The Leeds International Music Video Competition is a vibrant and ever-surprising survey of current trends in the contemporary music video, traversing experimental innovation and outstanding videomaking craft. This fourth year of the programme presents a captivating, challenging and provocative showcase of visual brilliance ranging from consummate and artful storytelling to the truly avant-garde and everything else in between. With the art of music video creation in an incredibly healthy state, this programme proudly presents the vanguard of this ever-changing and ever-influential artform.

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The selection of music videos in competition are:

Burning Star - Their Names | Dir: Romain Laurent

Carlow Town - Seamus Fogarty | Dir: Jack Barraclough

Dust My Shoulders Off - Jane Zhang | Dir: Jen Shuai Liao

Fade - Chloé Bird | Dir: Ainhoa Rodríguez

Fires - Natasha James | Dir: Natalie James

Growing Young - Oly | Dir: Katarzyna Sawicka

Henry McCullough - BP Fallons | Dir: Alan Leonard

Home - Jesuton | Dir: Alberto Marchiori

Kon-Tiki - Ultrasound | Dir: Andrew Rutter

Lead Me To You - Tom Rosenthal | Dir: Annlin Chao

Light At The End of the Tunnel - Bel Heir | Dir: Irwin Miller

Mermaids - Floyd Shakim | Dir: HochR

Mountains - mac/glidden | Dir: Laurie Berenhaus

No Reason - Bonobo | Dir: Oscar Hudson

Nostalgic Love - Bergfilm | Dir: Joscha Bongard

Piece of Gold - Lewis & Leigh | Dir: Robert Palmer

Stardust - Next Is Best | Dir: Etienne Fu-Le Saulnier

Trains - Poppy Ackroyd | Dir: Jola Kudela

The Was - The Avalanches | Dir: Soda_Jerk

Who Let You Know? - Tulipomania | Dir: Cheryl Gelover, Tom Murray