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
 
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     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.                 Youth of a Nation     Paul Fedor/Notorious
 
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SOURCE Music Video Production Association

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