The Music Video Production Association Announces This Year's Nominees For the 11th Annual MVPA Awards
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Music Video Production Association (MVPA) is proud to reveal the nominees for the 11th Annual MVPA Awards, to recognize and honor the exceptional talent in various categories of music video production. Winners will be determined by the distinguished MVPA membership with a gala ceremony to take place at Hollywood's new home to the Academy Awards(R), the grand ballroom at the Kodak Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard on May 22, 2002. Doors will open at 6:00 PM, with the ceremony to begin at 7:30 PM. The prestigious annual MVPA Award Show is the only awards forum within the industry of music video production that recognizes the technical and creative artisans of the industry. The MVPA was created to recognize music video as an artform, ensuring that the industry maintains a high standard of professionalism and artistic excellence by honoring its visionaries through a selective panel of industry members. The nominees are selected and judged by their peers, who review hundreds of videos submitted for consideration. This year will mark the 11th Anniversary for the MVPA Annual Music Video Awards, and it is the hope of the organization to establish further exposure and awareness of the event and the exceptional creative forces within the industry. Key sponsorship for this year's event will be provided by the Eastman Kodak Company(R) with additional sponsorship provided by Brass Knuckles, Delapse, PSL Los Angeles, Universal Studios Operations Group, Matusalem Rum, Imported by SKYY Spirits LLC, Anheuser-Busch, and Ciao Bella Gelato Company. The information for the 2002 Awards is: Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2002 Time: 6:00 PM Doors Open & Cash Bar 7:30 PM Awards Presentation Location: Kodak Theatre, located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA After Party Location: The Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA For Further Information Regarding Media Coverage, Please Contact: PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION Jennifer Gross/Eileen Colavita 323-658-8700 Phone 323-658-8750 Fax Prelations@aol.com E-mail 2002 MVPA Awards Nominees All nominations were determined by current MVPA members, after screening all videos in each particular category. In cases where there are six nominees listed, it is due to a tie in voting. Ballots will be mailed to the MVPA membership on April 8, 2002. Award winners will be announced May 22 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. Adult Contemporary Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. David Gray Please Forgive Me David Kellogg/Anonymous Content Jewel Standing Still Darren Grant/Palomar Pictures R.E.M. Imitation of Life Garth Jennings/Anonymous Content Sugar Ray When It's Over McG/A Band Apart System of a Down Chop Suey Marcos Siega/Palomar Pictures Hip-Hop Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Bell Biv Devoe Da Hot Sh*t The Brothers Strause/Clever Films Busta Rhymes f. Kelis What It Is Hype Williams/Instinct/Sweet Pea De La Soul Baby Phat Darren Grant/Palomar Pictures G-Dep Let's Get It LITTLE x/Mars Media Jurassic 5 The Influence Marcos Siega/Palomar Pictures Ludacris Roll Out Jeremy Rall/Propaganda Films R & B Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Alicia Keys Fallin' Chris Robinson/Squeak Pictures Artists Against AIDS What's Going On Jake Scott & Malik Sayeed/Black Dog India.Arie Video Terry Heller/Clever Films Janet Jackson Someone To Call Francis Lawrence/DNA, Inc. My Lover Mary J. Blige No More Drama Sanji/Believe Media Rap Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Afroman Because I Got High Cousin Mike/Ey Gabano DMX Who We Be Joseph Kahn/SuperMega Jay Z Guilty Until Paul Hunter/Mars Media Proven Innocent Knocturnal f. Missy The Knoc Jeff Richter/Geronimo Films Elliot P. Diddy Bad Boy For Life Chris Robinson/Squeak Pictures Trick Daddy I'm A Thug Nick Quested/Dept. of Film Electronic Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Air Radio #1 Alex & Martin/Partizan Basement Jaxx Where's Your Traktor/Partizan Head At? Chemical Brothers Star Guitar Michel Gondry/Partizan Money Mark Information Logan/Logan Contraband The Crystal Method Murder Marcos Siega/Palomar Pictures Alternative Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Badly Drawn Boy Spitting in the Wind Garth Jennings/Anonymous Content Perry Farrell Song Yet To Be Sung Andrea Giacobbe/Anonymous Content Radiohead Knives Out Michel Gondry/Partizan Tori Amos Strange Little Girl David Slade/Bullet Weezer Hash Pipe Marcos Siega/Palomar Pictures Soundtrack Artist Song Title/Movie Director/Production Co. Marilyn Manson Tainted Love/Not Philip G. Atwell/Geronimo Another Teen Movie Mya, Pink,C. Aguilera, Lady Marmalade/ Paul Hunter/Mars Media Lil Kim Moulin Rouge Robbie Williams We Are the Evan Bernard/Production Champions/A Knight's League of America Tale Rufus Wainwright Across the Universe/ Len Wiseman/Public Works I Am Sam U2 Elevation/ Joseph Kahn/SuperMega Tomb Raider Direction of a Male Artist Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal Marc Klasfeld/Rockhard Films Andrew W.K. She is Beautiful Alexander Kosta/Palomar Pictures Craig David Fill Me In Darren Grant/A Band Apart David Gray Please Forgive Me David Kellogg/Anonymous Content DMX Who We Be Joseph Kahn/SuperMega Direction of a Female Artist Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Britney Spears I'm a Slave 4 U Francis Lawrence/DNA, Inc. India.Arie Ready For Love Sanaa Hamri/Anonymous Content Jewel Standing Still Darren Grant/Palomar Pictures Kittie What I Always Wanted Thomas Mignone/Doom, Inc. Mary J. Blige No More Drama Sanji/Believe Media Pop Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Elton John This Train Don't David LaChapelle/Venus Stop There Anymore Jamiroquai Little L Stephane Sednaoui/ Anonymous Content N Sync Pop Wayne Isham/A Band Apart Nelly Furtado Turn Off The Light Sophie Muller/Oil Factory, Inc. U2 Stuck in a Moment Joseph Kahn/SuperMega Rock Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Boy Hits Car Man Without Skin Shawn Foster/Palomar Pictures Mick Jagger God Gave Me Mark Romanek/Anonymous Everything I Want Content Mushroom Head Solitaire Unraveling Dean Karr/The Mine P.O.D. Alive Francis Lawrence/DNA, Inc. The Strokes Last Night Roman Coppola/The Director's Bureau Country Artist Song Title Director/Production Co. Alison Krauss Let Me Touch You Rocky Schenck/DNA, Inc. For Awhile Cross Canadian Ragweed Look At Me Darren Cameron/Ramming Speed Martina McBride Blessed Robert Deaton & George Flanigen IV Robert Earl Keen Merry Christmas David McClister/Studio from the Family Productions Willie Nelson/ Mendocino County Mark Seliger/Little Minx Lee Ann Womack Line Director of the Year Director/Prod. Co. Artist Song Title Michel Gondry White Stripes Fell In Love With A Girl Partizan Chemical Brothers Star Guitar Radiohead Knives Out Phil Harder Remy Zero Save Me A Band Apart/ Incubus Wish You Were Here Harder-Fuller Matchbox 20 Mad Season Joseph Kahn U2 Elevation SuperMega Films Enrique Iglesias Hero DMX Who We Be Marc Klasfeld Alien Ant Farm Smooth Criminal Rockhard Films Sum 41 Fat Lip Nelly Ride Wit Me Francis Lawrence P.O.D. Alive DNA, Inc. Aerosmith Jaded Janet Jackson w/ Son of a Gun Missy Elliot Marcos Siega The Crystal Method Murder Palomar Pictures Weezer Hash Pipe System of a Down Chop Suey Editing Artist Song Title Editor Bel Biv Devoe Da Hot Sh*t Jeffrey Doe/Brass Knuckles David Gray Please Forgive Me Hal Honigsberg/Chrome DMX Who We Be Life Garland/Superior Assembly Staind For You Mario Mares/The Cutting Room Sugar Ray Answer The Phone Chris Hafner/Brass Knuckles Art Direction Artist Song Title Production Designer Aerosmith Jaded Laura Fox Elton John This Train Don't Kirsten Vallow Stop There Anymore Mushroom Head Solitaire Unraveling Jeremy Reed Radiohead Knives Out Pierre Pell Tenacious D Wonderboy K.K. Barrett Colorist/Telecine Artist Song Title Colorist/Company Aaliyah Rock The Boat Jon Merrifield/Fence Post Britney Spears I'm Not A Girl, Jais Lamaire/Bobine Not Yet A Woman Incubus Wish You Were Here Beau Leon/Riot Britney Spears I'm A Slave 4 U Dave Hussey/Company 3 Tori Amos Strange Little Girl Jean Clement Soret/Moving Picture Cinematography Artist Song Title Cinematographer Bad Religion Sorrow Joseph Labisi Elton John This Train Don't Pierre Rouger Stop There Anymore Janet Jackson f/ Son of A Gun Thomas Kloss Missy Elliot Matchbox 20 Mad Season Matty Libatique Mick Jagger God Gave Me Jeff Cutter Everything I Want Special Effects Artist Song Title Special Effects Basement Jaxx Where's Your Jean-Clement Soret/Moving Head At? Picture Destiny's Child Survivor Base 2 Studios Limp Bizkit Boiler Asylum R.E.M. Imitation of Life VTR/Wes Tool Schism Pixel Envy The White Stripes Fell In Love Mikros & Duran/Sebastian Fau With A Girl Choreography Artist Song Title Choreographer Janet Jackson All For You Shawnette Heard, Marty Kudelka, Roger Lee Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Michael Rooney Out Of My Head Macy Gray Sexual Revolution Fatima Robinson Missy Elliot Get Ur Freak On Hi-Hat N Sync Pop Wade Robson Styling Artist Song Title Stylist Alien Ant Farm Movies Scott Free Blink 182 First Date Cliff Hoppus/Kellie Davis Destiny's Child Bootylicious Tina Knowles Elton John This Train Don't Jeffrey Kurland Stop There Anymore Mya, Pink,C. Aguilera, Lady Marmalade Tricia Summerville Lil Kim Hair Artist Song Title Hair Stylist Alicia Keys Fallin' Alise Lissimore Blink 182 First Date Trudy Edgerton Ball Elton John This Train Don't Barbara Lorenz Stop There Anymore Janet Jackson Someone To Call Janet Zeitoun-Carter My Lover Willa Ford Did Ya Adir Abergai Understand That Make-Up Arist Song Title Make-Up Artist Aerosmith Sunshine Melissa Rogers Alien Ant Farm Movies Jeff Judd Britney Spears I'm Not A Girl, Fran Cooper Not Yet A Woman Elton John This Train Don't Sharon Gault Stop There Anymore Janet Jackson/ Son of A Gun Fran Cooper (Janet) Missy Elliot Billy B (Missy) Direction of a New Artist Arist Song Title Director/Production Co. Craig David Fill Me In Darren Grant/A Band Apart Knocturnal f. The Knoc Jeff Richter/Geronimo Films Missy Elliot Nikka Costa Like A Feather Paul Hunter/HSI Productions System of a Down Chop Suey Marcos Siega/Palomar Pictures Tenacious D Wonderboy Spike Jonze/Satellite Films JURY AWARDED CATEGORIES: International David Gray Sail Away Studio / Big TV Dirty Vegas Days Go By Rock Fight / Blue Source Faithless We Come One Oil Factory / Dom & Nic Fatboy Slim Ya Mamma Partizan / Traktor Leonard Cohen My Secret Life Revolver Film Co/Floria Sigismondi Best Video Produced Under $25,000 Bad Religion Sorrow boo! / Mindfield Dylan Hicks City Lights Revolver Film Co/Benno Nelson Jimmy Eat World Bleed American Rio Bravo/Ross Richardson Money Mark Information Logan/Logan Contraband Tahiti 80 Love From Rock Fight/Duffy Calligan Outer Space Will.I.Am I Am Palomar/Marcos Siega Directorial Debut Basement Jaxx Where's Your Head At Traktor/Partizan Money Mark Information Logan/Logan Contraband Ours Sometimes SPINE Pennywise F*ck Authority Glen Bennett/Original Film P.O.D. 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