The 10 Best Music Videos Directed By Famous Modern Filmmakers
Music video directing is the vehicle that many of our current generation of filmmakers rode before attaining their status as accomplished film directors. 80’s MTV glamorized music videos in what became a sort of renaissance for those interested in creating artistic videos in a short, musical form.
Its influence can’t be measured in the manner it propelled so many directors to the public eye. Many started expressing their idiosyncratic ways through this medium, honing their individual techniques and coming up with new, inventive methods of editing and synching audio and video.
This is a top 10 list and analysis of some of the most striking music videos of the past two decades.