7-11.12.2022 / Białystok

Music Video Competition

Rozpoczęcie: 10 June 2021 22:30
Zakończenie: 10 June 2021 23:55
Lokalizacja: Forum Cinema

Music Video Competition

Screening schedule:
TOMMY CASH: SDUBID dir. Tommy Cash, Anna Himma, Estonia 2019, 2’08”
THOM YORKE: LAST I HEARD… dir. Art Camp & Saad Moosajee, USA 2019, 5′
BLACK RHENO: HUMAN dir. James Dive, Australia 2019, 4’01”
BAAUER: PLANET’S MAD dir. Rick Farin & Clair Cochran, UK 2020, 4’26”
IDLES: MERCEDES MARXIST dir. Thirtytwo, UK 2019, 3’37”
PINK NOISE: TOO HOT dir. Kim Chapiron, France 2019, 4’36”
RAVEN: CASS & LEX dir. Phillip Kaminiak, Germany 2020, 4’47”
ARCA: MEQUETREFE dir. Carlos Sáez & Arca & Kynan Puru Watt, Barcelona, Shanghai 2020, 2’22”
ROSALÍA & TRAVIS SCOTT: TKN dir. Nicolás Méndez, USA, Spain 2020, 2’54”
L’HOMME STATUE: BRAÇOS / VELA dir. Douglas Bernardt, Brazil 2019, 5’18”
OH SEES: GHOLÜ dir. Leo Nicholson, UK 2019, 1’59”
S+C+A+R+R: REST OF MY DAYS dir. Jack Antoine Charlot, France 2020, 3’54”
AIGEL: YOU’RE BORN dir. Andzej Gavriss, Russia 2020, 3’24”
MARIKA HACKMAN: HAND SOLO dir. Sam Bailey, UK 2019, 3’52”
070 SHAKE: NICE TO HAVE dir. Noah Lee, USA 2019, 4’41”
MILD MINDS: WALLS (FT. BOATS) dir. Colin Read, USA 2020, 4’15”
URIAS: DIABA dir. Joao Monteiro, Brazil 2019, 3’33”
KIDDY SMILE: SLAP MY BUTT dir. Pierre Saba-Aris, France 2019, 3’38”
APPARAT: HEROIST dir. Matilda Finn, UK 2019, 6’10
IGORRR: VERY NOISE dir. Meat Dept., France, USA 2020, 2’37

 

070 SHAKE: NICE TO HAVE
director: Noah Lee
director of photography: Christopher Ripley
music: 070 Shake
USA 2019, 4’41”

A frozen moment in a traffic jam.

AIGEL: YOU’RE BORN
director: Andzej Gavriss
director of photography: Andrey Nikolaev
music: Aigel
Russia 2020, 3’24”

A story that portrays Russian Orthodox Christians custom dipping into cross-shaped subzero temperature water pools turns into an epic thriller showing the Russian president getting immortal.

APPARAT: HEROIST
director: Matilda Finn
director of photography: Ben Fordesman
music: Apparat
United Kingdom 2019, 6’10”

This video is about humanity’s search for enlightenment and meaning. The irony is that this can usually be found at our darkest points. We often try to run and hide from hardship and challenges, but if you face it and accept it you can grow. That’s the odd duality of life; from darkness comes light.

ARCA: MEQUETREFE
directors: Carlos Sáez & Arca & Kynan Puru Watt
director of photography: Carlos Sáez
music: Arca
Barcelona, Shanghai 2020, 2’22”

“Mommy wants little guy / She deserves it
Watch how it grows / She came walking from her house
She does not take a taxi, let them see her, let them see her in the streets
She doesn’t take a taxi, or uber, or lyft, let them see her”

BAAUER: PLANET’S MAD
directors: Rick Farin & Clair Cochran (Actual Objects)
director of photography: Rick Farin & Clair Cochran
music: Baauer
United Kingdom 2020, 4’26”

“I tried to take a picture that first day, but the photo just came out black. All we knew was that it was here now. And by the second day, as it hung there in the sky, iridescent and massive, it suddenly seemed familiar, even friendly. And we knew its name, we woke with it on our minds like a strange dream. It was a message, one word: BAAUER.”

BLACK RHENO: HUMAN
director: James Dive
director of photography: Aaron McLisky
music: Black Rheno
Australia 2019, 4’01”

A music video for Black Rheno ‘Human’, directed by James Dive.

IDLES: MERCEDES MARXIST
director: Thirtytwo
director of photography: Ben Fordesman
music: Idles
United Kingdom 2019, 3’37”

A man bangs his head against things.

IGORRR: VERY NOISE
director: Meat Dept
director of photography: Meat Dept
music: Igorrr
France, USA 2020, 2’37”

A near death experience from a brain perspective.

KIDDY SMILE: SLAP MY BUTT
director: Pierre Saba-Aris
director of photography: Julien Ramirez-Hernan
music: Kiddy Smile
France 2019, 3’38”

We follow three clients of different horizon in a Peepshow. They all came to see Kiddy Smile perform tonight. Then, like a projection of their deepest desire, Kiddy appears in their daily and satisfy their desire. This music video condemned the lead weight stifling on sexual desire and he is an invitation to self-assertion.

L’HOMME STATUE: BRAÇOS / VELA
director: Douglas Bernardt
directors of photography: Douglas Bernardt, Vitor Duarte and Pedro Tejad
music: L’Homme Statue
Brazil 2019, 5’18”

Loic Koutana and Raphael Lobato’s apartament got on fire in February 2019. They lost everything they had in a fraction of seconds.
Without parents or any family member in the city of Sao Paulo, the support of friends and admires were essential to give them the hope to start it once again. This video was shot in the 6 hours they had to find what was left inside the apartment, before it was interdicted by the authorities.

MARIKA HACKMAN: HAND SOLO
director: Sam Bailey
director of photography: Ben Westaway
music: Marika Hackman
United Kingdom 2019, 3’52”

A much needed anthem to female masturbation. The film explores the overwhelmingly phallic environment of architecture, teasing out the yonic shapes within it.

MILD MINDS: WALLS (FT. BOATS)
director: Colin Read
director of photography: Andrew Maso
music: Mild Minds
USA 2020, 4’15”

A story about migration, displacement, and family separation, shown through scenes stitched together with surreal, animated walls.

OH SEES: GHOLÜ
director: Leo Nicholson
music: Oh Sees
United Kingdom 2019, 1’59”

A day in the life of a complicated cannibal.

PINK NOISE: TOO HOT
director: Kim Chapiron
director of photography: Benoit Soler
music: Pink Noise
France 2019, 4’36”

A mesmerizing electronic track, with a slight takeoff that flirt with acid, techno and dance hall. In the music video, we meet the models Tina Kunakey and Molly Constable and a bunch of toads at a strange party. Between green and purple neon lights, hypnotic dancing and tongue biting, we don’t know what to think. In this dark version of Snow White, don’t count on Prince Charming anymore.

RAVEN: CASS & LEX
director: Phillip Kaminiak
director of photography: Phillip Kaminiak
music: Raven
Germany 2020, 4’47”

Phillip Kaminiak embarks on a personal project where he attempts to deal with his previous relationships by training a lens on real-life couple Cassandre Clerc and Johannes Lex. By documenting their lives and translating their relationship into Dance, “CASS & LEX” tells a poem about the beauty and the horror of love.

ROSALÍA & TRAVIS SCOTT: TKN
director: Nicolás Méndez
director of photography: Stuart Winecoff
music: ROSALÍA & Travis Scott
USA, Spain 2020, 2’54”

Nicolás Méndez aka CANADA directs the Spanish singer and Houston rapper in the music video for their new track ‘TKN’, starring the duo backed by an unruly wolfpack of children.

S+C+A+R+R: REST OF MY DAYS
director: Jack Antoine Charlot
director of photography: Mehdi Alavi
music: S+C+A+R+R
France 2020, 3’54”

An intoxicating music and a sequence shot to dance to, unplug and get away from it all! Plunge yourself in full immersion into this timeless universe, let yourself be carried away by the electro-hypnotic dance steps of this captivating character and this bewitching heady sound.

THOM YORKE: LAST I HEARD…
directors: Art Camp & Saad Moosajee
music: Thom Yorke
USA 2019, 5′

Music video for the song “Last I Heard (…He Was Circling The Drain)” by Thom Yorke from the album “ANIMA”.

TOMMY CASH: SDUBID
directors: Tommy Cash, Anna Himma
director of photography: Ants Martin Vahur
music: Tommy Cash
Estonia 2019, 2’08”

Tommy Cash blithely unravels the stupidity of our times through the ethereal beauty and aesthetics of the19th century.

URIAS: DIABA
director: Joao Monteiro
director of photography: Daniel Belinky
music: Urias, Hodari, Gorky, Maffalda, Zebu
Brazil 2019, 3’33”

“Your law made me illegal. They called me dirty, crazy and without morals. They will have to swallow me for good or ill. Now that I have reached world scale. Razor under the tongue, I’m ready for a fight. Razor under the tongue.”