Gorillaz win video award

Gorillaz have won a short film award for the video to their debut single Clint Eastwood.

Gorillaz have won a short film award for the video to their debut single Clint Eastwood.

The band beat acts such as Robbie Williams, Fatboy Slim, Radiohead, and Blur to the prize.

Gorillaz took the video award at the Rushes Soho Short Film Festival Awards held at the Sound venue in London's Leicester Square.

Earlier this month the animated band - a side project for Blur frontman Damon Albarn - refused to be entered for the Mercury Music Prize, but their record label Parlophone insisted they remain on the list.

The video was co-directed by band member and illustrator Jamie Hewlett together with Pete Candeland.

Other winners at the awards included the opening scenes of Hannibal which took the award for best title sequence.

Director Matthew Parkhill's Talk was named best short film.

The event was hosted by former presenter of Channel 4's The Word, Terry Christian.

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