John Bollozos and Clement & Co. was commissioned to direct the official music video for Alekesam's "Summer Jams". The video -- designed to de-emphasize the importance of the artists' identity and ownership of the video -- is centered around an impending apocalypse and the idea that when faced with certain doom, our final moments -- like almost all of the moments of our lives -- are best spent with the ones we love.Film2012
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2012 SXSW MUSIC VIDEO COMPETITION & UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Official music video for New West hip-hop artist Casey Veggies. Inspired by the "Check And Double Check" game from Highlights magazine, the video for "Euphoria II" introduces viewers to a new type of viewing experience by having them spot the differences between two long takes.Directing, Film, Creative Direction2011
The first single from Grieves’ Rhymesayers debut, "Together/Apart". To properly reflect the content of the song, new footage was mixed with archival home videos to create a video where present, past and future meld into one. Premiered on Alternative Press.Film, Editing, Creative Direction2011
Music video for Southern California-based band Naive Thieves paying homage to a generation that learned about new bands through magazine articles, “Le Sheik Rhat” weaves a loose Nouvelle Vague narrative that unfolds through split screens, text and informational tidbits spread throughout.Film2012
Inspired by Richard Avedon’s seminal portrait work, the video for "Anti-Freeze" was designed to bridge the group’s underground past with the new major label phase of their careers by introducing studio techniques to locations from their previous music videos. Premiered on BET's 106 & Park.Editing, Creative Direction, Directing2011
A short teaser video for West Coast hip-hop group Pac Div's highly anticipated "Mania!" mixtape. The video was designed to introduce the refined sound of the mixtape to the Pac Div’s longtime fans while also introducing the group to a wider audience.
Director: John Henry Baliton & John Bollozos
Editor: John Bollozos
Colorist: John Henry Baliton
Typography: Brian Thomas
Production Company: Clement & Co.Film, Production, Creative Direction2011
“Sky of Love” showcases Paris Jones' willingness to take risks as he encouraged the creative freedom to produce a nontraditional music video that explores the ideas of memory and how we consume ideas of love and romance through media. Featured on MTV Brazil.Film, Creative Direction, Directing2011
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