5 Beauties and 5 Beasts From Saatchi’s Brutal 2013 New Directors’ Showcase

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BEAUTIES: Max Joseph ‘Follow the Frog’

The crowd-pleaser of the morning, this three-minute spot for the Rainforest Alliance proposed two ways to help save the rainforests. One is easy. The other is life-wrecking.

Director's website/production company: wanderfilms.com

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BEAUTIES: Ben Liam Jones and Andy Hunter ‘It Follows Me Around’

A haunting production for a British children's charity that plays like a movie trailer.

Director's website/production company: mustardlion.com

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BEAUTIES: Peter Atencio ‘Pulled Over’

The director of Pepsi MAX's Jeff Gordon video brings you this twisted skit about a couple of bros who get pulled over and will go to any lengths not to get a ticket.

Director's website/production company: giftedyouth.com

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BEAUTIES: Ohji Inoue / Keys N Krates ‘Treat Me Right’

Harlequin romance novels get animated in this amusingly loopy music video.

Director's website/production company: ohji.ca

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BEAUTIES: Vellas / Leica ‘Soul’

A stunning cinema spot for the launch of the Leica M-Monochrom camera told from the point of view of the camera through decades of passion and war.

Director's website/production company: sentimental.com.br

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BEASTS: Nabil / Antony & the Johnsons ‘Cut the World’

A gruesome yet somehow lovely music video about a secretary and her boss, starring Willem Dafoe and Marina Abramović.

Director's website/production company: academyfilms.com

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BEASTS: Ryan Hope / Alpines ‘Lights’

A young woman works her factory job as she recalls the death of a suicidal soldier in this devastating music video.

Director's website/production company: sonnylondon.com

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BEASTS: Justin Anderson ‘Fleurs du Mal’ (NSFW)

This short film for Agent Provocateur's high-end Soiree lingerie is sexy and stylish, shows lots of product—and a lot of skin. Read more about it here.

Director's website/production company: epochfilms.com/directors/london

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BEASTS: Ilya Naishuller / Biting Elbows ‘Bad Motherfucker’

A shockingly violent but expertly made music video filmed over nine days using a GoPro camera and featuring a series of unbelievable first-person stunt shots.

Director's website/production company: greatguns.com

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BEASTS: Wong Ping ‘No-One Remains Virgin’

The craziest film of the morning. Sliced penis, anyone?

Director's website/production company: nowhynowhy.com