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still from "Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)", dir. Raman Djafari

Music Videos Competition

04.08
10 PM

Curator:

Melaleuca - Yu Su, Jordan Minkoff, Canada 2021, 5’36’’

Love is in the air when two airplanes meet mid-flight. The passengers enjoy a ride of a lifetime.

Tryin' To Be A Girl - Romain Humeau, Nicolas Flory, France 2021, 4’31’’

A man walking on a cable like a tightrope walker. In balance, he is attracted by a luminous point on the horizon. It crosses large areas populated by strange animals. Some invite him to the light, others try to make him lose his balance. He finally reaches his goal and plunges into an endless fall between hell and paradise.

Oublier Quoi - Doomsisters, Vittu Ugo, France 2020, 1’03’’

In dark and medieval times, a selfish and bloody king terrifies the peasants of his country until they react, protest and burn down the king's possessions and chop his head off.

Gyroscope - Olovson, Gabriel Böhmer, United Kingdom 2021, 3’11’

A young child finds magic and adventure when searching for a mysterious gyroscope in his grandparents' home. Created for Olovson, the new solo project by Grammy Award winning producer Jacob Olofsson

We lost our phone - Zea + Oscar Jan Hoogland, Dominika Łabądź, Jakub Majchrzak, Poland 2020, 3’22

Both the video and the lyrics refer to the crisis of communication in contemporary social and political reality. Paradoxically, in the era of the greatest technological growth enabling us to establish electronic communication at any latitude, even in space, we have lost the ability of human communication.

Elton John, Dua Lipa - Cold Heart (PNAU Remix), Raman Djafari, Germany 2021, 4’14’’

Four friends on a surreal disco night-out follow Elton John and Dua Lipa into a fantastical universe.

Talk To You - Anjana Vasan, Sheetal Thankey, Sheetal Thankey, United Kingdom 2021, 3’45’’

The music video follows an abstract telling of a female getting ready for a night out, experiencing the highs and lows of social anxiety as well as unapologetically embracing herself.

The Tower - The Recks, Sunčana Brkulj, Croatia 2020, 3’58’’

As years and years go by, a tiny civilization makes its way upwards.

Grosik - Hiob Dylan, Karolina Kajetanowicz, Poland 2021, 2’54’’

The music video for Hiob Dylan's song about that one-cent change they never give you at the local store.

Thar Liggur Hundurinn Grafinn (there's the rub) - Captain Syrup, Simon Skrepek, Austria 2021, 5’10’’

Machines were mice and men were lions once upon a time. But now that its the opposite, look at all the tired little horsies. How am I supposed to get any writing done?

When I have wind in my skull - La Bête, Mathilde Remy, France 2021, 3’20’’ 

Paintings joyfully sing about death, old age and the body, mixing animation and collage.

Love Angle - Lion on Tiger, Diego Cumplido, Chile 2020, 1’50’’

The video is built around a couple with really big plasticine heads having a heated argument in their apartment. The heads were created animating plasticine over black & white live action footage displayed on an analogue TV screen.

Abeokuta - OvE, Jakub Majchrzak, Poland 2021, 4’33’’

 A sort of video-thinking process around Jean Baudrillard's Simulacra and Simulation theory.

Frutos Rojos - Los Mundos, Dave Merson Hess, Mexico 2020, 3’30’’

An interdimensional strawberry-dog picks up a mysterious hitchhiker, in this hand-drawn music video for Monterrey, Mexico-based psych rockers Los Mundos.

Falling Down - A Photograph - Superpoze ft. Dream Koala (Combien Mille Records), Swann Chesnel, Yoann Chesnel, France 2020, 4’47’’

Does our modern world reach its limits? What if NYC, world capital, stopped living and became a ghost city? What if our daily lives were reduced to memories printed on old pictures? A disturbing observation of our society’s downward spiral and its consequences on our world.

Workin' on Myself - The Otter Popz, Julianna Romero, USA 2021, 2’39’’

A 90s boy band comprised of otters performs a song where they apologize for their toxic behaviors in a relationship after counseling.

Photay - Villain, Sarina Nihei, USA 2021, 3’53’

A girl wanders around the mystical world with strange creatures.

Downfall, muz. / mus. Ryan Fayad, Rona Fayad, Lebanon 2021, 3’28’’

Enya's journey trying to make it as a dancer is hindered as her behaviors drag her downhill.

Simé Love - Dowdelin, Ugo Vittu, Peter the Moon, France 2021, 3’38’’

The world becomes black and white after an omnipotent hand separates the lovers of the world. They will bring back the color with the message of this song: Spread the love.