The landmark 50th edition of BUG's regular round-up of global music video creativity at the BFI Southbank in London demanded a very special guest. And there was one - none other than Steve Barron, who helped invent the music video as we know it.
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Some of the most groundbreaking, creative and entertaining music videos of the past few months were shown at the last new BUG show of 2015. There was also a mini-catchup of winners at the UK Music Videos Awards that somehow evaded screening at previous shows this year.
BUG 48 came and went, leaving us with another round-up of great music video creativity, throught this neatly curated playlist, just for you.
We had some action-packed videos this month, with the thriller for The Chemical Brothers' Sometimes I Feel So Deserted by Ninian Doff, car crashes in Data's Don't Sing and in Robin Shulz's Sugar.
The latest and 47th all-new BUG show - and the one to set BUG going into its ninth year of operation – had great videos, great guests, and had Adam Buxton wondering why the YouTube community had taken against Michel Gondry's video for Chemical Brothers' Go.
BUG's first show of 2015, on March 5th and 6th at the BFI Southbank in London, saw the return of Adam Buxton as host extraordinaire, with his distinctive observations about the selected videos - and the return of the much-loved YouTube comments section.
Work by a fantastic line-up of directors, and a great guest director, graced BUG 45, the latest showcase of music video creativity on the big screen, held on Thursday December 4th at the BFI Southbank in London, and hosted by the irrepressible Alex Horne.
Some of the best directors making music videos had their work featured at BUG 44 on September 12th – including Hiro Murai, Martin de Thurah, Nabil, Daniel Wolfe and Sophie Muller - in the show hosted at the BFI Southbank by the wonderfully witty Mark Watson.
BUG returned to the BFI Southbank on Thursday July 17th with a midsummer round-up of the latest music video creativity, hosted by super-talented actor and stand-up comedian Sara Pascoe.
BUG returned to the BFI Southbank in London on April 24th with a couple of landmark shows and a brand new guest host.
The first BUG show of 2014 came right at the end of February – and it was also the first to be presented by special guest host Ben Bailey Smith, aka Doc Brown – above with the special guest at BUG 41, Josh Cole.