Ask me no questions, I’ll tell you no lie, welcome to the month of July!
The margins continue to get narrower in our TikiKiti judge jams. In the latest round of tabulations we came up with a three-way tie for fourth place, which means this is another Bonus Content post! Six videos! Can you believe it? Keep feeling fascination, everybody!
1. Director: TheArtElaquare
Artist: Marina & The Diamonds
Song: “Teen Idle”
Is that cat real? We’d be lion if we said we were unimpressed by the presence of the King of Beasts. Photoshop or Rent-A-Critter? In addition to Simba, the judges were fairly floored by the seamless editing and sumptuous visual choices.
2. Producer: Smith Video Productions
Song: “Weight In Gold”
Powerhouse choreography and nimble camerawork are all you need to make a statement. Dancer Chaos Omnivox has enough power to light up a small country.
3. Producer: Anders Overgaard
Artist: Alan Walker
Love is a silly game… Until it isn’t. A surprisingly enjoyable romantic drama deftly rendered.
4. Producer: Ilker Toy
Song: “Down To The Cellar”
There’s definitely a vibrant international flavor this month, and Turkish scenarist Ilker Toy has no problem imagining a world of possibilities.
4. Producer: The Gurung Group
Song: “Know This Time”
Genuine poignancy is hard to pull off, but the Gurung Family (siblings?) makes it look easy in an artfully moving short from Nepal.
4. Producer: Silens Films/Oshin
Identity and familial conflict are prevalent themes in Unofficial Music Videos from anywhere on the planet. Figuring out how and where to put your best foot forward can take time.
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