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--August 2009 Faves--

Post your personal favourites of antville's August 2009 here. Preferably new vids only.
(Previous antville digests here.)

progosk, September 2, 2009 8:16:22 AM CEST

missed plenty; here's my top faves of what i managed to see (in chronological order):
Major Lazer - Pon de Floor Dir. Eric Wareheim
The XX - Basic Space Dir. Anthony Dickenson
Just Jack - The Day I Died Dir. Ben & Joe Dempsey
Ohbijou - New Years Dir. Exploding Motor Car
The Fray - Heartless Dir. Hiro Murai
Antony & The Johnsons - Crazy in Love Dir. Joie Iacono
Tiesto ft. Sneaky Sound System - I Will Be There Dir. Muto Masashi
Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks Dir. Gabe Askew
Art of Time Ensemble feat. Sarah Slean - I'll Never Tear You Apart Dir. Scott Cudmore

other faves:
The Beatles - Flying Dir. Loren Carpenter
Dimmer - Cold Water Dir. Dylan Pharazyn
Hyperizers - Don't Criticize (Hyperize) Dir. Andreas Nilsson
Folded Light - Train Tracks at Dawn Dir. Jon Watts
Jay-Z (ft. Rihanna & Kanye) - Run This Town Dir. Anthony Mandler
Acid Girls - The Numbers Song Dir. Taylor Cohen
Firekites - Autumn Story Dir. Yanni Kronenberg & Lucinda Schreiber

mva, September 2, 2009 9:53:44 AM CEST

I love this website, but there have been an extreme shortage of watchable videos lately. Is no one making music videos nowadays? Where are the Antville superstars? I don't know about the rest of you, but I've been coming to this site once maybe twice every couple of weeks nowadays.

vidbot, September 3, 2009 3:24:56 AM CEST

mva I would agree a few years ago I checked this site daily now once a week is about normal. Some of the videos listed above are pretty flat and ordinary and wouldn't have even had a look in a few years back.

I think your comments are tied in to the rather large seismic shifts, which have hit the music video industry over the last few years most notably the decrease in budgets that has been a common topic thread on antville.

I think there has also been a generational shift in audience perception as well and viewers like myself who came to love videos in what I would call the “happy time" of the late 90's early 2000's find themselves scratching their heads at what "the kids" are watching and talking about these days.

I don’t necessarily think that’s a bad thing its indicative of different expectations and what has become very clear is that on demand is king and a simple youtube search that turns up a cheap cheerful derivative video will satisfy today’s punter when those of yester year were happy to wait till RAGE on friday night just incase a mini cinematic masterpiece was on.

Anyway who knows what’s around the corner perhaps a new generation will come along and sweep away the malaise (punctuated by moments of brilliance) of the last few years.

And I still love Antville…

foreveryoung, September 6, 2009 1:10:03 AM CEST

Just Jack - The Day I Died Dir. Ben & Joe Dempsey
The XX - Basic Space Dir. Anthony Dickenson
Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks Dir. Gabe Askew

shatner, September 7, 2009 9:59:06 PM CEST

the only people that can sweep away any kind of malaise are the people setting the budgets, and budgets aren't going to go up any time soon. (not when you've got Gabe Askew making a nuts promo like that on spec and established video directors making a £25k promos for £4k with top dops doing favours)..!

Who was it that was wondering where the saams, albertins, nourizadehs, keith scholefields were?
The promos that have any kind of budget are the safe ones for- more often than not- crap music... no wonder they're flocking to commercials.


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