gambino // hiro // THIS IS AMERICA. CURRENT MTV VMA NOMINATIONS for "BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR", "BEST DIRECTION", "BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE", "BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY", "BEST EDITING", "BEST ART DIRECTION", "BEST CHOREOGRAPHY".
THE WEEKND / Dir. Grant Singer. Billboard's #1 Mega-Hit Smash, WINNER Rolling Stone's "Song of the Year", MTV VMA Nominations for "Best Male Video", "Best Director" and "Best Visual Effects".
LIN MANUEL MIRANDA / Dir. Mister Whitmore. MTV VMA WINNER for "Best Fight Against the System" and UK MVA NOMINEE, this is the music video for the soundtrack of the iconic musical "HAMILTON", from the Grammy, Emmy, Pulitzer, Tony and MacArthur Fellowship Award-Winning Lin Manuel Miranda, starring Riz Ahmed ("Star Wars Rogue One"), 24-Time Latin Grammy Winner Residente, K'naan, Snow Tha Product, Daveed Diggs and more.
YOUNG THUG ft. WYCLEF JEAN / Dir. Ryan Staake. WINNER UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS "BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR", WINNER "BEST URBAN VIDEO", WINNER "BEST EDITING" and WINNER "BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR IN ASSOCIATION WITH PROMO NEWS". WINNER MTV VMA for "BEST EDITING". Bless you, Ryan.
TWENTY ONE PILOTS / Dir. Andrew Donoho. MTV VMA WINNER for "BEST ROCK VIDEO OF THE YEAR" and the debut track from the "Suicide Squad" soundtrack starring Will Smith, Margo Robbie and an entire prison we cast.
EMINEM ft. ED SHEERAN / Dir. Emil Nava. CURRENT MTV VMA NOMINATION for "BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY".
DJ SNAKE + JUSTIN BIEBER / Dir. James Lees.
LED ZEPPELIN / Dir. Hal Kirkland. WINNER GOLD CLIO: INNOVATIVE OF THE YEAR. For the 40th Anniversary re-release of “Physical Graffiti”, I cast what was happening behind the windows of the Brownstone on that iconic album cover, set to a brand new version of “Trampled Under Foot”, called “Brandy & Coke”. The following link takes you to a completely interactive experience.
THE ROLLING STONES / Dir. Francois Rousselet. Kristen Stewart stars for The Stones. UK MVA NOMINEE.
JANELLE MONAE's "DIRTY COMPUTER" / Dir. Andrew Donoho. A dystopian sci-fi epic.
ARIANA GRANDE / Ft. MADONNA / Dir. Dave Meyers / Producer Nathan Scherrer
MICHAEL KIWANUKA / Dir. Hiro Murai. WINNER UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS "BEST POP VIDEO OF THE YEAR".
KATY PERRY / Dir. Isaac Rentz.
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE / Dir. Vincent Haycock. WINNER UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS "BEST CHOREOGRAPHY". Huge thanks to the great Ryan Heffington. This is part 6 of the epic, 7-part video series from FTM's Grammy Nominated album "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful".
CHILDISH GAMBINO / Dir. Hiro Murai. WINNER MTV WOODIES "BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR"; WINNER SXSW "BEST MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR". Nominee MTV VMAs "Best Direction".
BIG SEAN Ft. Kanye West and John Legend / Dir. Andy Hines. WINNER MTV VMA for "BEST MUSIC VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE".
GUCCI MANE ft. THE WEEKND / Dir. David Helman.
BLEACHERS / Dir. Isaac Rentz. Starring the luminous Allie Clarkson, this one is for everyone who adores "When Harry Met Sally", Rom-Coms and simply believes in love.
PANIC! AT THE DISCO / Dir. Daniel “Cloud” Campos + Spencer Susser. CURRENT MTV VMA NOMINATION for "BEST ROCK VIDEO".
BLACK EYED PEAS / Ben Mor
MORRISSEY / Dir. Robert Hales. An homage to American Bandstand and The Four Tops, from icon Morrissey and the amazing Mr. Hales.
MARILYN MANSON / Dir. Bill Yukich. Guns, nuns and Marilyn. The end.
A TRIBE CALLED QUEST / Dir. Hiro Murai. MTV VMA NOMINEE FOR "BEST VISUAL EFFECTS". This is the latest video from visionary Hiro Murai and the last video ever for hip-hop icons Tribe.
FATHER JOHN MISTY / Dir. Drew Pearce. After a nationwide search, I found the perfect clone for FJM's surreal night of dive bars, drugs and self love. From the writer of Mission Impossible 5, Iron Man 3 and Sherlock Holmes 3.
JOHN LEGEND / Dir. Cole Wiley. WINNER MTV VMA FOR "BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM".
JOHN MAYER / Dir. Mister Whitmore.
QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE / Dir. Hiro Murai. WINNER UK MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS "BEST ROCK VIDEO OF THE YEAR" and "DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR".
BENJAMIN BOOKER / Dir. James Lees. Starring one of the greatest child dancers in the world.
CHILDISH GAMBINO / Dir. Hiro Murai. In a single shot, we get to see more sides of CG than we've imagined.
ST. VINCENT / Dir(s). Willo Perron + Annie Clark. We cast LA and NYC for Annie and I'm putting LA first, because I can. Huge thanks to Red Bull for their support.
ST. VINCENT / Dir(s). Alex Da Corte + Annie Clark.
BIG SEAN / Dir. Lawrence Lamont. WINNER MTV VMA FOR "BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM".
BANKS & STEELZ, aka INTERPOL & THE WU TANG CLAN / Dir. Evan @ Arms Race.
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE / Dir. Vincent Haycock. This is the epic conclusion to Flo's 9-part video series for her Grammy-Nominated album "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful".
BIG SEAN / Dir. Mike Carson.
WALK THE MOON / Dir. Josh Forbes. The mega-hit that spent over half a year in the Top 20. MTV VMA NOMINEE for "Best Rock Video of the Year".
HAILEE STEINFELD / Dir. Emil Nava. The video for the hit song from Academy Award-Nominated Hailee Steinfeld, star of "Pitch Perfect".
TOVE LO / Dir. Tim Erem. This is the first in our series of videos for Swedish superstar Tove Lo, starring Lina Esco, creator of the "Free The Nipple" movement.
NICK JONAS / Dir. Isaac Rentz.
LOGIC ft. DAMIAN LEMAR HUDSON / Dir. Andy Hines. WINNER MTV VMA "BEST FIGHT AGAINST THE SYSTEM".
FALL OUT BOY / Dir. SCANTRON + Mel Soria. Starring Jaden Smith, Josh Brener (“Silicon Valley”), Timothy Granaderos (“13 Reasons Why”), Austin Zajur ("Fist Fight") and many more... CURRENT MTV VMA NOMINATION for "BEST ROCK VIDEO".
KATY PERRY / Dir. Joel Kefali. An homage to Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly.
THE WEEKND / Dir. Grant Singer. Abel buries himself...
BLONDE REDHEAD / Dir. Eric Wareheim. Inspired by Japanese artist Namio Harukawa, from the incredible mind of Eric Wareheim ("Tim and Eric").
BAAUER ft. NOVELIST & LEIKELI47 / Dir. Hiro Murai. Perhaps the most violent video ever made, we "kill" 119 American Revolutionary Soldiers and British Redcoats.
SEEB / Dir. Jonathan "Jon Jon" Augustavo. This is the pseudo-sequel to the megahit, remixed version of "I Took A Pill In Ibiza" that SEEB did for Mike Posner. It's a more intimate setting, but the same director, more mind-altering substances and, of course, papier mâché heads.
Tiesto & KSHMR ft. Vassy / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. Deep in the future, a pair of lovers break into an ancient arcade warehouse and bio port into video games.
MASSIVE ATTACK / Dir. Hiro Murai. Starring Academy Award Nominee John Hawkes and choreographed by the incomparable Ryan Heffington.
RIHANNA / Dir. Darren Craig
BIG SEAN ft. DRAKE + KANYE WEST / Dir. Darren Craig
KINGS OF LEON / Dir. Dimitri Basil. This is the epic conclusion to the two-part video series from the amazing Mr. Basil.
DILLON FRANCIS + G-EAZY / Dir. Mister Whitmore
TY DOLLA $IGN + LIL WAYNE + THE DREAM / Dir. Ryan Hope. This is the video for the debut track and launch of Ty's new album.
JAI WOLF / Dir. Andrew Donoho. We've never cast anything more beautiful than this.
CRYSTAL FIGHTERS / Dir. Tyler Yee
BIG SEAN / Dir. Lawrence Lamont. Video games, animation and Sean.
VANCE JOY / Dir. Mimi Cave. Starring Angela Sarafyan, from HBO's "Westworld".
MASTODON / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. Ever imagined "Glengarry Glen Ross" as a group of Grim Reapers, selling death, instead of real estate? Featuring the amazing Brian Posehn.
BIG SEAN / Dir. Andy Hines. From RSA + Black Dog Films...
FALL OUT BOY / Dir. SCANTRON + Mel Soria. MTV VMA NOMINEE for "Best Rock Video of the Year".ZAYN MALIK / Dir. Ryan Hope / The Director's Bureau. Shot at Frank Sinatra's legendary house, starring Nicola Peltz (Michael Bay's "Transformers").
SKRILLEX & YOGI ft. PUSHA T, MOODY GOOD + TROLLPHACE / Prettybird. Starring NBA Legend Dennis Rodman.
KYGO / Dir. Saman Kesh. When a pair of aliens crash land and dance their way through a costume party...
LIL DICKY / Dir. James Lees. For Dave's hit, I built a wedding.
PLACEBO / Dir. Saman Kesh. Set at a NSFW pool party decades ago, the legendary Brett Easton Ellis narrates.
MADDIE POPPE / Dir. Jeff Venable. The first video for newly-crowned AMERICAN IDOL Winner Maddie Poppe.
THE WEEKND / Dir. Sam Pilling. In a single shot, Mr. Pilling shows us a penthouse as only he and Abel can see it.
WINNER / Dir. Dave Meyers.
BHAD BHABIE AKA DANIELLE BREGOLI // Dir. Iqbal Ahmed. From the "Cash me outside" gal, a poignant look at a deeply troubled family.
BLINK 182 / Dir. Rob Soucy.
CHROMEO / Dir. Dugan O'Neal. Featuring "Napoleon Dynamite's" Jon Heder, in the broken love story of a runaway bride.
RAE SREMMURD ft. NICKI MINAJ + YOUNG THUG / Dir. Motion Family.
SCHOOLBOY Q / Dir. Jonathan Augustavo. With a killer sample from the Beach Boys, Jon Jon delivers a hip hop party video to end them all.
THE HEAD AND THE HEART / Dir. Michael Reich
CALEB JOHNSON / Dir. Mark Staubach. Based on a true story, AMERICAN IDOL WINNER Caleb Johnson met a boy, dying of cancer...
ARMAN CEKIN ft. SNOOP DOGG AND PAUL REY / Dir. Youth Hymns
BRANDON FLOWERS / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. Starring Evan Rachel Wood and the lead singer of The Killers, Robo delivers a vision of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
MARK STOERMER / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. Shot all over southern California, including the iconic Griffith Observatory. From the guitarist of "The Killers".
MARK STOERMER / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. An homage to French cinema and espionage, shot at the iconic Bonaventure Hotel. From the guitarist of "The Killers".
BASEMENT JAXX / Dir. Saman Kesh. An older, Japanese couple design a twerking robot to save the world.
WRABEL / Dir. Isaac Rentz
MAITRE GIMS ft. SIA / Dir. David Tomaszewski.
RÖYKSOPP / Doomsday
FLO RIDA ft. JASON DERULO / Dir. Alex Acosta
TY DOLLA $IGN / Dir. The Sacred Egg
GHOST BC / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. An evil girl with telekinesis.
MIGUEL / Dir. All:Expanded.
MIGOS / Dir. Ninian Doff, starring Blake Anderson from "Workaholics".
SMASHING PUMPKINS / Dir. Brian + Brad Palmer. We did a nationwide search to find a pair of twins to manifest the visions of the Palmer Brothers.
MASTODON / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober. A LARPING-themed video only Mastodon and Robo could make. Named "Top 20 Video of the Year" by Pitchfork.
AXWELL INGROSS / Dir. Ian Schwartz. For two-thirds of the former Swedish House Mafia, I cast a three-mile 1990's traffic jam in the middle of the desert and we shot the entire video in one shot.
STEVE ANGELLO / Dir. Lance Drake. For the other third of the defunct Swedish House Mafia, Mr. Drake takes us on a childhood journey reminiscent of "Stand By Me".
RAE SREMMURD / Dir. Motion Family. The old, always-hammered manager of a cowboy bar thought he booked country legend Ray Shumar to entertain his customers. Instead, Atlanta rappers Rae Sremmurd arrive...
PANAMA WEDDING / Dir. Jonathan "Jon Jon" Augustavo.
HALSEY / Dir. Malia James
TAN WEI WEI / Dir. Lex Halaby. This is an amazing piece, shot in Virtual Reality, for Chinese megastar Tan Wei Wei, from groundbreaking director Lex Halaby.
CAPITAL CITIES / Dir. Remy Cayuela. Choreographed by Denna Thomsen with an amazing combination of dance and Sign Language.
JP COOPER / Dir. Jonathan "Jon Jon" Augustavo. From the director of Macklemore's iconic "Thrift Shop", an anthem celebrating perseverance and hope.
BROOKE ft. SIA / Dir. Simon Cahn.
NICOLE SCHERZINGER / Dir. Justin Francis. The lead singer of the Pussy Cat Dolls is soaking wet. And there's dancing.
LOUISA JOHNSON / Dir. Sarah Chatfeld. For the X-Factor UK Winner, we created a "Burning Man"-styled party at the legendary aviation graveyard.JOSH PAN + X&G / Dir. Liam Underwood.DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 / Dir. Eva Michon. Juno NOMINEE for "Best Video of the Year", for "Virgins" I delivered a farm in Solvang and an Amish community on Rumspringa.
DURAN DURAN / Dir. Nick Egan.
LADY ANTEBELLUM / Dir. Peter Zavadil. Starring Beth Behrs from CBS
EEARZ / Dir. Mike Piscitelli
BEAU BLACK for THE LION KING / DISNEY / Dir. Justin Francis
MATT MCANDREW / Dir. Andrew Hines. For this one, we went out to the desert and made an underground, meth-infested fight club, run by an Asian mafia. Everyone fights, including the ladies.
WEEZER / Dir. Greg Yagolnitzer & Brendan Walter
TY DOLLA $IGN ft. CHARLIE XCX + TINASHE / Dir. DJay Brawner
RAE SREMMURD ft. LIL JON / Dir. Grant Singer
DELTA RAE / Dir. Martin Desmond Roe + Nick Frew. The Academy Award-Nominated Dirty Robbers give life to the dead.
JAMIE COMMONS / Dir. Ahlander + Antiga
NICOLE SCHERZINGER / Dir. Tim Mattia
BILLON ft. MAXINE ASHLEY / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober
REDFOO ft. STEVIE WONDER / Dir. Danny Erb
INGRID MICHAELSON / Dir. Jeff Wadlow
PASSENGER / Dir. James Lees
WASH ft. FRENCH MONTANA / Dir. Motion Family
SHABAZZ PALACES / Dir. Hiro Murai
TICKLE TORTURE / Dir. Josh Hegard
MISSION CONTROL / Dir. David Tomaszewski
SIGALA / Dir. Craig Moore
ALICE IN CHAINS / Dir. Robert "Robo" Schober
KODALINE / Dir. Charles Mehling
PEPPER / Dir. Josh Hegard