Short of the Week

Music Video

Music Video about Love in Live-Action
Matt Larson & Zack Spiger / 11 min / 2014

A divided young couple desperately try to find a way back to each other in this multi-track music video for Parisian artist Talisco [NSFW].

Music Video about Nothing in Live-Action
Ilya Naishuller / 4 min / Russia / 2013

An office escape turns into first-person action insanity in this music video from Russian punk rock band, Biting Elbows

Music Video about Identity in Animation
Dash Shaw / 7 min / USA / 2013

A music video film, part of Sigur Ros’ celebrated “Valtari Mystery Film Experiment”, “Seraph” depicts a boy’s travails through life as he struggles to understand himself. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Music Video about Beauty in Live-Action
Khalil Joseph / 4 min / USA / 2013

A promo for electronic artist Flying Lotus, the impressionistic vision of rising star Khalil Joseph is displayed in this short, dreamlike trip through a Los Angeles project. A Sundance 2013 short film.

Music Video about Crime in Live-Action
Daniel Wolfe / 8 min / UK / 2012

French band The Shoes and promo director Daniel Wolfe appear to have come up with a surefire formula for music video success with their latest collaboration Time to Dance. So…

Music Video about Friendship in Live-Action
Emil Trier / 5 min / Norway / 2011

Experience nostalgia and nervous anticipation as these Norwegian girls say goodbye to the good times and anxiously await their uncertain futures at the end of the school year in this music video for Norwegian electronica artist, Torgny.

Music Video about Nature in Live-Action
Michael Ragen / 13 min / USA / 2011

A lone man traverses the desolate Alaskan wilderness in this extended music video for Portugal The Man.

Music Video about Love in Live-Action
Drew Barrymore / 11 min / USA / 2011

Drew Barrymore updates West Side Story in this MTV-produced project for buzz-band Best Coast.

Music Video about Other Worlds in Animation
Tony Comley / 4 min / UK / 2011

Galactic battle, a lone panda pilot. A trippy 8 bit inspired music video from Tony Comley.

Music Video about Other Worlds in Animation
Jason Pamment, Ari Gibson / 4 min / Australia / 2011

Incredibly rich & lyrical music video that will sweep you into another world from the Australian band, The Aubreys.

Music Video about Abuse in Live-Action
Oliver Goodrum / 6 min / UK / 2011

The lowest depths of mankind comes out in this music video about unchecked violence.

Music Video about Beauty in Live-Action
Kanye West / 34 min / USA / 2010

A swan-woman explores the perils of modern life in this stylish experimental film from hip hop artist Kanye West.

Music Video about Childhood in Interactive
Chris Milk / 10 min / USA / 2010

Take a trip down memory lane in this interactive music video that draws imagery from your own childhood experiences of suburbia.

Music Video about Revenge in Live-Action
Tomas Mankovsky / 3 min / USA / 2010

A wild duel between two backroaders in this music video for Dancing Pigeons.

Music Video about Conquest in Live-Action
Romain Gavras / 9 min / USA / 2010

Uniformed troops are rounding up red-headed kids for genocidal purposes in this stark and controversial music video for celebrated recording artist M.I.A (warning: explicit).

Music Video about Inspiration in Motion Graphics
Andy Martin / 2 min / USA / 2009

Energetic music video for the 1970s punk band Johnny 7 Combo animated entirely in newspaper and paint.

Music Video about Family in Collage Animation
Giles Timms / 2 min / USA / 2009

A young boy gets lost on an outing with his family and comes back to find decades have past.

Music Video about Love in Special FX
Chris Milk / 3 min / USA / 2009

A harsh breakup served up with a side of brutal honesty and a walking, singing heart that will have you saying, “That’s so true.”

Music Video about Other Worlds in Stop-Motion
/ 4 min / UK / 2009

Inventive music video for Coldplay featuring lead singer Chris Martin as an explorer of new worlds and realized entirely in drawn chalk animation.

Music Video about Other Worlds in Puppetry
Mitch Stratten / 4 min / South Africa / 2009

Peek into the bizarre world of South African musician, Nodern, where rabid puppets run rampant through open fields.

Music Video about Loss in Live-Action
Up the Resolution / 12 min / UK / 2009

A multi-track music video film that touches on what happens after the happy ending and the struggles of dealing with the loss that follows.

Music Video about Love in Live-Action
Kurt Nishimura / 4 min / USA / 2008

Winner of the MTVU Decemberists’ Green Screen Challenge, this short follows a young lady’s unnatural obsession with an old TV set.

Music Video about Nothing in Special FX
Pleix / 3 min / France / 2007

Magnetic and often amusing retro-futurist film of dogs flying in slow-motion to the music of artist Vitalic.