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2012 Music Video Production Association Award Winners are...

Director of the Year:

  • Yoann Lemoine, director | Iconoclast/Black Dog, production co.
    Woodkid "Iron
    Lana Del Rey "Born To Die"

Best Video Produced for Under $25,000:

 Best Directorial Debut:

  • Social Distortion "Machine Gun Blues"
    Jeremy Alter, director | Pusher Media, production co.

Best Direction of a Band:

  • The Black Keys "Howlin' For You"
    Chris Marrs Piliero, director | HELLO!, production co.

 Best Direction of a Female Artist:

  • Lana Del Rey "Blue Jeans"
    Yoann Lemoine, director | Iconoclast @ Black Dog Films, production co.

Best Direction of a Male Artist:

  • Chris Brown "Look At Me Now"
    Colin Tilley, director | Riveting Entertainment, production co.

Best Direction of a New Artist:

  • Cults "Go Outside"
    Isaiah Seret, director | PRETTYBIRD, production co.

Best Adult Contemporary Video:                 

Best Alternative Video:

  • The Black Keys "Lonely Boy "
    Jesse Dylan, director | Wondros, production co.

Best Electronic Video:

  • Skrillex "Bangarang"
    Tony Truand Datis, director | DNA, production co.

Best Hip Hop Video:

  • Jay-Z & Kanye West "Otis"
    Spike Jonze, director | MJZ, production co.

 Best International Video:

  • MIA "Bad Girls"
    Romain Gavras, director | Iconoclast, production co.

Best Pop Video:

  • Rihanna "We Found Love"
    Melina Matsoukas, director | PRETTYBIRD, production co.

Best R&B Video:

  • Cassie "King of Hearts"
    Christopher Sims, director | DNA, production co.

 Best Rock Video:

  • Spiritualized "Hey Jane"
    AG Rojas, director | Caviar / Somesuch & Co., production co.

Best Animated Video:

  • Kina Grannis "In Your Arms"
    Greg Jardin, director |@radical.media LLC, production co.

Best Art Direction:

 Best Choreography:

  • Michael Rooney for Sara Bareilles "Gonna Get Over You
    Jonah Hill, director | DNA, production co.

 Best Cinematography:

  • Maz Makhani for Lil Wayne / Bruno Mars "Mirror
    Antoine Fuqua, director | Wondros, production co.

Best Colorist:

  • Dave Hussey for Rihanna "We Found Love
    Melina Matsoukas, director | Prettybird, production co.

Best Computer Effects (FX done in computer):

 Best Editing:

 Best Hair:

  • Pamela Neal for Katy Perry "The One That Got Away
    Floria Sigismondi, director | Black Dog Films, production co. 

Best Special Effects (FX done on scene/in camera):

  • Radical for Kina Grannis "In Your Arms"
    Greg Jardin, director | @radical.media LLC, production co.

Best Styling:

  • Marjan Malakpour for Britney Spears "'Till the World Ends
    Ray Kay, director | Rockhard, production co.


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Congrats to Michael Rooney (choreography winner) and to the family at HSI productions and all of the other winner, nominees and other great film makers out there! -johnny
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Cassie!!! King of Hearts is an amazing video
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Christopher Sims, Cassie, King of Hearts is dope

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