Hot Spot: Johnny Chew

Braainzz – Oops We’re a bit ho hum about collage from stock footage but this one by Johnny Chew puts montage on to a completely new level.

Hot Spot: Stromae – Ave Cesaria

Joy, joy, joy from beginning to end of this seemingly one-take shot of a family celebration of dancing and fun. Using VHS directed by the Caviar director Henry Scholfield he cast from real families and friends of friends to make it feel real – and it does even if it was shot in Ghent and […]

Hot Spot: Sam Pilling

We love a good visual story and this music video by Sam Pilling of Pulse Films has got all the magic ingredients to make you want to watch to the last frame.

Hot Spot: Jones+Tino

Formerly creatives working together at F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and now Stink Sao Paulo directors, Jones + Tino pay homage to iconic photography to commemorate 100 years of the Leica camera.

Hot Spot: Factory Fifteen

Kibwe Tavares, winner of all things wonderful at the YDA in Cannes this year – like the Jury Prize, the People’s Vote, and First Prize in web film – teamed up with his Factory Fifteen team and digital production company Nexus to create this video short: The Bug’s “Function / Void”.

Hot Spot: Hiro Murai

The UKMVA nomination shortlist is out and Doomsday Entertainment’s Hiro Murai has clocked up places in the Best Rock / Indie Video with Queens of the Stone Age, Smooth Sailing and Best Urban Video with Childish Gambino, 3005  and Childish Gambino, Sweatpants.  

Hot Spot: Fons Schiedon

Anything the musician SBTRKT does we usually like – it takes a very cool artist to pick very cool directing talent – and this promo by PostPanic director Fons Schiedon is no exception. Schiedon on working with SBTRKT, ‘SBTRKT is simply one of the most interesting artists I know of. I can try and fail […]

Hot Spot: Bart Timmer

Bart Timmer is a master of brilliant timing and comedic directing as this latest spot for Canal+ Sports shows.

Hot Spot: Chet Faker

Chet Faker, Gold; Spoon, Do You; Shabaz Palaces, Cake Hiro Murai is having a prolifically creative month with these videos, every one a cracker: and and

Hot Spot: Oliver $ & Jimi Jules – Pushing On

Ian Robertson may have won the top prize for Animation at the YDA 2012 but here he shows up his talent as a live action director with this a stunning new  music video: