Born in Tokyo, Tak Kuroha, also known as TAK, grew up in Milan, Italy. Tak has a very unique approach to his videos and often uses light painting and innovative special effects to create new visual worlds. TAK specializes in car, beauty and international campaigns. Tak has also directing films, music videos, web-series and special fashion films. His short-films Clacson and Road to Sundance have been screened in more than 60 Film Festivals around the world, winning more than 20 prizes. He was also shortlisted at Cannes YDA Young Director Award with a campaign for Ford Kuga. TAK is a marvel and speaks fluent Japanese, Spanish, English and of course Italian.
An award winning, British born film-maker, Nigel Dick has directed over 400 music videos and more than 30 documentaries & films. He has won 3 MTV awards, 2 Billboard Awards and 3 MVPA awards. Nigel’s videos have been nominated for a total of 50 MTV, Much Music, Grammy and Brit Awards. Recent work includes multi-camera shows in Amsterdam’s Ziggodome for Toto’s 40th Anniversary Tour; Beth Hart at London’s Royal Albert Hall, and the first film ever shot with Canon’s new EOS C700FF camera. Nigel’s most memorable videos are with Oasis, Backstreet Boys, Barry Manilow, Celine Dion, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Nickelback, Def Leppard, Everything But The Girl, George Michael, Guns n Roses, Britney Spears, Bob Geldof, LeAnn Rimes and Imagine Dragons.
Derek Pike is a director and writer raised in New York and based in Los Angeles. He recently finished directing Ruth B’s new video for her single Rare with Sony Music almost reaching a million views in a week. At the age of 21, Derek became one of the youngest directors to have a music video featured on MTV. To date, Derek has directed over 100 music videos with multiple #1's on MTV and BET charts.
Nathan "Karma" Cox is an award winning music video director based in Los Angeles. Nathan has worked with well-known bands such as Zac Brown Band, Seether, Chevelle, Blink 182, Daughtry, Five Finger Death Punch, Godsmack, Disturbed, Finger Eleven, Metallica, and Marilyn Manson.
L.A. based contemporary American artist and filmmaker Tyler Shields’ evolution from the “bad boy of photography” with his controversial blood-stained photographic series featuring Lindsay Lohan to the color-explosive poesy of his Chromatic series. His work features fire-starting bag-sawing antics of a $100,00 Hermes Birkin Bag, to stoic magic surrealism of Suspense, a project shot in the New Mexico desert featuring Franseca Eastwood, Emma Roberts and Lydia Hearst.
Izak Rappaport has directed countless celebrity-endorsed fashion films for DKNY Jeans, BCBGeneration, Nylon and 7 For All Mankind. In addition to producing the feature film Running Wild, Rappaport has directed recent music videos for BANNERS and MKTO. His latest video MKTO - How Can I Forget has almost a million views since the release last week. Izak is directing the pilot for VH1’s Teyana and Iman and in development for TV & Film projects in 2019.
Odette Sugerman is an American - Canadian director who graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles. Her talents lead her to become one of the GUESS photographers capturing beautiful celebrities around the world such as Kate Beckinsale, Sara Foster, Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton and Bree Condon. In her downtime, Odette can be found chartering a float plane throughout the Vancouver Islands and Alaska photographing nature, especially black bears.
Coliena is known for shooting high end, beautiful fashion, portraiture, and travel for major brands. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, W, The New York Times Magazine, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and GQ. Her advertising clients include Bergdorf Goodman, J. Crew, Gap, Target, and Amazon. Coliena has worked with celebrities such as Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansen, Owen Wilson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Warren Zevon.
Originally from a quiet town next to Manchester England, Patrick Killingbeck broke into the music video industry shooting the promo ‘Go’ with MasterCard and new artist Delilah and Mastercard that featured on the cover of Timeout magazine. After earning his stripes in music videos, Patrick has moved into the world of commercials directing ads for global brands. His style embraces high levels of aestheticism with a focus on framing and styling, supporting the story at the heart of each video. Breaking away from the boundaries of traditional film, Patrick captures his subjects in refreshing and captivating ways creating his bold and recognisable style.
Canadian choreographer, director, television personality, singer, actress and dancer. Laurieann has choreographed music videos and dance numbers for musical artists such as Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé.
James has directed for VICE, Ray-Ban, VOX, Teen Vogue, Russell Athletics, La Quinta Hotels and Uber. He served as the cinematographer on Kristen Stewart’s Take Me To the South, Monster by Rain Phoenix, and recently completed a documentary entitled Election Day: Lens Across America for Blumhouse and Epix. As a skilled writer and director, Gallagher has completed several short films, Boy Leroy, Pigeon is Dead and Tommy Quit Smoking.
Blythe’s newest video for Grace VanderWaal’s ‘Stray’ is a stunning addition to her growing list of popular videos. Her directorial debut for Grace VanderWaal's hit single, “Moonlight,” reached over 35 million views. Her recent release for Lennon Stella’s ‘Bad’ reached 1 million views in one week. Grace VanderWaal’s ‘Stray’ reached 80k views in the first three hours of release. Blythe’s videos have collectively been streamed over 100 million times. Blythe’s directing work has been credited in TIME, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Vice, Billboard, People, Snapchat, Glamour, and Teen Vogue. Blythe’s clients include Sony Music Group, Columbia Records, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, Def Jam and Republic.
Marc originally from Sydney, Australia shoots worldwide commercials and select music videos. His clients include McDonalds, Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Amnesty International, Volkswagen and Visa and music videos for Sony, Universal, EMI and Warner Music. Marc has received two nominations for Aria Awards for Best Music Video and his first feature film, a sci-fi thriller, Terminus, is currently on Netflix. As a prolific writer, illustrator and director of actors, his strength is balancing strong characterization with a cinematic aesthetic.
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