If there's any award show out there that steadfastly emphasizes creativity over celebrity, it's the annual Camerimage Festival for best cinematography, taking place November 14 – 21 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Selections for the Camerimage 2015 Music Videos Competition line-up have been announced, with 20 music videos out of 431 submissions and recommendations making the cut.
The nominated videos will be presented at a special screening for the Jury and the festival audience on Thursday, November 19, with winners announced during the Festival's Closing Ceremony on Saturday November 21.
The nominated videos are:
- Etienne de Crécy "YOU"
(Nicolas Loir, cinematographer | Helmi, dir.)
- Fisz Emade Tworzywo "PYŁ (feat. Justyna Święs)"
Damian Kocur, cinematographer | Marek Skrzecz, dir.
- Florence + The Machine "What Kind Of Man"
(Steven Annis, cinematographer | Vince Haycock, dir.)
- Flume f/ Andrew Wyatt "Some Minds"
(Ross Giardina, cinematographer | Clemens Habicht, dir.)
- Fractures "It's Alright"
(Matthew Chuang, cinematographer | Matthew Chuang, dir.)
- Hook N Sling "Break Yourself"
(Nicholas Wiesner, cinematographer | Carlos Lopez Estrada & Nelson De Castro, dir.)
- Hot Chip "Need You Now"
(Benoit Soler, cinematographer | Shynola, dir.)
- Imagine Dragons "I Bet My Life"
(Yon Thomas, cinematographer | Jodeb, dir.)
- Kendrick Lamar "Alright"
(Rob Witt, cinematographer | Colin Tilley, dir.)
- Klangkarussell "Netzwerk (Falls Like Rain)"
(Chris Clarke, cinematographer | Charlie Robins, dir.)
- Kodaline "Ready For It"
(Isaac Bauman, cinematographer | Abteen Bagheri, dir.)
- Of Monsters And Men "Empire"
(Starr Whitesides, cinematographer | Tabitha Denholm, dir.)
- Pharrell Williams "Freedom"
(Matthew J. Lloyd, cinematographer | Paul Hunter, dir.)
- Rag'N'Bone Man f/ Vince Staples "Hell Yeah"
( Victor Seguin, cinematographer | Truman & Cooper, dir.)
- Rihanna "Bitch Better Have My Money"
(Benoît Debie, cinematographer | Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Megaforce, dir.)
- Snoop Dogg "So Many Pros"
(Nicolas Loir, cinematographer | Francois Rousselet, dir.)
- Tove Stryke "Borderline"
(Jacob Møller, cinematographer | Rúnar Ingi, dir.)
- U2 "Every Breaking Wave"
(Steven Annis, cinematographer | Aoife McArdle, dir.)
- Vince Staples "Señorita"
(Martim Vian, cinematographer | Ian Pons Jewell, dir.)
- Warsaw Village Band & Mercedes Peón "Midsummer Rain Song"
(Tomasz Ślesicki, cinematographer | Dorota Piskor, dir.)
Learn more about Camerimage, including attendee information, at http://www.camerimage.pl/
PS: Videostatic is proud to be a partner for the music video slate