A selected assortment of recent happenings.

FLORIA Awakens her Sun Goddess for THIERRY MUGLER

Post Date - [ 25.02.2014 ]

Floria Sigismondi’s latest fashion film, Alien, for French design house Thierry Mugler! The fragrance arrives on shelves March 17, but you can watch the brand campaign now.

Aloha from Hawaii! CYRCLE. and James Jean Hit Honolulu for Pow! Wow! Hawaii!

Post Date - [ 20.02.2014 ]

Fresh off painting buildings in Hong Kong, CYRCLE. jetted to Hawaii for Pow! Wow! Hawaii!, where alongside James Jean and a slew of other amazing artists, they painted the town red, green, blue, yellow, and so many non-plain colors.

PHARRELL Teases Us All With The Album Trailer for “G I R L” And It Makes Us So HAPPY!

Post Date - [ 19.02.2014 ]

Mark your calendars for March 3. Pharrell Williams’ new album “G I R L” drops, featuring “HAPPY,” which we just can’t get enough of.

Floria Sigismondi Directs a Glam Jamie Bochert for NewbarK

Post Date - [ 18.02.2014 ]

Floria Sigismondi brings her couture eye to coveted luxury brand NewbarK for their Fall 2014 fashion film. It’s semi-goth, all-so-elegant, and enviably dark in the way that only Ms. Sigismondi herself can do.

JESSE PERETZ Conquers Music Videos, TV, and GIRLS!

Post Date - [ 12.02.2014 ]

We love Jesse Peretz from his music videos for the Foo Fighters, The Roots, and Jimmy Fallon. But if you haven’t been watching GIRLS every Sunday night on HBO, you’ve been missing out big time.

DECLAN WHITEBLOOM Nominated for an ACM AWARD for “Video of the Year!”

Post Date - [ 06.02.2014 ]

The Academy of Country Music announced their nominations for the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards and our very own Declan Whitebloom was among the coveted nominees!

JAKE SCOTT wins at the Super Bowl with “PUPPY LOVE” for Budweiser

Post Date - [ 03.02.2014 ]

Black Dog Founder Jake Scott totally took it home at the Super Bowl yesterday. With over 37 million views on YouTube, “Puppy Love” was the viewers’ favorite commercial!

#TBT: REM’s “Everybody Hurts” Directed By Jake Scott

Post Date - [ 30.01.2014 ]

Remember 1992? Bill Clinton was elected President, Miley Cyrus was born, Kriss Kross wore their pants backwards, and Black Dog Films’ founder Jake Scott won a VMA for directing REM’s “Everybody Hurts.”

Steven Klein Directs KATE MOSS in SS14 Campaign for ALEXANDER MCQUEEN

Post Date - [ 29.01.2014 ]

There’s no other way to say it. Steven Klein knows his way around a camera. And we love it when he makes us feel scared and titillated at the same time.

Black Dog Heads to the GRAMMYS

Post Date - [ 23.01.2014 ]

2013 was a big year for us, and for loads of artists we’ve worked with at The Grammys this upcoming weekend. You’re probably tuning in for all of the performances. But to give you the run-down on our faves of this year (hint: they’ve all got videos made by yours truly), we pulled together these videos for you. The need-to-knows of your Grammy 2014 nominations list.

KANYE Is Ablaze On The Cover of INTERVIEW MAGAZINE Shot By Steven Klein!

Post Date - [ 21.01.2014 ]

In the intro to Steve McQueen’s interview with Kanye West he says: “Kanye West might be the most boldly talented and brazenly unpredictable pop star figure of his generation. He also might be the most embattled and divisive. But wherever there’s Kanye – and that’s increasingly everywhere – there’s bound to be fire.”

We’re Feeling All Hugs And Kisses Over Beyonce’s “XO”

Post Date - [ 17.01.2014 ]

Do you ever sit back and just daydream about taking a day trip with Beyonce to Coney Island – all the fun you’ll have, the laughter, the excitement? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.


Post Date - [ 14.01.2014 ]

In celebration of Coachella 2014, we are launching Volume 1 of Coachella from the Black Dog POV. Some of our best videos for your favorite acts on the lineup.

Black Dog Films’ EP COLEEN HAYNES’ 2013 Year In Review For Shots

Post Date - [ 13.01.2014 ]

Black Dog Films’ LA Executive Producer Coleen Haynes was interviewed for Shots Magazine’s annual feature “2013 Year in Review with…” Get our exclusive POV on the last year in music videos and our forecast for what’s ahead in the industry.

Black Dog Films BEST of 2013!

Post Date - [ 20.12.2013 ]

The year’s almost a wrap and as we’re winding down, we’re gonna take a moment to bask in the glory that was. And damned straight, it was a year to remember. A lot of Miley, Thicke, Bowie (four times!!), Britney, Rihanna, Trent Reznor, Bruce Springsteen, and oh-so-much more. Our amazing directors continue to wow us with stellar work.

SARAH CHATFIELD on the Skype Collaboration Project

Post Date - [ 17.12.2013 ]

Earlier this month, Skype launched the Skype Collaboration Project, “an online destination that focuses on the intersection between technology and creative industries.” As one of their first subjects, they chose to interview our very own BDF director Sarah Chatfield!

DAWN (dir. Rose McGowan) announced as an OFFICIAL SELECTION of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival!

Post Date - [ 10.12.2013 ]

Sundance just announced their lineup of short films for their festival this January, and our very own Dawn was selected among the prized 66.

Black Dog x CYRCLE x Art Basel

Post Date - [ 10.12.2013 ]

Art Basel Miami. We came, we saw, we watched our CYRCLE boys paint a mural that can only be described as epic overnight (in a monsoon, mind you).

Black Dog x Gaga Foundation x Art Basel

Post Date - [ 09.12.2013 ]

We packed the sunglasses and spray paint, and last week, we headed off to Miami for Art Basel 2013! On Wednesday, we partied with the best of ‘em at the Playboy Plaza Hotel, where Black Dog’s female directors represented at the Gaga Foundation Dinner Gala.


Post Date - [ 03.12.2013 ]

Our own Steven Klein’s shot Lady Gaga and Marilyn Manson for the cover of the Winter 2013 Candy Magazine. The magazine, labeled the first showcasing transversal culture, is known for donning its cover stars up in drag.

Black Friday + Record Store Day = Hold Your Hats, we’re bolting for Amoeba!

Post Date - [ 29.11.2013 ]

We’re not ones for midnight runs to outlet malls or camping out til 4AM for a department store to open. But we can get behind “Back to Black Friday.” The aim is to support your nearby neighborhood record haunt, and stock up on some limited edition vinyl.


Post Date - [ 27.11.2013 ]

Our boys over at CYRCLE. launched a limited edition run of a new series “Sometimes You’re A Cowboy”/“Sometimes You’re an Indian” and if we do say so ourselves, the prints look downright sensational.


Post Date - [ 13.11.2013 ]

Barnaby Roper releases his first music video under the Black Dog banner with the premiere of David Bowie’s “Love is Lost.” The track is an epic 10-minute remix by LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy from the expanded three-disc…


Post Date - [ 11.11.2013 ]

Last night Europe celebrated all things music at the annual MTV EMAs in Amsterdam. It was no surprise that one out of the 3 Black Dog directors nominated in the 5 spots for 2013’s Best Video…

MILEY talks to VEVO about Making Music Video History with BLACK DOG

Post Date - [ 01.11.2013 ]

Entertainer of the Year Miley Cyrus did a series of exclusive interviews after the presentation of her #VEVOCertified Award  for the amount of time to reach 100 Million Views on VEVO – a record she demolished twice with Black Dog directors…

LADY GAGA Unveils ‘Venus’ Album Artwork by STEVEN KLEIN

Post Date - [ 25.10.2013 ]

Lady Gaga has released three new artworks designed and shot by Steven Klein for her latest single ‘Venus’, off of her much-anticipated album release ARTPOP.  The two artists, who previously worked together when Klein directed “Alejandro”…


Post Date - [ 02.10.2013 ]

Little Minx/Black Dog Films director Ben Mor helms the return of vintage Britney Spears – sexy, edgy and fiercer than ever with the dazzling visuals for “Work Bitch.”  Last week, the pop star teased a 10-second…

Attention, LOS ANGELES! The Completed CYRCLE x WOODKID Mural is EPIC

Post Date - [ 27.09.2013 ]

Black Dog artists CYRCLE have raised the bar for Los Angeles street art with the completion of their epic Woodkid-inspired mural. The collaborative piece is inspired by the story behind the music of fellow artist Woodkid,…

DECLAN WHITEBLOOM + SKYLAR GREY Get Ridiculously Lucky with DAFT PUNK Cover Video

Post Date - [ 27.09.2013 ]

  Declan Whitebloom takes the title of Daft Punk anthem literally in the video for Skylar Grey’s cover version of “Get Lucky.” Skylar’s rendition of the hit is the first in the VEVO’s new “Nissan Tracks”…

STEVEN KLEIN and MADONNA Launch Art For Freedom Initiative with 17-Minute Film SECRETPROJECTREVOLUTION

Post Date - [ 27.09.2013 ]

Steven Klein and Madonna have unleashed secretprojectrevolution, a 17-minute film noir video launching the new global initiative, Art For Freedom. Created by Madonna and curated by VICE, Art For Freedom was conceived to encourage the world…

MILEY Celebrates 150 Million Views of “WRECKING BALL” with TERRY RICHARDSON’s DIRECTOR’s CUT

Post Date - [ 25.09.2013 ]

Miley Cyrus and director Terry Richardson have finally unleashed the Director’s Cut of “Wrecking Ball” as a thank you to Miley’s fans for helping her make video history and demolish the VEVO record – previously held…

FLORIA SIGISMONDI + LAWRENCE ROTHMAN’s Chilling “#1 ALL TIME LOW” Premieres on Huffington Post!

Post Date - [ 17.09.2013 ]

Black Dog director Floria Sigismondi unleashes the grisly visuals for “#1 All Time Low,” the second single from musical artist Lawrence Rothman released on Floria’s signature imprint, Mamaroma Records. You’ve already seen the sort of haunting…


Post Date - [ 17.09.2013 ]

Black Dog helps Miley Cyrus break her OWN previously-set record for fastest-ever Certified music video on VEVO!  The original VEVO record was set by her controversial “We Can’t Stop” clip with our own Diane Martel, reaching…


Post Date - [ 27.08.2013 ]

Congratulations are in order – again – for Black Dog’s Floria Sigismondi, whose video for Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors” took home the coveted VIDEO OF THE YEAR award at the 30th Annual MTV VMAs in Brooklyn this past…

SAM JONES Enlists Jason Bateman and Friends for MUMFORD & SONS’ Self-Parody “Hopeless Wanderer”

Post Date - [ 06.08.2013 ]

Sam Jones enlists an all-star comedy team with Mumford & Sons’ internet-igniting music video for “Hopeless Wanderer.”  The clip opens with out-of-focus establishing shots of what we presume to be the quartet performing in a sunny…

WE CAN’T STOP Becomes Vevo’s Fastest Video to Break 100 MILLION Views EVER!

Post Date - [ 31.07.2013 ]

Diane Martel‘s much buzzed-about clip for Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” has become the fastest to reach certified status on video sharing platform Vevo. EVER. The trippy, Disney-shattering visuals broke the 100 million view mark just 37…


Post Date - [ 17.07.2013 ]

The full 2013 MTV Video Music Awards list was announced this morning – and unsurprisingly, our Black Dog directors dominate the list of nominees! Our roster clocked in with 18 nominations total, with Justin Timberlake’s striking “Mirrors”…

94 MILLION Views on YouTube and Counting….DIANE MARTEL Talks BLURRED LINES with MTV NEWS

Post Date - [ 17.07.2013 ]

Since dropping in March, Diane Martel’s risqué clip for Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” has become the viral hit of the summer – with over 94 MILLION views (and steadily climbing) on Youtube. Diane Martel talked to…

DIANE MARTEL Talks to Rolling Stone About MILEY CYRUS’ “Giant, F’-ed-up Selfie”

Post Date - [ 10.07.2013 ]

With 62 MILLION views on YouTube and counting, “We Can’t Stop” still has everyone talking about Miley Cyrus’ trippy four-day house party directed by Diane Martel.  Rolling Stone got to talk to the Black Dog director…


Post Date - [ 09.07.2013 ]

Director Sam Jones has captured the intensity of a Mumford and Sons performance with the release of an artful black and white video for the hit album’s title track “Babel.” The Black Dog Films director uses…

MILEY CYRUS is Twerking Overtime in DIANE MARTEL’s “We Can’t Stop”

Post Date - [ 19.06.2013 ]

WE CAN’T STOP…WATCHING.  Diane Martel’s video for Miley Cyrus’ summer anthem “We Can’t Stop” premiered only a few hours ago, and the internet has already dissected the wild visual opus (after scraping their jaws off the…

Jimmy Kimmel Leaks Lost “BLURRED LINES” Footage

Post Date - [ 19.06.2013 ]

We didn’t think it possible either – but there’s an extra-extra-uncut version of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” that is even hotter. In last week’s opening monologue, late night show host Jimmy Kimmel explained how his role…


Post Date - [ 17.06.2013 ]

Fresh off receiving the 2013 MVPA Awards honor of Director of the Year, Black Dog’s own Floria Sigismondi impresses us mere mortals even more, announcing the launch of her signature record label, Mamaroma.  The imprint takes…


Post Date - [ 31.05.2013 ]

We’re so excited to announce our wins at the Music Video Production Association Awards last night! The evening was incredible; we walked in with 17 MVPA Award nominations and took home 4 awards, including Best Hair for David…

BLACK DOG Directors Get 16 MVPA AWARD Nominations!

Post Date - [ 14.05.2013 ]

Congratulations to the Black Dog crew for the 16 MVPA Award Nominations! The list of 2013’s contenders was just released, and we’re so proud to have our directors nominated for the annual awards celebrating the very…

FLORIA SIGISMONDI enlists Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard for David Bowie’s Bloody Awesome Video “The Next Day”

Post Date - [ 08.05.2013 ]

The stars come out again in Floria Sigismondi’s newest video with David Bowie. “The Next Day” sees the Black Dog director staging a blood-soaked bacchanal at a brothel while a Christ-like Bowie performs on stage in…

STEVEN KLEIN Makes AICP Shortlist with Lady Gaga

Post Date - [ 03.05.2013 ]

  Congratulations to Steven Klein for making the 2013 AICP Shortlist! The Black Dog director received the accolade from AICP in the VFX category for his stunning short film with Lady Gaga.  With his trademark sleek,…

ALMA HAR’EL Wins Webby Award for Trippy Sigur Ros Video “Fjogur Piano”

Post Date - [ 02.05.2013 ]

Congratulations to Black Dog’s Alma Har’el for winning a 2013 Webby Award for her Sigur Ros music video “Fjogur Piano”!  The Webby Awards are the most prestigious honor for online media, and this year – the Webby’s…

BEN MOR Gives and Holographic Justin Bieber #thatPOWER

Post Date - [ 19.04.2013 ]

Though we still haven’t got enough Scream and Shout, Ben Mor has teamed up with once again on their latest visual collaboration for “#thatPOWER” featuring Justin Bieber.  The video, which debuted just hours ago, features…

TIM NACKASHI’s Visual Gem for Mr. Little Jeans

Post Date - [ 10.04.2013 ]

Norwegian singer Mr. Little Jeans (real name Monica Birkenes) has been steadily taking over indie airwaves with her soft vocals and hazy dream-pop. Having just premiered on Refinery29 this week, Tim Nackashi matches Mr. Little Jeans’ newest…

Too Hot for Youtube: Robin Thicke’s #BLURREDLINES by DIANE MARTEL

Post Date - [ 08.04.2013 ]

Robin Thicke is bringing the fun back to r+b.  Thanks to Black Dog’s Diane Martel, the singer’s video for “Blurred Lines” is the hot topic of nearly every gossip and entertainment blog.  After premiering on YouTube last…

FLORIA SIGISMONDI and Justin Timberlake Reflect on the Love of a Lifetime with “Mirrors”

Post Date - [ 02.04.2013 ]

Justin Timberlake enlisted Floria Sigmismondi to direct the striking new video for his newest number one hit from The 20/20 Experience, so it’s no surprise that “Mirrors” is by far the most artistic video the singer…

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