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Music Video

“Crisis”: visualizing the world we live in the album #NOISE

Kevin J. Hatton’s “Crisis” is in the camp that pictures can be worth more than words. Combining news footage, animation, and psychedelic editing, this music video reminds us that trouble is waiting for us just around the corner. The music is from —featuring VCO-VCF album #NOISE.

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“New York City”: a dazzling music video featuring Joey Ramone & 100+ other performers

Greg Jardin’s special-effects rich music video—”New York City”—makes the case that mobile moviemaking has no limits other than the moviemakers imagination.

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“Gasoline and Matches”: an animated performance by LeAnn Rimes

In this live action/animation music video—starring LeAnn Rimes, Rob Thomas, and Jeff Beck—all the footage was shot using an iPhone. 

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“Julie Drinks”: a music video introducing Willodean

“Julie Drinks” was directed by Renee Faia and produced by Sheri Hellard. This iPhone 5 video showcases the founders of Cheap Lullaby Records Eric Holden and Randy Wooten in their new band, Willodean. Here, they’re joined  by singer Dan Barrett from the Austin roots band Porterdavis. Renee is a musician as well as a director. You can see her performing…

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Why you should enter video contests!

These days, you don’t have to trek to Madison Avenue to be a Mad Man.  As it has done with so many genres, the Internet has democratized commercials. Now indie moviemakers can earn cash creating video ads. But there’s more to it than money. According to Justin Johnson, founder of Online Video Contests (OVC), entering contests is…

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“Fools Parade”: a psychedelic music video

Jeffrey Turboff earns his bread and butter working nights, editing for ABC News’ Nightline—but he’s also got a passion for creative indie projects such as the dazzling music video “Fools Parade,” which he directed for the band Trumpeter Swan. Although our policy is to keep articles to just a few hundred words, Jeffrey’s description of…

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