, in association with the Music Video Production Association (MVPA) will host a special screening and discussion honoring directors whose music videos are nominated for MTV Video Music Awards. The event, which is open to the public, will take place Saturday, Aug. 28 — one day before the MTV Video Music Awards — at 5:00 p.m. at South Beach Marriott, 161 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.
Music video directors taking part in the event include Brett Simon, director of the Hoobastank video “The Reason,” a nominee for Best Group Video and Best Rock Video; Chris Milk, director of the Kayne West Video “All Falls Down,” a nominee for Breakthrough Video, Best New Artist, Best Hip Hop Video and Best Male Video; and Chris Mills, director of the Modest Mouse Video “Float On,” a nominee for Breakthrough Video and Best Special Effects, Joaquin Baca Asay Director of Photography for Jay Z “99 Problems”, a nominee for Best Cinematography. Other participants to be announced. The screening will include the panelists’ VMA-nominated videos.
Tickets to the event are on sale for $12 via the Music Video Wire website or they may be purchased at the door for $15.00. Music Video Wire and MVPA are not affiliated with MTV.