MTV Green Sky is a music video aesthetic that was prevalent from roughly 2000 to 2008. It is named after the common fad of music videos existing in worlds with a green sky and green atmosphere. This design aesthetic was common place in most music videos and motion pictures at the time. The blue hues of the video are usually over exaggerated to make them look green and yellow.
The roots of MTV Green Sky can be traced back to the movie The Matrix in 1999. Digital coloring became very easy to implement and as such directors could jump on the bandwagon and feel futuristic without much effort. Director Michael Bay used this color scheme for the first Transformers movie that launched in 2007. Everyone had jumped on the digital color grading bandwagon by 2008 and started to become too played out for contemporary tastes.
Popular visual cues of the era include:
Pop Punk fashion
The Click Five
Early 2000s until the great recession of the 2000s.
The Click Five - Just The Girl (Official Video)
Green Day - American Idiot -Official Music Video-
Avril Lavigne - Hot (Official Music Video)
T.A.T.u. - All The Things She Said (Official Music Video)
Jimmy Eat World - The Middle (Official Music Video)
Young Jeezy - Soul Survivor (Official Music Video) ft. Akon
Nick Lachey - What's Left Of Me (Main Video Version)
The Raconteurs – Steady, As She Goes (Official Music Video - Malloy Version)
Britney Spears - (You Drive Me) Crazy (Official HD Video)
One Step Closer -Official HD Music Video- - Linkin Park