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Make Your Music Video and Put It Online by Robert Safir

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Chapter 6. Choosing a Video Style

MUSIC VIDEOS ARE LIKE SNOWFLAKES—no two are alike. Okay, maybe a lot of them are alike in certain ways, but everyone strives to make theirs different. Just like clothing, videos have a certain style. Although all of them are videos that consist of music and visuals, they are conceived, created, and expressed in a certain mood or feeling, simply by the way they are put together.

A video style will generally correspond to a music genre. It would be odd to see a country music video portrayed by musicians who had all the visual characteristics and attitudes of a hip hop group. It might be odd, indeed, but not impossible. That’s the tricky part about finding your style—you want to identify with your genre and fit into ...

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