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I guess it depends if you direct really crappy music videos or really great feature films. I would say generally there's a little bit of a pejorative when you mention the phrase music video because it brings to mind 'junk'.
However, when you look at the crop of music video directors like Spike Jonze, David Fincher and Chris Cunningham, these guys are clearly great filmmakers in whatever medium ...
Was so deeply affected by Johnny Cash
's cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt", he offered (and begged) to shoot the video for free. Upon doing so, he sent the video to Trent Reznor
, lead singer of Nine Inch Nails. Reznor was in session with Zack De La Rocha
(of Rage Against the Machine fame) at the time, and they were reportedly so awestruck emotionally that they had to leave the room and recuperate, ...
Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming