2003 Music Video Production Association Awards

The following are the nominees for the 2003 Music Video Production Assn. Awards, to be presented May 8 at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The awards are given to the video's director and production company, except for categories pertaining to specific behind-the-scenes jobs.

Adult Contemporary Video of the Year
Chris Isaak, "Let Me Down Easy." Director: Logan. Production company: Logan.
Elton John, "Original Sin." Director: David LaChapelle. Production company: Venus.
Norah Jones, "Don't Know Why." Directors: Anastasia Simone and Ian Spencer. Production company: Villains.
Shivaree, "John 2:14." Director: Floria Sigismondi. Production company: Revolver Film Co.
Bruce Springsteen, "Lonesome Day." Director: Mark Pellington. Production company: Merge at Crossroads.

Hip-Hop Video of the Year
Busta Rhymes featuring P. Diddy & Pharrell, "Pass the Courvoisier (Part II)." Director: Chris Robinson. Production company: Partizan.
Common featuring Mary J. Blige, "Come Close." Director: Sanaa Hamri. Production company: Anonymous Content.
Field Mob, "Sick of Being Lonely." Director: Jeremy Rall. Production company: Black Dog Films.
Jurassic 5, "What's Golden." Director: Logan. Production company: Logan.
Skillz, "Crew Deep." Directors: The Malloys. Production company: Black Dog Films.

R&B Video of the Year
Erykah Badu featuring Common, "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)." Director: Chris Robinson. Production company: Partizan.
Brandy, "Full Moon." Director: Hype Williams. Production company: Black Dog Films.
Blu Cantrell, "Breathe." Director: Chris Robinson. Production company: Partizan.
Heather Headley, "He Is." Director: Sanaa Hamri. Production company: Anonymous Content.
MeShell N'Degeocello featuring Redman & Tweet, "Pocketbook." Director: Liz Friedlander. Production company: DNA.

Rap Video of the Year
Eminem, "Cleaning Out My Closet." Directors: Philip Atwell and Dr. Dre. Production company: Geronimo.
Eminem, "Without Me." Director: Joseph Kahn. Production company: SuperMega.
Ludacris featuring Mystikal & Infamous 2.0, "Move B***h." Director: Erik White. Production company: A Few Miles North.
Nas, "Made You Look." Director: Benny Boom. Production company: Mars Media.
Nas, "One Mic." Director: Chris Robinson. Production company: Partizan.

Electronic Music Video of the Year
Cassius, "The Sound of Violence." Directors: Alex & Martin. Production company: Partizan.
DJ Shadow, "6 Day War." Director: Wong Kar Wai. Production company: Anonymous Content.
Million Suns, "Mistiblu." Director: Mat Kirkby. Production company: Battlecruiser.
Moby, "In This World." Director: Stylewar. Production company: Refused.tv.
Telepopmusik, "Breathe." Director: If/Then. Production company: Notorious Films.

Alternative Video of the Year
Interpol, "PDA." Director: Christopher Mills. Production company: Revolver Film Co.
Tommy Lee, "Hold Me Down." Director: Dean Karr. Production company: The Mine.
Tenacious D, "Tribute." Director: Liam Lynch/. Production company: Oil Factory Inc.
Warlocks, "Baby Blue." Director: Shawn Foster. Production company: A Few Miles North.
White Stripes, "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground." Director: Michel Gondry. Production company: Partizan.

Soundtrack Video of the Year
DMX, "X Gon' Give It to Ya" from "Cradle 2 the Grave." Director: Joseph Kahn. Production company: SuperMega.
Eminem, "Lose Yourself" from "8 Mile." Directors: P. Atwell, Eminem, P. Rosenberg. Production company: Geronimo.
Beyonce Knowles, "Work It Out" from "Austin Powers in Goldmember." Director: Matthew Rolston. Production company: Venus.
Madonna, "Die Another Day" from "Die Another Day." Director: Traktor. Production company: Traktor.
Snoop Dogg, "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" from "Undercover Brother." Director: Gregory Dark. Production company: Atlas.

Pop Video of the Year
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Director: David LaChapelle. Production company: Venus.
Kylie Minogue, "Come Into My World." Director: Michel Gondry. Production company: Partizan.
No Doubt, "Underneath It All." Directors: Sophie Muller and Logan. Production company: Oil Factory.
Pink, "Family Portrait." Director: Sophie Muller. Production company: Oil Factory.
Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River." Director: Francis Lawrence. Production company: DNA.

Rock Video of the Year
Audioslave, "Cochise." Director: Mark Romanek. Production company: Anonymous Content.
Phantom Planet, "Lonely Day." Director: Roman Coppola. Production company: The Directors Bureau.
Queens of the Stone Age, "No One Knows." Director: Dean Karr. Production company: The Mine.
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, "She Said." Director: Floria Sigismondi. Production company: Revolver Film Co.
Zwan, "Honestly." Director: Bruce Dickson. Production company: A Few Miles North.

Country Video of the Year
Ryan Adams, "Answering Bell." Director: Luke Scott. Production company: Black Dog Films.
Johnny Cash, "Hurt." Director: Mark Romanek. Production company: Anonymous Content.
Dixie Chicks, "Landslide." Director: Jim Gable. Production company: Graying & Balding.
Brad Paisley, "I'm Gonna Miss Her." Director: Peter Zavadil. Production company: Picture Vision.
Willie Nelson, "Maria." Director: Mark Seliger. Production company: Little Minx.

International Video of the Year
Dirty Harry, "So Real." Director: W.I.Z.. Production company: Oil Factory.
Rob Dougan, "Clubbed to Death." Director: David Slade. Production company: Bulletfilms UK.
Elbow, "Asleep In the Back." Director: Sam Brown.
George Michael, "Freeek!" Director: Joseph Kahn. Production company: SuperMega.
Prodigy, "Baby's Got a Temper." Director: Traktor. Production company: Traktor.

Best Video Produced for Under $25,000
Clinic, "Walking With Thee." Director: Rojo. Production company: Battlecruiser.
Hot Hot Heat, "Bandages." Directors: Jayson Moyer and C. Johnson. Production company: Believe.
Liam Lynch, "United States of Whatever." Director: Liam Lynch. Production company: Oil Factory.
Johnny McGovern as the Gay Pimp, "Soccer Practice." Director: Peter Martinez. Production company: Urban Myth.
The Pattern, "Fragile Awareness." Director: Tomorrow's Brightest Minds. Production company: Mindfield.

Directorial Debut of the Year
Enon, "In the City." Directors: J. Graham, J.Monasterio, and A. Senboutaraj.
Moby, "In This World." Director: Stylewar.
Quarashi, "Mr. Jinx." Director: Charles Jensen.
Tenacious D, "Tribute." Director: Liam Lynch.
Angel featuring Mystic, "Destiny Complete." Director: Hayley Cloake.

Best Direction of a Female Artist
Tori Amos, "A Sorta Fairytale." Director: Sanji.
India.Arie, "Little Things." Director: Sanaa Hamri.
Erykah Badu featuring Common, "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)." Director: Chris Robinson.
Madonna, "Die Another Day." Director: Traktor.
Pink, "Family Portrait." Director: Sophie Muller.

Best Direction of a Male Artist
Eminem, "Without Me." Director: Joseph Kahn.
Johnny Cash, "Hurt." Director: Mark Romanek.
Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River." Director: Francis Lawrence.
Moby, "We Are All Made of Stars." Director: Joseph Kahn.
Usher, "U Don't Have to Call." Director: Little X.

Best Direction of a New Artist
Audioslave, "Cochise." Director: Mark Romanek.
The Distillers, "City of Angels." Director: Tomorrow's Brightest Minds.
Seether, "Fine Again." Director: Paul Fedor.
Thicke, "When I Get You Alone." Director: Mat Kirkby.
The Vines, "Get Free." Director: Roman Coppola.

Director of the Year
Joseph Kahn
Marc Klasfeld
Francis Lawrence
Sophie Muller
Mark Romanek

Best Editing
Eminem, "Without Me." Editor: David Blackburn.
Korn, "Here to Stay." Editor: Dustin Robertson.
Queens of the Stone Age, "No One Knows." Editor: Bill Yukich.
System of a Down, "Aerials." Editor: Chris Hafner.
Justin Timberlake, "Cry Me a River." Editor: Mario Mares.

Best Art Direction
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Production designer: Laura Fox.
India.Arie, "Little Things." Production designer: Robert Fox.
No Doubt, "Hella Good." Production designer: Laura Fox.
Slum Village, "Tainted." Production designer: Rob Buono.
System of a Down, "Aerials." Production designer: Jeremy Reed.

Best Colorist/Telecine
Busta Rhymes featuring P.Diddy & Pharrell, "Pass the Courvoisier (Part II)." Colorist: Dave Hussey.
Johnny Cash, "Hurt." Colorist: Beau Leon.
Jurassic 5, "What's Golden." Colorist: Bob Curreri.
Moby, "We Are All Made of Stars." Colorist: Paul Bronkar.
No Doubt, "Underneath It All." Colorist: Beau Leon.

Best Cinematography
Goo Goo Dolls, "Here Is Gone." Cinematographer: Jeff Cutter.
Moby, "We Are All Made of Stars." Cinematographer: Brad Rushing.
No Doubt, "Hella Good." Cinematographer: Jim Fealy.
No Doubt, "Underneath It All." Cinematographer: Karsten "Crash" Gopinath.
Britney Spears, "Overprotected." Cinematographer: Martin Coppen.

Best Special Effects
DMX, "X Gon' Give It To Ya." Special effects: Bert Yukich/Kroma.
George Michael, "Freeek!" Special effects: The Syndicate.
Kylie Minogue, "Come Into My World." Special effects: Oliver Gondry/Twisted Labs.
Moby, "In This World." Special effects: Swiss/Stylewar.
Queens of the Stone Age, "No One Knows." Special effects: Michael Peterson @ Playground.

Best Choreography
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Choreographer: Jeri Slaughter.
Craig David, "What's Your Flava?" Choreographer: Tamisha Scott.
Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott featuring Ludacris, "Gossip Folks." Choreographer: Hi-Hat.
Britney Spears, "Overprotected." Choreographer: Brian Friedman.
Truth Hurts, "Addictive." Choreographer: Fatima Robinson.

Best Styling
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Stylist: Trish Summerville.
Sheryl Crow, "Soak Up the Sun." Stylist: Linda Medvene.
The Donnas, "Take It Off." Stylist: Liz Cowan
Jennifer Lopez, "Jenny from the Block." Stylist: Andrea Lieberman.
Madonna, "Die Another Day." Stylist: Arianne Phillips.

Best Hair
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Hair stylists: Peter Savac and Rob Talty.
Beyonce Knowles, "Work It Out." Hair stylist: Kimberly Kimble.
Jennifer Lopez, "Jenny from the Block." Hair stylist: Oribe.
Paul McCartney, "Lonely Road." Hair stylist: Adir.
No Doubt, "Hella Good." Hair stylist: Danillo.

Best Makeup
Christina Aguilera featuring Redman, "Dirrty." Makeup artists: Troy Jensen and Sharon Gault.
Sheryl Crow, "Soak Up the Sun." Makeup artist: Scott Barnes.
Eve featuring Alicia Keys, "Gangsta Lovin'" Makeup artist: Reann Silva.
Beyonce Knowles, "Work It Out." Makeup artist: Mathu Anderson.
Holly Vallance, "Naughty Girl." Makeup artist: Karen Alder.