My curmudgeonly friends over at the music video bulletin board Antville have announced the winners of their first ever music video awards. Nominations and final voting were all decided by members of the Antville community.
Categories and Winners, if you please:
BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Hot Chip "Over & Over"
Nima Nourizadeh, director / Partizan, prod co
MOST FUN VIDEO
Deichkind "Ich Betäube Mich"
Alex & Liane, directors / BigFish, prod co
BEST ANIMATED VIDEO
Wolf Parade "Modern World"
Adam Bizanski, director / Joyrider Films, prod co
BEST PERFORMANCE VIDEO
Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Gold Lion"
Patrick Daughters, director / Black Dog, prod co
BEST NARRATIVE VIDEO
Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton "Doctor Blind"
Jaron Albertin, director / Spy Entertainment, prod co
DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Spy Entertainment/Rokkit, prod co's
BEST UNKNOWN/UNSIGNED DIRECTOR
Trish Sie for OK Go "Here it Goes Again"
Rob Ryang for The Album Leaf "Always for You"
Aaron Stewart-Ahn, director / Otaku-House, prod co
Tim Green for Vitalic "Poney Pt. 1" aka Birds
Pleix, director / Colonel Blimp, prod co
Awards for the Best New Director and Best Art Direction categories were nixed, due to the lack of an "undisputed ballot." Karl Rove would be proud.