Directors Library (2019)

MTV VMA 2019 (Craft Categories) Nominations

MTV have announced the nominations for the 2019 Video Music Awards. Watch the all of the music videos below that have been nominated in craft categories:

 

Video of the Year – MTV VMA 2019


 

a lot – 21 Savage // J. Cole

Directed by Aisultan Seitov →

 

 

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

thank u, next – Ariana Grande

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Sucker – Jonas Brothers

Directed by Anthony Mandler →

 

 

Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

Directed by Calmatic →

 

 

You Need to Calm Down – Taylor Swift

Directed by Drew Kirsch → & Taylor Swift

 

 

 

Video for Good – MTV VMA 2019


 

Nightmare – Halsey

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Land of the Free – The Killers

Directed by Spike Lee →

 

 

Runaway Train – Jamie N Commons / Skylar Grey // Gallant

Directed by Jake Scott →

 

 

Preach – John Legend

Directed by Dominique DeLeon →

 

 

Earth – Lil Dicky

Directed by Nigel Tierney // Federico Heller →

 

 

Best Direction – MTV VMA 2019


 

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

Cellophane – FKA twigs

Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang →

 

 

thank you, next – Ariana Grande

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X // Billy Ray Cyrus

Directed by Calmatic →​

 

 

No New Friends – LSD // Labrinth // Sia // Diplo

Directed by Dano Cerny​ →

 

 

You Need to Calm Down – Taylor Swift

Directed by Drew Kirsch → & Taylor Swift

 

 

Best Visual Effects – MTV VMA 2019


 

when the party’s over – Billie Eilish

Visual Effects by Ryan Ross, Andres Jaramillo

Directed by Carlos López Estrada →

 

 

Cellophane – FKA twigs

Visual Effects by Matt Chandler, Fabio Zaveti for Analog

Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang →

 

 

God is a Woman – Ariana Grande

Visual Effects by Fabrice Lagayette, Kristina Prilukova & Rebecca Rice for Mathematic

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

Just Us – DJ Khaled // SZA

Visual Effects by Sergii Mashevskyi​

Directed by Joseph Kahn →

 

 

No New Friends – LSD // Labrinth // Sia // Diplo

Visual Effects by Ethan Chancer​

Directed by Dano Cerny →​

 

 

ME! – Taylor Swift // Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco

Visual Effects by Loris Paillier & Lucas Salton for BUF VFX​

Directed by Dave Meyers → & Taylor Swift

 

 

Best Editing – MTV VMA 2019


 

Tints – Anderson .Paak // Kendrick Lamar

Editing by Elias Talbot

Directed by Colin Tilley →

 

 

Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X // Billy Ray Cyrus

Editing by Calmatic​

Directed by Calmatic →

 

 

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish

Editing by Billie Eilish

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

7 Rings – Ariana Grande

Editing by Hannah Lux Davis & Taylor Walsh

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Almeda – Solange

Editing by Solange Knowles, Vinnie Hobbs, Jonathon Proctor

Directed by Solange Knowles

 


You Need to Calm Down – Taylor Swift

Editing by Jarrett Fijal​

Directed by Drew Kirsch → & Taylor Swift

 

 

Best Art Direction – MTV VMA 2019


 

Boy With Luv – BTS // Halsey

Art Direction by JinSil Park, BoNa Kim (MU:E)

Directed by YongSeok Choi (Lumpens →)

 

 

7 Rings – Ariana Grande

Art Direction by John Richoux​

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Old Town Road (Remix) – Lil Nas X // Billy Ray Cyrus

Art Direction by Itaru Dela Vegas

Directed by Calmatic →

 

 

Señorita – Shawn Mendes // Camila Cabello

Art Direction by Tatiana Van Sauter​

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

You Need to Calm Down – Taylor Swift

Art Direction by Brittany Porter

Directed by Drew Kirsch → & Taylor Swift

 

 

I Love It – Kanye West / Lil’ Pump // Adele Givens

Art Direction by Tino Schaedler​

Directed by Kanye West & Amanda Adelson

 

 

Best Choreography – MTV VMA 2019


 

Cellophane – FKA twigs

Choreography by Kelly Yvonne

Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang →

 

 

Con Altura – ROSALÍA / J Balvin // El Guincho

Choreography by Charm La’Donna​

Directed by Director X →

 

 

No New Friends – LSD // Labrinth // Sia // Diplo

Choreography by Ryan Heffington​

Directed by Dano Cerny →​

 

 

Señorita – Shawn Mendes // Camila Cabello

Choreography by Calvit Hodge, Sara Biv

Directed by Dave Meyers →

 

 

Almeda – Solange

Choreography by Maya Taylor, Solange Knowles

Directed by Solange Knowles

 

 

Boy With Luv – BTS // Halsey

Choreography by Rie Hata​

Directed by YongSeok Choi (Lumpens →)

 

 

Best Cinematography – MTV VMA 2019


 

Tints – Anderson .Paak // Kendrick Lamar

Cinematography by Elias Talbot

Directed by Colin Tilley →

 

 

hostage – Billie Eilish

Cinematography by Pau Castejon

Directed by Henry Scholfield →

 

 

thank you, next – Ariana Grande

Cinematography by Christopher Probst​

Directed by Hannah Lux Davis →

 

 

Señorita – Shawn Mendes // Camila Cabello

Cinematography by Scott Cunningham

Directed by Dave Meyers → 

 

 

Almeda – Solange

Cinematography by Chayse Irvin, Ryan Marie Helfant, Justin Hamilton

Directed by Solange Knowles

 

 

ME! – Taylor Swift // Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco

Cinematography by Starr Whitesides
Directed by Dave Meyers → & Taylor Swift

 

 

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