7:30pm – Sunday, January 1 on ABC2
Nothing captured the style and exuberance of the 80s like the emergence of the music video. A new group of London-based star directors was born, pioneering video techniques to a combination of inspiration, perspiration and creative genius.
In a series of interviews, the world’s legendary rock stars discuss the creation and impact of the videos that everyone remembers.
It is a celebration of the era when memorable music was matched in brilliance by the creative film making that projected it around the world.
Artists including George Michael, Bon Jovi, Bob Geldorf and Duran Duran recall the inspiration behind the videos, anecdotes from the filming process and how this dazzling new medium changed the music industry forever. Also featured are some of the prominent directors and producers of these iconic videos.