MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography
Awarded for cinematography
Country United States
Presented by MTV
First awarded 1984
Last awarded 2018
Website VMA website

The MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography is a craft award given to both the artist as well as the cinematographer/director of photography of the music video. From 1984 to 2006, the award's full name was Best Cinematography in a Video. After a brief absence in 2007, the category acquired its current, shortened name in 2008.

The biggest winner is Harris Savides with three wins. Pascal Lebègue, Daniel Pearl, and Mark Plummer follow closely behind with two wins each. The most nominated editor is Daniel Pearl with nine nominations. Followed by Martin Coppen with six nominations. The performers whose videos have won the most awards are Madonna and Beyoncé. Madonna's videos have received the most nominations with ten. Ryan Lewis is also the only performer to have won a Moonman in this category for his work as a director of photography on the video for "Can't Hold Us" in 2013. Jared Leto ("Hurricane") is the only other performer to have been nominated for his work in this category.

Recipients[edit]

Year Winner(s) Work Performer(s) Nominees Ref.
1984 Daniel Pearl "Every Breath You Take" The Police

[1]
1985 Pascal Lebègue "The Boys of Summer" Don Henley

[2]
1986 Oliver Stapleton "The Sun Always Shines on T.V." a-ha

[3]
1987 Mark Plummer "C'est La Vie" Robbie Nevil

[4]
1988 Bill Pope "We'll Be Together" Sting

[5]
1989 Mark Plummer "Express Yourself" Madonna

[6]
1990 Pascal Lebègue "Vogue" Madonna

[7]
1991 Rolf Kestermann "Wicked Game (Concept)" Chris Isaak

[8]
1992 Mike Southon and Daniel Pearl "November Rain" Guns N' Roses

[9]
1993 Harris Savides "Rain" Madonna

[10]
1994 Harris Savides "Everybody Hurts" R.E.M.

[11]
1995 Garry Waller and Mike Trim "Love Is Strong" The Rolling Stones

[12]
1996 Declan Quinn "Tonight, Tonight" The Smashing Pumpkins

[13]
1997 Stephen Keith-Roach "Virtual Insanity" Jamiroquai

[14]
1998 Harris Savides "Criminal" Fiona Apple

[15]
1999 Martin Coppen "The Dope Show" Marilyn Manson

[16]
2000 Jeff Cronenweth "Do Something" Macy Gray

[17]
2001 Lance Acord "Weapon of Choice" Fatboy Slim

[18]
2002 Brad Rushing "We Are All Made of Stars" Moby

[19]
2003 Jean-Yves Escoffier "Hurt" Johnny Cash

[20]
2004 Joaquín Baca-Asay "99 Problems" Jay-Z

[21]
2005 Samuel Bayer "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" Green Day

[22]
2006 Robbie Ryan "You're Beautiful" James Blunt

[23]
2007
2008 Wyatt Troll "Conquest" The White Stripes

[24]
2009 Jonathan Sela "21 Guns" Green Day

[25]
2010 John Perez "Empire State of Mind" Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

[26]
2011 Tom Townend "Rolling in the Deep" Adele

[27]
2012 André Chemetoff "Bad Girls" M.I.A.

[28]
2013 Ryan Lewis, Jason Koenig and Mego Lin "Can't Hold Us" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (featuring Ray Dalton)

[29]
2014 Darren Lew and Jackson Hunt "Pretty Hurts" Beyoncé

[30]
2015 Larkin Seiple "Never Catch Me" Flying Lotus (featuring Kendrick Lamar)

[31]
2016 Malik Sayeed "Formation" Beyoncé

2017 Scott Cunningham "HUMBLE." Kendrick Lamar

2018 Benoît Debie "Apeshit" The Carters

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1984". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1985". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1986". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1987". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  5. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1988". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  6. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1989". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  7. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1990". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  8. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1991". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  9. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1992". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  10. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1993". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  11. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1994". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  12. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1995". MTV. Archived from the original on May 10, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  13. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1996". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  14. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1997". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  15. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1998". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  16. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 1999". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  17. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2000". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  18. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2001". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  19. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2002". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  20. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2003". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  21. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2004". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  22. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2005". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  23. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2006". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  24. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2008". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  25. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2009". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  26. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2010". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  27. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2011". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  28. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2012". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  29. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2013". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  30. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2014". MTV. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  31. ^ "MTV Video Music Awards 2015". MTV. Retrieved July 26, 2016.