Black Dog Films

Arlo Parks performing Radiohead's 'Creep' (Tom Dream, dir.)

Arlo Parks has shared her cover of Radiohead's ‘Creep’ directed by Black Dog Film’s Tom Dream as part of his upcoming short film ‘Shy Radicals’. The film, made with the support of the BFI Doc Society and Black Dog Films, is a portrait of Hamja Ahsan and the story behind his remarkable book and satirical manifesto, which calls for all shy, quiet, and introverted people to unify and overthrow extrovert-supremacy. 

Regard "Ride It" (Meji Alabi, dir.)

Kosovan DJ and producer Regard has unveiled the slick official video for his viral smash and Shazam Chart #1 ‘Ride It’. Inspired by Quentin Deronzier’s DANCING THROUGH THE NIGHT series, the captivating visuals from director Meji Alabi portray a dark yet stylish underworld where aggression and playfulness sit side-by-side. With a nod to Nightrider, the video is seen from the perspective of a car that travels through the streets at night. 

Michael Kiwanuka "You Ain't The Problem" (Leonn Ward, dir.)

‘You Ain’t the Problem’ is the first single to be taken from British singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka’s upcoming album ‘Kiwanuka’.

The video from director Leonn Ward was shot in the English countryside and captures the celebration, joy, release of self-doubt that the track offers.

Produced by Danger Mouse and Inflo, who previously worked with Kiwanuka on 'Love & Hate', ‘You Ain’t the Problem’ offers an intimate glimpse into the psyche of a man turning inwards to acknowledge a new chapter of self-love.

Burna Boy "Pull Up" (Meji Alabi, dir.)

Directed by Black Dog Film’s new signing Meji Alabi, ‘Pull Up’ taken from Burna Boy’s acclaimed fourth album ‘African Giant’, captures a vintage aesthetic with an array of vivid texture to accompany the lively afro-fusion rhythm. The video also features models Aweng Chuol, Camille Munn, NyaLuak Leth, and Chanel Taylor.Directed by Black Dog Film’s new signing Meji Alabi, ‘Pull Up’ taken from Burna Boy’s acclaimed fourth album ‘African Giant’, captures a vintage aesthetic with an array of vivid texture to accompany the lively afro-fusion rhythm.

Mabel "OK (Anxiety Anthem)" (Jade Jackman, dir.)

Jade Jackman’s ‘OK (Anxiety Anthem)’ for Mabel is out today on Dazed & Confused.

 

Jade Jackman’s ‘OK (Anxiety Anthem)’ for Mabel comes straight off the back of the release of debut album ‘High Expectations’, and draws on Mabel’s experiences with anxiety and depression.

 

A simple concept to match the track’s message of empowerment and strength, the black and white video features intimate close ups of Mabel singing to camera, alongside a cast including Dazed and Confused Beauty LGBTQ+ editor Munroe Bergdorf and Kat Hawkins.

 

 

Headie One "Back to Basics" (Hugo Jenkins, dir.)

North London rapper Headie One has dropped new single ‘Back to Basics’ with an accompanying video from Black Dog Film’s Hugo Jenkins.

The track features Skepta in his first collaboration since the release of his new album ‘Ignorance is Bliss’ and follows Headie One’s singles ‘18Hunna’ (featuring Dave) and ‘All Day’ – all featuring on Headie’s new mixtape ‘Music X Road’.

Hugo, who was previously nominated for a MOBO Award, has directed videos for the likes of J Hus, Maribou State, Grandbrothers, and George Fitzgerald.

Mae Muller "Anticlimax" (India Sleem, dir.)

Emerging North London singer-songwriter Mae Muller has dropped new track ‘Anticlimax’ with a video from Black Dog’s newest signing India Sleem.

Emerging North London singer-songwriter Mae Muller has dropped new track ‘Anticlimax’ with a video from Black Dog’s India Sleem.

Shot on 16mm, the video sees Muller in and around her home of Kentish Town.

The soulful pop track exhibits Mae’s distinctive sound paired with her standout vocals drizzled over the stripped back melody.

Joy Crookes "Since I Left You (Demo)" (Leonn Ward, dir.)

After directing the Hindu-inspired ‘Don’t Let Me Down’, Leonn Ward once again teams up with rising UK singer Joy Crookes.

In the heart-breaking new video for ‘Don’t Let Me Down’, Leonn captures Crookes at her most vulnerable, leaving enough space for the sparse ballad to unfold.

It’s a captivating performance from Crookes and shows why she’s so hotly tipped

Joy Crookes "Don't Let Me Down" (Leonn Ward, dir.)

London singer Joy Crookes returns with a Hindu-inspired video from Black Dog FIlms director Leonn Ward.

Following up from her acclaimed 2017 ‘Influence’ EP, ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ is a soulful ode to the breakdown of a relationship. Drawing on Crookes’ Indian heritage, Leonn Ward’s video is a simple, and powerful piece of film.

Speaking to i-D the singer said, “the video was inspired by the Hindu goddess Lakshmi… the song itself came from a vulnerable place, and for me, these arms show my strength in the situation and how I overcame it”.