Berlin Music Video Awards: Nominees 2017 – 1st… von berlinmusicvideoawards

 

Ladies & Gentlemen… it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… the first 10 nominees (out of 133) for 2017 are out, and as amazing as ever!

 

Don’t worry if your video wasn’t listed… there are 12 more announcements (totaling 122 nominees) to come in the next few months. If you missed the deadline, there’s still time to submit your music videos and/or add more categories to compete in.

Don’t forget to tag your friends and colleagues… not only those who were involved in the making of the video, but also those who have their own stuff to submit.

 

AND THE NOMINEES ARE:

Artist/Song: Massive Attack ft. Ghostpoet – Come Near Me
Label: Virgin EMI Records
Production Company: Rattling Stick
Director: Ed Morris
DoP: Franz Lustig
Editor: Flaura Atkinson
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Artist/Song: Gudrun von Laxenburg – Moving Water
Label: Skint Records
Director: Sebastian Mayr
Art Director: Daniel Helmer
DoP: Alexander Dirninger & Anselm Hartmann
Editor: Sebastian Longariva
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Artist/Song: Trentemøller – Redefine
Label: In My Room
Production Company: The Woerks
Director: Åsa Riton & Andreas Emenius
Art Director: Alexandra Stroemich
DoP: Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Editor: Anders Jon
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Artist/Song: Klyne – Lend Me Another Name
Label: Because Music
Production Company: Grayskull
Director: Alan Masferrer
Art Director: Ivan Triviño
DoP: Marc Miró
Editor: Lluís Murua
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Artist/Song: Carnival Youth – Seagulls on Bicycles
Label: Carnival Youth
Production Company: PapaChi
Director: PapaChi
Art Director: AnaHell
DoP: Jānis Eglītis
Editor: Juris Matuzelis
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Artist/Song: Tesla Boy – Nothing
Production Company: French New World, Inc.
Director: Ryan Patrick
Art Director: Kimberly Stuckwisch & Rose Leiker
DoP: Travis LaBella
Editor: Chris Amos
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Artist/Song: TOM And His Computer – Organ
Label: In My Room
Production Company: SUPERETTE
Director: Martin Garde Abildgaard
DoP: Mattias Troelstrup
Editor: Nicolaj Monberg
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Artist/Song: Son Lux – Cage of Bones
Label: Glassnote Records
Production Company: Bang Bang Club
Director/Art Director/ Editor: JP Frenay
DoP: François Starr
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Artist/Song: Noisia – Collider
Label: 20/20 Vision Recordings
Director: Henk Loorbach
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Artist/Song: YETI LANE – L’Aurore
Label: Clapping Music / Sonic Cathedral
Production Company: Manuel Cam Studio
Director: Simon Gesrel & Arnaud Viémont


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The call for submissions for 2017’s edition is now open!


 

So the 2016 winners are…

 

 

Best Music Video 2016

 

Dillon Francis – Not Butter
Columbia Records
Anthem Films I Brandon Dermer

 

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2nd place

 

Tame ImpalaThe Less I Know the Better
Universal Music Australia
Canada l CANADA

 
 

3rd place

 

DatADon’t Sing (ft. Benny Sings)
EKLEROSHOCK
Iconoclast.tv & Standard Films l David Bertram

 

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2nd place

 

Vince Staples – Señorita 
DEFIAM
THE SWORDFIGHT
Ian Pons Jewell

 
 

3rd place

 

Yvein Monq – Twun 
8ounce Records
Excuse My French / PPM Filmproductions / Umbrella Budapest-New York
Kinopravda

 

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Best Narrative

 

Benjamin’s Brother – Story About a Broken Heart
Independent Labels
BlackBoard Studios l Noam Sharon & Tal Rosenthal

 

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2nd place

 

Purity RingBegin Again
Pulse Films
Young Replicant

 
 

3rd place

 

Charles Murdoch Frogs (feat. Ta-ku , Wafia, & Hak)
Future Classic
Jünglinge Film l Faraz Shariat

 

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Best Director

 

Kendrick Lamar– Alright
Interscope Records
London Alley UK / Colin Tilley

 

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2nd place

 

Dillon FrancisNot Butter
Columbia Records
Anthem Films I Brandon Dermer

 
 

3rd place

 

Nicolas Godin – Widerstehe Doch Der Sünde
Because Music
Riff Raff Films l The Sacred Egg

 

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Best VFX

 

Stromae – Quand C’est
Mosaert l Island France l Mercury Records
Benuts Vfx & Mosaert l Xavier Reye

 

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2nd place

 

Carpenter Brut Turbo Killer
NO QUARTER / Seth Ickerman
Raphael Hernandez / Savitri Joly-Gonfard

 
 

3rd place

 

Gem ClubSpeech of Foxes
Hardly Art
Inbound I Ben Phillipo

 

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Best Cinematography

 

Hurts – Lights
RCA Records I Columbia Records UK
Sonny London I Dawn Shadforth

Robbie Ryan

 

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2nd place

 

Lance ButtersEs Zieht, Ich Zieh
Four Music
Ambitious Films l Carlo Opperman & Christian Alsan

 
 

3rd place

 

Tim Aminov FEAT. Pete JosefOne Lone Survivor
Sonar Kollektiv
Hype ProductionI Lado Kvataniya

 

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Best Art Director

 

Father and Sun – Here In The Rain
Loy Wesselburg
Feedmee l Susanne Frericks, Anton Riedel

 

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2nd place

 

Tame ImpalaThe Less I Know the Better
Universal Music Australia
Canada l CANADA

 
 

3rd place

 

Be Quiet – Ichor
Independent
HOTU

 

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Best Editor

 

Delta Q – Ode (An die Freude)
Independent
Schall & Schnabel l Martin Lorenz

 

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2nd place

 

Gilligan MossChoreograph
Bad
Oscar Hudson / Luke Moran-Morris

 
 

3rd place

 

Kangding RayBrume
Raster-Noton
ACHT Imaging
David Letellier / Simon Mayer / David Fabra

 

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Best Song

 

BRO – Less Than Three
Harding & Brookes I Bro: Julian G. Harding & Garth Lee Vickers

 

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2nd place

 

Robot Koch & Julien MarchalCare
MONKEYTOWN RECORDS
Mickael Le Goff

 
 

3rd place

 

SynapsonAll In You
Diez Music
RESIDENCY
Drew Bourdet

 

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Best Performer

 

Miike Snow – Genghis Kahn
Atlantic Records
Pulse Films
Ninian Doff

Adam Jones & Edward Hayes Neary

 

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2nd place

 

Fono – Real Joy 
RELENTLESS
Pulse Films
Simon Cahn

 
 

3rd place

 

Little BIG Give Me Your Money
Little Big Production
Alina Pasok / Iliya Prusikin

 

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Best Experimental

 

AZEL PHARA – Green
Mill +
Bif l Le Nezet & Jules Janaud

 

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2nd place

 

SEVDALIZA – That Other Girl
Sevdaliza
Pussykrew l Sevdaliza

 
 

3rd place

 

Rone – Acid Reflux
Infine Music
Ilan Cohen & Boris Levy

 

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Most Bizarre

 

Run The Jewels – Meopurrdy
Mass Appeal Records
Cyriak Harris

 

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2nd place

 

ZEBRA KATZ – Blk Diamond 
23 Frames
Elvar Gunnarsson
Hilmir Berg Ragnarsson / Anni Didriksen

 
 

3rd place

 

Oneohtrix Point Never – Sticky Drama 
Warp Records
Pulse Films
Jon Rafman / Ben Wearing

 

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Most Trashy

 

Little BIG – Big *ick
Little Big
Alina Pasok / Iliya Prusikin

 

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2nd place

 

Candace RobertsTake Back Your Beaver
Candace Roberts I Danny Plotnick

 
 

3rd place

 

Sticky BiscuitsFuck First
Marc Seestaedt, Naomi Fearn

 

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Videoshop

 

Indigo – Eclipse
Misha Cvijovic & Saori Hala / ハラサオリ

 

Eclipse #BMVAvideoshop from INDIGO on Vimeo

 

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