MUSIC VIDEO

Music videos directed by bold female filmmakers, curated by GiF.

Kit Sebastian - Agitate

Dir.

Merve Erdem

A rallying-cry to stop those that are powerful and unjust.

Black Molasses

Dir.

Scarlett Fae

A songwriter's self-directed short follows a day in the life of Gaia: a young woman whose experiences echo those of Mother Earth

Shanghai | King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Dir.

Amanda Bonaiuto

A couple attempts to tear themselves limb from limb on a late afternoon stroll before entering a fluttery dimension.

LAROIE - ONE MORE

Dir.

Maïlis Roy-Lessard

Escape from addiction.

Teyou - Pantera

Dir.

María López

A meditation on growing up as a Black girl with little to no role models to look up to

ELI - LOVER

Dir.

Jade O'Connor

A woman's identity; ELI is empowered in scenes that convey her multiple layers.

Millie Turner - Concrete Tragedy

Dir.

Julia Brown

Holographic camera trickery brings Millie into an alternate reality.

HAIKU - Paradise

Dir.

Louise de Nexon

The needs we rely upon, negative or positive, to take us to our dream-like place.

Drug Store Romeos - What's On Your Mind

Dir.

Qianhui Yu

The rabbit holes of thought interpreted into a dreamy animation.

Leen - Orbit Feat. Honey

Dir.

Souldega

Divine femininity transcending time and space, from Afro Futurism to 90s nostalgia

BABY KEEM - NO SENSE

Dir.

Savannah Setten

Futuristic world, set in the loneliness of heart break.

LAROIE - CAN'T LET GO

Dir.

Maïlis Roy-Lessard

A woman works through her feelings in a one-take wonder

FANG - Honey Honey

Dir.

Khamkwan Duangmanee

Finding love in a magical honey jar.

Sad Night Dynamite - Smoke Hole

Dir.

Edie Lawrence

A trippy animation takes us to an alternate reality where the band SND play on repeat to a cult-like following of hypnotised fans

Celeste - Love Is Back

Dir.

Samantha King

Love is the currency in a stock exchange bossed by women, including Spice Girl Mel C, Faye Wei Wei, HRH Princess Julia, Jaime Winstone, Miss Jason and Elheist

Namy x Ayoni - Disco Dancing

Dir.

Hanaé Sanchez

80s, Sci fi, and a heroine entangled in a thunderous moment of attraction with a stranger...Disco Dancing.

Quattro Movimenti: A Study on Scelsi

Dir.

Nicol Vizioli

A primal world where Beasts reign and Nature blooms pure, humans at its mercy.

Nilufer Yanya - Same Damn Luck

Dir.

Molly Daniel

Two sisters escape the reality of 2020 by taking an adventure along the Greek coast.

Kit Sebastian - C'est quoi le Mantra Moderne

Dir.

Merve Erdem & Kit Martin

PREMIERE: What is the modern mantra? A filmic essay to navigate ideas behind making music.

PALINDROME - BIRDS

Dir.

Nicolee Tsin

A portrait of London's outsiders and their interweaving paths and destinies.

TROUBLE WANTED - LONELY COWGIRL

Dir.

Lydia Garnett

In a fantasy roadside bar a lonely cowgirl and a dyke trucker share more than just lusty looks.

Nature Is

Dir.

Edie Amos

A musical love letter to Mother Nature's power and fragility.

Zelffie - Nothing But Dance

Dir.

Tianyi Zhang

Music to brainwash and slogans to sell in an absurd game. Who is Zelffie?

Katarzia - Horí I Voda

Dir.

Jay Walker

With an antiquated world for women's rights on the horizon, women must stick together.

Novo Amor - I Feel Better

Dir.

Lisette Donkersloot

The rebirth after heartbreak.

Skator - Himlakroppar

Dir.

Daniela Rossi

A girl experiments with finding her own space in a relationship that's otherwise happy.

SEDONA - BEST IN SHOW

Dir.

Samantha King

A satirical look at the ups and downs of success for women in Hollywood.

Elderbrook - Back To My Bed

Dir.

Andrea Mae Perez

A heartbroken boy dreams his feelings away.

Sinead O'Brien - Most Modern Painting

Dir.

Saskia Dixie

A dance to understand the self in a world that believes it to be one dimensional.

Thigh High - Nannas on a Rampage

Dir.

Isolde Penwarden

Nannas are bringing you gender-rage with a spritz of glam.

BABEHEAVEN - CASSETTE BEAT

Dir.

Margot Bowman

A meditation on Englishness and the story of Adam and Eve.

Bree Runaway, Malibu Miitch - Gucci

Dir.

Tash Tung

Gucci wants a girl they can call.

MADE IN LOCKDOWN

Dir.

We have collected a few films from lockdown busy filmmakers around the world.

TENFOLD - RESPONSE TO RIVERS

Dir.

Van Noortwijk & Seijn

Being still in the midst of chaos. Because sometimes all you need is you.

DONZII - LUXURY CONDO THEME

Dir.

Kali Kahn & Claudia E. Rodriguez

A night's scene of luxurious partying distances someone's cries that 'something in the world ain't right'

Nijuu - Blue

Dir.

Cecilia Reeve

Freedom in water.

Afrancis - Lonely People

Dir.

Hedvig Ahlberg

A performer meets a stranger who connects with her in an otherwise unreceptive crowd

ÉCHALE SÁVILA

Dir.

Caitlin Diaz

A music video/ mini doc exploring Mexican-American identity and the inter-generational healing between mother and child.

Donia Touglo - Situa

Dir.

Paulina Akbay

Donia calls out to her ancestors for answers to the irreversibility of life.

SAM TURPIN - SAHARA FLOW

Dir.

Katya Abedian

From South Africa comes a vision of a futuristic reality guided by the forces of the natural and spiritual worlds.

HELMA - CONSOLATION

Dir.

Helma Saur

A French ode to letting go that soothes and warms hearts.

ANNA B SAVAGE - CHELSEA HOTEL #3

Dir.

Molly Daniel

Female pleasure. At its worst, at its best.

SUDAN ARCHIVES - LIMITLESS/ HONEY

Dir.

Femke Huurdeman

Both sides will make her stronger than ever.

MATT HOLUBOWSKI - TWO PAPER MOONS

Dir.

Caraz

To be forgiven for something unforgivable.

RUE - IVY'S KID

Dir.

Somayeh

A daughter recognises her mother as 'home'.

FATAL TIGER - FUCKING DOWN

Dir.

Amanda Lago

At the mercy of human traits.

LOLO ZOUAÏ - CAFFEINE

Dir.

Nathalie Canguilhem

Motorcycles, flaming nails and neon flashes in a South Korean abandoned factory.

SHUNAJI - NIGHTHAWKS

Dir.

Guen Murroni

A bewitching night of double minds.

YOUNGS TEFLON - BROKEN SAFETY

Dir.

Netti Hurley

The life cycle of a gun. A video on pursuit to take weapons out of circulation.

SEMITONES

Dir.

Tash Tung

Two artists' ode to their parents.

I AM BOLEYN - LIMIT OF LOVE

Dir.

Beatrix Blaise

With a mind split down the middle, what is the limit of love?

BREW - DECLAN MCKENNA

Dir.

Diyala Muir

Betty and Norman begin a long distance relationship that quickly turns obsessive.

GYPSY - ELECTRIC WIND

Dir.

GYPSY

A gang of Femme Sauvages howl to womxn powers.

NORTH STATE - CROWNS

Dir.

Nur Casadevall

A dance to break the four walls you know too well and try to start anew.

RØ - CANVAS

Dir.

Ella May Kirby

Male vulnerability explored in this music video where a boy goes to war with himself.

MBKD - GARAM ANDAY

Dir.

Anam Abbas

A punk anthem in the making; women run riot to reclaim public spaces in Pakistan and make their voices heard.

ROXANNE TATAEI - PERFECT FIT FT. SHABAKA HUTCHINGS

Dir.

Nwaka Okparaeke

A music video with a sexy, tongue and cheek nod to early 60's sci-fi.

Xi - SENTIMENTAL SUNSET

Dir.

Beatrix Blaise

Between the sky above and screens below this world explores who are the gamers and who are the gameed.

NASSER BAKER - SAY SOMETHING

Dir.

Mathilde Nocquet

Groundhog day meets Fresh Prince and the guy just can't get the girl.

OFFERING

Dir.

Jazmin Garcia

Mexico City plays a backdrop to a love story to a relative now gone.

NILUFER YANYA - IN YOUR HEAD

Dir.

Molly Daniel

Nilufer Yanya's Alter Egos Letting Loose in Vegas Cityscape

TOVE STYRKE - SWAY

Dir.

Joanna Nordahl

A sweet kinship through London's night air.

FASTLANES - ALL I KNEW

Dir.

Mathilde Bedouet

Archetypal Hip Hop scenes characterised in coloured pencils.

THE OCEAN

Dir.

Sinéad McDevitt

Darkness subsides to light in a celebratory same-sex love dance.

MAC AYRES - GET TO YOU AGAIN

Dir.

Undine Markus

Lovers fallen astray, existing in memories.

AGORIA - EMBRACE FT. PHOEBE KILLDEER

Dir.

Jessy Moussallem

The militarization of the human being laid down on a sculptural canvas.

UPSAHL - THE OTHER TEAM

Dir.

Ally Pankiw

A look back at the high school dramas of love <3

SOLA - SAVE YOURSELF

Dir.

Savannah Setten

Inner demons expressed in stark black and white soon dye into colour.

ZEELAND - DAZED BY THE DESERT

Dir.

Femke Huurdeman

A dreamy trip with a modern day, femme fatale, cowgirl wielding a baseball bat in Balenciaga boots.

MONA HAYDAR - LIFTED

Dir.

Hannah Berry George

A music video for people to feel seen, heard and loved.

MADAME GANDHI - BAD HABITS

Dir.

Raine Allen-Miller

Within a yellow desert of dreams, Madame Gandhi shares historical and future ideas on the world we should strive for.

SEGA BODEGA - KISSES 2 MY PHONE

Dir.

Tash Tung

A music video projecting a meta loop of self care.

KAMASI WASHINGTON - HUB TONES

Dir.

Jenn Nkiru

Channeling the Ikwerre tribe's ceremony: Oboni, dancers tempt the hypnotic state.

TOVE LO - BLUE LIPS

Dir.

Malia James

The rich and complicated friendship between two women in a sexually fluid and post-feminist world.

ŻABSON - TRAPOLLO

Dir.

Gosia Herman

Trap music video inspired by Hollywood films set in ancient Rome and 70s musicals

AMBER OLIVIER - ONE UNREAD

Dir.

Savannah Setten

A cinematic narrative of love and loss set in the Moroccan desert

RUBBLEBUCKET - ANNIHILATION SONG

Dir.

Amanda Bonaiuto

A woman is swept up by pelicans and chaos in an afternoon ride share.

SOPHIE HUNGER - TRICKS

Dir.

Matilda Finn

A surreal dreamscape with simmering undertones.

NENEH CHERRY - KONG

Dir.

Jenn Nkiru

A protest song paired with intimate portraits of powerful women.

RALPH - GIRL NEXT DOOR

Dir.

Ally Pankiw

A hot lazy day in suburbia ft. beachside frolics and supermarket shenanigans

SEINABO SEY - BREATHE

Dir.

Sheila Johansson

Forward ever, backwards never.

ZOLITA - COME HOME WITH ME

Dir.

Zolita + Jacqueline de Gorter

An unapologetically queer female gaze in this music video inspired by historic sapphic paintings

EMMA JEAN-THACKRAY - MAKE DO

Dir.

Isolde Penwarden

Hypnotising single shot shows double life of a woman as an artist and a single mother

TRAVI$ SCOTT - BIRDS IN THE TRAP

Dir.

Fleur Fortune

Short film / music video that takes you on a ride to the afterlife

ILLUSIONS

Dir.

Hannah Rosselin

Delving into Algerian traditions and rituals in an intimate music video

VERONICA BIANQUI - VICTIM

Dir.

Mary Brown & Kevin Kearney

Music video changing rooms and colours through a state of grief

TRACY SADA - MR MAN

Dir.

Julia Brown & Tracy Sada

Music video about break-up painted over with images of strength and sisterhood.

HUMAN TONGUES - FRAUD SYNDROME

Dir.

Andrea Mae Perez & Laura Little

An unconventional love story of two Elvis impersonators

NOIA - CARL SAGAN VS ZEUS

Dir.

Erin Vassilopoulos

PREMIERE: Mysterious voyerism in new music video by NOIA

OBONGJAYAR - ENDLESS

Dir.

Matilda Finn

Music video exploring the celebration of life in death

vōx - I STILL CARE

Dir.

Natalie Neal

Ethereal, hazy one-take performance of coronation

AVA LUNA - STEVE POLYESTER

Dir.

Angela Stempel

Story of a mythical neighbourhood hero through the eyes of a young girl

MISO - TAKE ME

Dir.

Sivan Kidron

Anime inspired story about uncertainties of love