With the MTV Video Music Awards coming up, we've been taking a look at the nominees and their music videos. Award categories such as "Best Cinematography" and "Video of the Year" are getting our music video directors talking, but it's the "Video with a Message" accolade that's really got us interested. As the VMA’s celebrate all things music video production, we take a look at the significance of the “Video with a Message” category, what it means for music videos and why a strong Narrative music video is important for emerging artists and bands.
‘This is America’ is the most talked about music video of the year. Yes I know it’s only May but I can’t remember a music video’s spread being so far and wide. From The New York Times to The View to our homes and places of work; ‘This is America’ has infiltrated our lives.
We love music videos but every once in a while, a video is made that changes everything. We’ve made a list and the only rule is: one entry per artist. So here is EPiK’s Top 5 Game Changing Music Videos…
Not all music videos are made equal, and guess what? It isn’t a bad thing. There are different types of music videos that work best for different artists and different types of music. So what are they? Not to be confused with genre (which would basically be the same as film genres) this is the rundown of the different types of videos and where I’d say they’re placed best.
Close your eyes and picture a director; it’s probably some bearded guy in a checkered shirt and baseball cap. It’s easy to get a very specific idea into your head about something, it’s easier to have no idea at all! Here are the top 5 myths about filming music videos.
New year, new playlist? If you’re casting around for something to whet your appetite for the fresh sound of 2017, sit back and let Epik introduce you to three of the best up-and-coming artists.
Skepta's Mercury Prize triumph was a bit of a suprise for us, but well-deserved nontheless. Music Video Director Tai reviews the shortlist nominees and their music videos. Read this article to find out more.