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Chuck Berry 1926-2017

20/03/2017

Chuck Berry 1926-2017

Everything they're saying about Chuck Berry is true. He was a guitarist and songwriter of genius who is one of the most influential musical figures of the 20th century.

Here he is performing You Never Can Tell on German TV show Beat Club in 1972, probably with a bunch of guys he's just met. It's wonderful, Chuck's really enjoying himself - and the greenscreen is out of this world.

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Grant Branton 1962 - 2016

16/02/2016

Grant Branton 1962 - 2016

Grant Branton, prolific producer and first assistant director in music videos and commercials for nearly two decades, has passed away after a long battle with cancer at the age of 53.

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Darrell Cooke 1973 – 2013

28/05/2013

Darrell Cooke 1973 – 2013

It is very sad to report that Darrell Cooke, the production designer who worked prolifically in UK music video production in the Nineties and early 2000s, has passed away. Darrell died last Wednesday (22nd May) after a courageous battle against cancer. He was just 39 years old.

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Eric Watson 1955-2012

23/03/2012

Eric Watson 1955-2012

Having taken some of the most iconic photographs of the Pet Shop Boys in the first years of their career - and helped create some of the most distinctive record sleeves of the era - Eric went on to direct some of Pet Shop Boys' best-loved videos from the mid-1980s onwards.

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Peter Stenhouse 1981 - 2011

08/03/2012

Peter Stenhouse 1981 - 2011

News of the death of Peter Stenhouse, the hugely talented animator who was a member of the London-based directing team Dirty UK, has shocked his former colleagues in the music video world, who have only recently learned of his tragic death.

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