The Grammys aren’t just about the sounds, but the sights as well. Last night, movies like “The Dark Knight,” “The Muppets” and “The Hunger Games” earned 55th Grammy Awards nods for their scores and soundtracks. Some songs are their own soundtracks: Check out which videos scored nominations for Best Short Form Music Video and watch the clips below. There’s also some information on Long Form Music Video you should know, plus trailers from each film.
Here are the five nominees for short form:
Foster the People, “Houdini”
Daniels, video directors; Gaetano Crupi, video producer
Watch the Throne, “No Church in the Wild”
Romain Gervais, video director; Mourad Belkeddan, video producer
M.I.A., “Bad Girls”
Romain Gavras, video director; Romain Gavras, video producer
Rihanna, “We Found Love” feat. Calvin Harris
Melina Matsoukas, video director; Juliette Larthe & Ben Sullivan, video producers
Woodkid, “Run Boy Run”
Yoann Lemoine, video director; Roman Pichon, video producer
Here are the nominees for Best Long Form Music Video:
Big Easy Express
Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros & Old Crow Medicine Show
Emmett Malloy, video director; Bryan Ling, Mike Luba & Tim Lynch, video producers
You can watch this road doc on DVD and through instant download and maybe even vote for it to come through your town. You know, like a train.
Bring Me Home – Live 2011
Sophie Muller, video director; Roger Davies, Grant Jue & Sophie Muller, video producers
Concert doc available on CD/DVD.
Radio Music Society
Pilar Sanz, video director; Esperanza Spalding, video producer
Making-of out now on CD/DVD.
Tegan & Sara
Salazar, video director; Nick Blasko, Piers Henwood, Sara Quin & Tegan Quin, video producers
This tour, interview and live album is now available through Netflix.
From The Sky Down
Davis Guggenheim, video director; Belisa Balaban, Brian Celler, Davis Guggenheim & Ted Skillman, video producers
The band doc on making “Achtung Baby” can be purchased on DVD.