Video
Video of the Year
M.I.A – Bad Girls
Director: Romain Gavras, Producer: Khalid Tahhar, Prod co: Iconoclast, Commissioner: Michelle Ann for Interscope, Stylist: Hannah Edwards, Record co: Interscope / XL Recordings

The Shoes win Best Dance Video UK and Best Editing, with their short film for Time to Dance, which features a surprise appearance from a murderous Jake Gyllenhaal.

Best Dance Video UK, in association with Rudeye Dance Agency
Best Editing in a Video, in association with Vanderquest

The Shoes – Time to Dance
Director: Daniel Wolfe, Producers: Lee Groombridge & Dougal Meese, Prod co: Somesuch & Co, Commissioner: Pierre Le Ny for Green United Music, Editor: Tom Lindsay

Recent Mercury winners Alt J win Best Alternative Video with their disturbing short for Breezeblocks. Playing something backwards is hardly a new trick, but director Ellis Bahl lends it an extra level of darkness here.

Best Alternative Video UK
Alt-J – Breezeblocks
Director: Ellis Bahl, Producer: Jessica Birmingham, Prod co: Project Fathom, Commissioner: Connie Meade for Infectious Music

Inspector Norse, directed by Kristoffer Borgli for Todd Terje, tells the tale of a man who loves nothing more than dancing, and also wins Best Budget Dance Video.

Best Dance Video Budget
Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
Director: Kristoffer Borgli, Producer: Kristoffer Borgli, Prod co: FRIEND, Commissioner: Todd Terje

Best Art Direction & Design goes to Justice, for their Canada-directed video for New Lands.

Best Art Direction & Design in a Video
Justice – New Lands
Art Director: Roger Bells, Director: Canada, Producers: Oscar Romagosa for Canada, Arthur Cantin for Partizan, Prod co: Partizan, Record co: Ed Banger/Because Music

Feist wins Best Cinematography for The Bad In Each Other, directed by Martin de Thurah.

Best Cinematography in A Video, in association with Panalux
Feist – The Bad In Each Other
DoP: Kasper Tuxen, Director: Martin de Thurah, Producer: Dom Thomas, Prod co: A+, Record co: Polydor

Best Animation goes to the very deserving Fleet Foxes, for their beautiful video for The Shrine/An Argument, animated by band member Sean Pecknold.

Best Animation in a Video
Fleet Foxes – The Shrine/An Argument
Animation: Sean Pecknold & Britta Johnson, Director: Sean Pecknold, Producer: Aaron Ball, Prod co: Grandchildren, Record co: Sub Pop

Woodkid’s striking black and white video for Run Boy Run wins Best Visual Effects.

Best Visual Effects in a Video
Woodkid – Run Boy Run
VFX: One More Productions, Director: Yoann Lemoine, Producer: Roman Pichon, Prod co: Iconoclast / HSI,  Record co: Green United Music

A list of the rest of the winners can be seen below:

Best Dance Video International
Duck Sauce – Big Bad Wolf
Director: Keith Schofield, Producer: Natasha Tan, Prod co: Somesuch & Co, Commissioner: Duck Sauce

Best Indie/Rock video UK, in association with Music Week
Spiritualized – Hey Jane
Director: AG Rojas, Producer: Anna Rau, Prod co: Caviar/Somesuch & Co, Commissioner: Juliette Larthe for Double Six/Domino Records

Best Urban Video UK, in association with East End Studios
Plan B – Ill Manors
Director: Yann Demange, Producer: Ben Sullivan, Prod co: Rokkit, Commissioner: Dan Curwin for Atlantic Records

Best Pop Video International
Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
Director: Yoann Lemoine, Producer: Emmanual Reye, Prod co: Iconoclast, Commissioner: Emily Tedrake for Polydor

Best Urban Video International
Frank Ocean – Novacane
Director: Nabil, Producer Kathleen Heffernan, Prod co: A+, Commissioner: Frank Ocean

Best Indie/Rock Video International
The Shins – Simple Song
Director: Daniels, Producer: Jonathan Wang, Prod co: Prettybird US, Commissioner: Saul Levitz for Columbia US

Best Alternative Video International
The Hickey Underworld – The Frog
Director: Joe Vanhoutteghem, Producer: Nele Carlier, Prod co:, Commissioner: PIAS

Best Pop Video Budget
Rent Boys – Shoot The Shot
Director: Zac Ella, Producer: Posy Dixon, Prod co: B A D Productions, Commissioner: Andrew Swaine for German Bite

Best Urban Video Budget
Noisses ft RTKAL, Lady Leshurr & Foreign Beggars – Run Your Mouth
Director: Drew Cox, Producer: Lucy Barber, Production co: Slanted Eyes & Lullabys, Commissioner: Ollywood for Black Butter Records

Best Indie/Rock Video Budget
When Saints Go Machine – Parix
Director: Daniel Kragh-Jacobsen, Producer: Thor Brammer Jacobsen, Prod co: Spoiled Productions, Commissioner: Jan-Erik Stig for EMI Records Denmark

Best Alternative Video Budget
The Death Set – They Come To Get Us
Director: Guillaume Panariello, Producer: Guillaume Panariello & Julie Fabre, Prod co: Supergoober, Commissioner: The Death Set

Best Choreography in a Video
Will Young – Losing Myself
Choreographer: Aletta Collins, Director: Henry Scholfield, Producer: Louise Gagen, Prod co: Partizan, Record co: Sony Music

Best Telecine in a Video
Temper Trap – Trembling Hands
TK: James Tillett at Moving Picture Co, Director: Tom Haines, Producer: Tiernan Hanby, Prod co: Colonel Blimp, Record co: Infectious Music

The Innovation Award
ALB – Golden Chains
Director: Johnatan Broda, Prod co: BBDO / CARNIBIRD / ACNE, Commissioner: ALB, Record co: Green United Music

Best Live Music Coverage
Joint winner:
Chemical Brothers – Don’t Think
Director: Adam Smith, Prod co: Black Dog Films, Commissioner: Stefan Demetriou, Record co: EMI
Joint winner:
LCD Soundsystem – Shut Up And Play The Hits
Director: Dylan Southern & Will Lovelace (AKA thirtytwo), Prod co: Pulse Films, Commissioner: Keith Wood & Eddy Moretti, Record co: DFA

Best Music Ad – TV or Online
Kasabian – Velociraptor
Director: John Pavely, Prod co: JJ Stereo, Commissioner: Ian Dutt, Record co: Sony Columbia Records

Best Producer, in association with Rushes
Lee Groombridge

Best Commissioner
John Moule

Best New Director, in association with Locomotion
AG Rojas                

Best Director, in association with Promo News
Romain Gavras

The People’s Choice Award, in association with VEVO
One Direction – Live While We’re Young
Director: Vaughan Arnell, Producer: Astrid Edwards & James Chad, Prod co: Rokkit ,Commissioner: Mike O’Keefe for Syco / Sony Music

The Outstanding Contribution Award
David Knight

The Icon Award
Jamie Thraves


CR for the iPad

Read in-depth features and analysis plus exclusive iPad-only content in the Creative Review iPad App. Longer, more in-depth features than we run on the blog, portfolios of great, full-screen images and hi-res video. If the blog is about news, comment and debate, the iPad is about inspiration, viewing and reading. As well as providing exclusive, iPad-only content, the app will also update with new content throughout each month. Try a free sample issue here.

CR In print

In our November issue we look at ad agency Wieden + Kennedy in a major feature as it celebrates its 30th anniversary; examine the practice of and a new monograph on M/M (Paris); investigate GOV.UK, the first major project from the Government Digital Service; explore why Kraftwerk appeals so much to designers; and ponder the future of Instagram. Rick Poynor reviews the Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design; Jeremy Leslie takes in a new exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery dedicated to experimental magazine, Aspen; Mark Sinclair explores Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery show of work by the late graphic designer, Tony Arefin; while Daniel Benneworth-Gray writes about going freelance; and Michael Evamy looks at new telecommunications brand EE’s identity. Plus, subscribers also receive Monograph in which Tim Sumner of dips into Preston Polytechnic’s ephemera archive to pick out a selection of printed paper retail bags from the 70s and 80s.

The issue also doubles up as the Photography Annual 2012 – our showcase of the best images in commercial photography produced over the last year. The work selected is as strong as ever, with photographs by the likes of Tim Flach (whose image of a hairless chimp adorns the front cover of the issue, above); Nadav Kander (whose shot of actor Mark Rylance is our Photography Annual cover); Martin Usborne; Peter Lippmann; Giles Revell and more.

Please note, CR now has a limited presence on the newsstand at WH Smith high street stores (although it can still be found in WH Smith travel branches at train stations and airports). If you cannot find a copy of CR in your town, your WH Smith store or a local independent newsagent can order it for you. You can search for your nearest stockist here. Alternatively, call us on 020 7970 4878 to buy a copy direct from us. Based outside the UK? Simply call +44(0)207 970 4878 to find your nearest stockist. Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine.

More from CR

When billboards rocked

Photographer Robert Landau started documenting the billboards of LA’s Sunset Strip in the 1970s, and has published a book collecting together images of some of the most iconic LA billboards of the 70s and 80s…

InformForm #2: pictorial design systems

InformForm is an impressive new publication from studio Mwmcreative. The first issue looks at the theory and practice of information design, while issue two is set to examine pictorial design systems, with help from submissions from design students

The illustrated Wired world of the future

A new special issue of Wired magazine (UK edition) utilises no fewer than 17 image-makers to illustrate predicted trends for 2013 in technology, media, politics, science, business, health, lifestyle and architecture…

Seb Lester’s Arse, and other new works

Your eyes do not deceive you, the word ‘arse’ really has been hand carved in a block of Welsh slate. This is, in fact, one of a series of new stone artworks unveiled by typographer and designer Seb Lester on his website today…

Graphic Designer

Fushi Wellbeing

Creative Designer

Monddi Design Agency