Mickey Finnegan Music Video Tips

Mickey Finnegan, who directed my LMFAO Halloween House video, as well as music videos for LMFAO, Cee Lo Green, Dev, Katy Perry, Lil Jon, Soulja Boy, R. Kelly, gives some thoughtful tips to our Kia Soul Music Video Challenge contestants.

General Guidelines

Framing

Editing Dance Sequences

Lighting

Questions & Answers

Announcing Grand Prize Winner

Kia Soul Hamsters – Freestyle Dance Video

“In My Mind” 90-Second Contest Seed Version

“In My Mind” Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl (Axwell Radio Edit version)

Like music? Like dancing? Like Hamstar clothing? Check out these behind the scenes music videos starring the dancers inside the beloved 2013 Kia Soul hamsters! Featuring exclusive footage shot after a long day of filming the Kia Soul “Bringing Down the House” commercial at the Karlin Theatre in Prague.

Watch in HD to get the full effect of the laser light show.

Click here to see an archive of the contest site.

Kia Soul “In My Mind” Music Video Challenge – About The Contest

Like music? Like videos? Like Hamsters? Well, you’re in luck. Simply create a 90-second music video for a chance to win a new Kia Soul.

The hamsters are back. And with them, the Kia Soul In My Mind Music Video Challenge. Here’s a little intro video for the contest, followed by a other videos we seeded to help inspire greatness. So far, there have been hundreds of submissions. Who will win? Better go vote while there is still time.

youtube.com/kia – Site Archive

Kia Soul “In My Mind” Music Video Challenge

In support of the fourth Kia hamster spot, the Kia Soul “In My Mind” Music Video Challenge is underway. Simply create a 90-second music video for a shot at winning a new Kia Soul.

This custom YouTube gadget that resides on the Kia Brand Channel and is the second annual installment of the UGC (user generated content) video submission contest. This year’s judges are musical artists Far East Movement, and directors Paul Hunter & Mickey Finnegan. It features the song “In My Mind” from the latest Kia Hamsters television spot.

Click the image for a slideshow of the original layouts. Or go see the site archive yourself, while it is live. Don’t forget to vote on some videos. Or even better, submit a video.

The entire thing was kicked off with a YouTube Masthead takeover that featured this video.

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“In My Mind” Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl Axwell Remix (90-sec contest edit by yours truly)

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