MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #12: Take Your Mama by Scissor Sisters

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is the 2004 film Take … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #12: Take Your Mama by Scissor Sisters

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #10: Q.U.E.E.N. by Janelle Monáe

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is the 2013 film Q.U.E.E.N. … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #10: Q.U.E.E.N. by Janelle Monáe

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #9: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is Radioactive by Imagine Dragons, … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #9: Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #8: People Like Us by Kelly Clarkson

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is People Like Us by … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #8: People Like Us by Kelly Clarkson

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #7: Foil by Weird Al Yankovic

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is Foil by Weird Al … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #7: Foil by Weird Al Yankovic

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #6: She’s My Man by Scissor Sisters

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identify the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is She’s My Man by … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #6: She’s My Man by Scissor Sisters

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #5: Genghis Khan by Miike Snow

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identiy the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is Genghis Khan by Miike … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #5: Genghis Khan by Miike Snow

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #4: Run Boy Run by Woodkid

written by David Steffen This is one of a series of articles wherein I examine a music video as a short film, focusing on the story rather than the music, trying to identiy the story arcs and characters motivations, and consider the larger implication of events. The film this week is Run Boy Run by … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #4: Run Boy Run by Woodkid

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #3: Bad Blood by Taylor Swift

written by David Steffen This is the third in a new series of articles wherein I examine a music video by a well-known artist as a short film, trying to identify the story arcs and the character motivations, and consider the larger implications of things that we get glimpses of in the story.  This time … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #3: Bad Blood by Taylor Swift

MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #2: Never Really Over by Katy Perry

written by David Steffen This is the second in a new series that I’m very excited about wherein I examine a music video by a well-known artist as a short film, trying to identify the story arcs and the character motivations, and consider the larger implications of things that we get glimpses of in the … Continue reading MUSIC VIDEO DRILLDOWN #2: Never Really Over by Katy Perry