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2012 MVPA Award WINNERS

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.

Comments

John Byrne Byrne's picture
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
Hass's picture
LEMOINE ! YES !
Petra's picture
Cassie!!! King of Hearts is an amazing video
FilipinoPharaoh's picture
Christopher Sims, Cassie, King of Hearts is dope

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