What is a music video?• A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes.• Music videos are used to promote an artist or their song.
History of Music Videos!• Music videos have a history dating back to the earliest days of sound films.• Many upcoming music was promoted through Disney films as they were based around those particular songs
Soundies!• Another form of music videos were one songs films called Soundies, made in the 1940s.• Thousands of Soundies were made mostly contaning jazz musicians.
First TV short music clip!• The very first shot music clips, made specifically for the USA television, were the snader Telescriptions.• More than 1000 short music films were filmed for the use of television filler between 1950 and 1954.
Musicals in films!• Music centred films with performance clips.• This became famous/ popular in the 1950s• Which included Elvis Presley movies and rock around the clock etc.
Videos for music programmes!• Videos began to be made for music programmes such as Top of the pops a British music programme, which showed music clips and information about music in general.• Promotional music groups began, especially the Beatles in the 1960s.
MTV 1981!• In 1981 the USA music channel MTV was launched, making or beginning an era of music videos being shown on TV.
Music videos Today!• Music videos today have one key aspect, which is to promote and make the music market popular.