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Biting Elbows - Bad Motherfucker

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  Quite possibly the most exciting music video ever made! This music video became the inspiration and 'practice run' for the movie Hardcore Henry, a film that was shot entirely in the 'first person' - as demonstrated in this video. As far as story goes (and you know how particular I am about stories and themes in our music video productions in Sydney ) - this has it all! A James Bondesque scenario, fighting, shooting, women in bikinis, military planes and a sci-fi plot to bring it all together! Oh, those Russians! The story goes that this was shot with a helmet-mounted Canon 5D and although it does appear to have been shot all in one take, it really wasn't, but the cuts and transitions are cunningly hidden. This truly is a masterpiece of music video production and editing.  Marvellous! At Hyperdriven we're all about coming up with high-concept, original ideas for your music video. If you have a great concept for your music video in Sydney , then contact Hyperdr

Radiohead - Karma Police

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  I love this video for its very simple concept. A man is being hunted down by the singer who is sitting in the back seat of a car. The man is literally run down to exhaustion, and the car backs up as if it's about to finally run him down. Then, when the chased man realises the car is leaking fuel, he turns the tables by igniting the fuel - causing the car to reverse at speed only to be engulfed in flames. The song refers to how the 'Karma Police' will come for you if you behave badly. I think it is more of a warning to the behaviour of so-called Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) who aim to cancel anyone whose views disagree with theirs. The Karma Police will have their day! At Hyperdriven , we believe the simplest concepts for a music video are the best! We love to come up with compelling stories and concepts to accompany your music, so if you're looking for a great music video in Sydney then visit our website to see our great prices and samples of our work. Visit  https

Money for Nothing by Dire Straits

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  Mark Knopfler allegedly wrote this song after hearing a couple delivery men complain about their jobs, and remarking how much easier their lives might by be if they were rockstars! This video sticks in my mind for a number of reasons. It was one of the first videos to use computer generated 3D(!) images, but who can forget that amazing drum solo at the beginning, and Sting's background vocals? The video also shows examples of rotoscoping, where animated graphics are hand-drawn onto each frame. This is the same process used to create the light-sabre effects in the early Star Wars movies. The video won the MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year in 1986, and made history on August 1st, 1987 when it became the first music video to be played on MTV Europe. Don't forget, if you want a quality music video made in Sydney at low cost, then contact Hyperdriven. Visit the website for Music Videos Sydney by Hyperdriven

Music Video Effects - Slow motion action with real-time music.

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Example:   Coldplay – Yellow The Effect This is an intriguing effect where the singer appears to be moving in slow-motion, but the pitch of his voice and the music pitch/tempo are all correct. The location is very simple (in this case, a beach). It’s a great effect best used for ballads but could be used for other genres depending on the song and action required in the video.   How it is Achieved Cameras normally record in 24 or 25 frames per second (in Australia and the UK). What they did here was record the video at double speed (probably 50 frames per second) and have the song playing through a speaker at double speed as well for the singer to mime along. In the edit suite, the video is slowed back down to 25 frames and synced to the song at normal speed. The end result? Slow-motion video and normal song playback. In this video, the stars at the beginning were most likely added digitally using motion-tracking software and graded at the end to make the sky appear yellow

Here's some GREAT music videos and how they were made.

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In this blog, I will show you how some of the best and most memorable music videos were made.  Hi! I'm Ian Nicholson, and I started Hyperdriven in 2003 to provide a sales and marketing service to small business, and eventually evolved into making music videos in Sydney. In these articles, I'm highlighting innovative music videos that were created using simple tricks or effects to achieve an amazing result, and while most were shot on very high budgets (as they usually are), the ideas behind these videos can be recreated today on a much smaller budget. At Hyperdriven, we aim to provide excellent, broadcast-quality music videos to Sydney musicians at affordable prices. To learn more, visit our website, Music Videos Sydney by Hyperdriven .