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A selected assortment of recent happenings.

Christian Lamb Shoots Visceral Photo Essay of Burning Man 2019

Post Date - [ 17.09.2019 ]

Black Dog director/photographer Christian Lamb landed in Black Rock City, NV, shortly after wrapping a concert film he shot for OneRepublic in Red Rocks, CO.

Leonn Ward Directs First Video From Michael Kiwanuka’s New Album

Post Date - [ 12.09.2019 ]

‘You Ain’t the Problem’ is the first single to be taken from British singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka’s upcoming album ‘Kiwanuka’.

Christian Lamb Directs OneRepublic ‘Wanted’ with front-man Ryan Tedder unleashing his inner dancer

Post Date - [ 06.09.2019 ]

GRAMMY-nominated OneRepublic released their new single, ‘Wanted,’ today via Interscope Records. It’s the band’s second new single after ‘Rescue Me’ released in May. Both are directed by Christian Lamb. You can see more of Christian’s work…

Meji Alabi x Tiwa Savage ‘49-99’

Post Date - [ 05.09.2019 ]

’49-99′ marks Tiwa Savage’s first release with the Universal Music Group, and her first new music this year.

New Signing Meji Alabi Drops Burna Boy Video

Post Date - [ 29.08.2019 ]

Director and Photographer Meji Alabi has signed to Black Dog Films in the UK and US. London-based Meji has directed music videos for the likes of Skepta, A$AP Ferg, Goldlink, Burna Boy, Yungen, Kojo Funds, Raye,…

Director Christian Lamb Signs to Black Dog Films

Post Date - [ 21.08.2019 ]

With roots in photography and cinematography, Christian’s credits span music videos, commercials, branded content, documentaries, webcasts and live event broadcasts.

Jake Scott Nominated for MTV VMA

Post Date - [ 24.07.2019 ]

‘Runaway Train 25’ has been shortlisted in the ‘Video for Good’ category alongside Taylor Swift, The Killers, and John Legend.

Marie Schuller Joins Black Dog Films US/UK

Post Date - [ 11.07.2019 ]

As one of the most prominent filmmakers in fashion and beauty, Marie has directed campaigns for the likes of Givenchy, Versace, Dior, Vans, Converse and Adidas

Jake Scott Directs Geo-targeted ‘Runaway Train 25’ Music Video

Post Date - [ 22.05.2019 ]

Working with contemporary artists Jaime N Commons, Skylar Grey, and Gallant, Jake directed a first-of-its-kind music video that updates with children from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) database, based on where you watch it.

Christian Lamb Directs OneRepublic’s “Rescue Me”

Post Date - [ 16.05.2019 ]

The video with over 49M views was produced by Holly Harding with cinematography by Mack Fisher and choreography by Sherrie Silver. With a short cameo of the band, “Rescue Me” features Cody Bingham from Dancing with…

Leonn Ward Wins Webby for Dazed x Adidas x Oliva Oblanc

Post Date - [ 24.04.2019 ]

The Webby Awards, referred to by the New York Times as “the internet’s highest honour”, are the leading international awards honouring excellence on the internet.

Director Luke Monaghan Joins the Black Dog US Fam!

Post Date - [ 02.11.2018 ]

With UKMVA-nominations and an Emmy under his belt, Director Luke Monaghan is one to watch. A cross-disciplinary filmmaker, Monaghan’s storytelling and cinematic style shine in music videos like Sam Smith’s Academy Award-winning song “Writing’s On The…

Meet Black Dog’s New Executive Producer Julia Ochsenreiter and Rep Molly Bohas

Post Date - [ 24.10.2018 ]

Welcoming experts in entertainment and culture to the growing family

BTS of Mura Masa’s “Move Me” ft. Octavian, Directed by Yoni Lappin

Post Date - [ 27.06.2018 ]

When it comes to creative chemistry, Director Yoni Lappin and Mura Masa have it on lock. Their approach to blending musical energy with visual storytelling results in something that fans have come to know, love and…

Director Chris Hopewell Brings His Art & Animation Expertise to Black Dog US

Post Date - [ 14.06.2018 ]

From managing punk and hardcore bands across the world in the 80’s, to designing magazines as a graphic artist, Chris Hopewell is a jack-of-all-trades in the creative world. Behind the camera, Chris has directed countless pop…

Black Dog Films Joins The Ridley Scott Creative Group

Post Date - [ 12.06.2018 ]

We’re no strangers to big events in the entertainment industry, especially with our directors working with industry giants, landing multiple grammy noms, and winning a few awards at that, but today we’ve got some huge news….

David Dobkin Directs Star-Studded Music Video for Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You”

Post Date - [ 01.06.2018 ]

Director David Dobkin has teamed up for another awesome music video with pop powerhouse Maroon 5 for their latest single, “Girls Like You,” but this time it’s a little different. While Adam sings, the camera circles…

Black Dog Chat: Tobias Nathan

Post Date - [ 19.12.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Duo Bradley&Pablo direct Migos’ “Motorsport” ft. Cardi B and Nicki Minaj

Post Date - [ 08.12.2017 ]

Fast cars, hot bars, and rising stars – What more could you ask for? Buckle up, cause we’re taking a flying Lyft straight into the future with our boys Bradley&Pablo in their highly anticipated music video…

Director Andy Hines’ “1-800-273-8255” Nominated for “Best Music Video” Grammy

Post Date - [ 05.12.2017 ]

Photo Courtesy of Rap Caviar Earlier this year, Director Andy Hines took on what he called “the most important project of his life.” After releasing a powerful song addressing the youth’s struggles with acceptance, sexuality, and…

Leonn Ward Signs to Black Dog/Releases New Video

Post Date - [ 26.10.2017 ]

The colourful, poetic intimacy of Leonn’s work is keenly sought after by established brands, publications, and musicians.

Black Dog Productions on UKMVA Shortlist

Post Date - [ 23.09.2017 ]

Best New Director, Best Animation, Best Live Concert, the list goes on…

Black Dog Chat: Tim Nackashi

Post Date - [ 05.09.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Black Dog Chat: Casper Balslev

Post Date - [ 22.08.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Andy Hines Directs Logic “1-800-273-8255”

Post Date - [ 17.08.2017 ]

Logic takes a powerful stance on suicide prevention with his new video directed by Andy Hines. There really are no words to adequately tell the story told in this video. So leave it to our Director…

Tim Nackashi Directs Electric Guest in “Oh Devil”

Post Date - [ 16.08.2017 ]

You’re invited to Electric Guest’s summer pool party in this new video from our Director Tim Nackashi. Don’t we all wish we could be at a pool instead of at work? Well. This might be the…

Director Andy Hines’ Logic “Black SpiderMan” Nominated for VMA

Post Date - [ 26.07.2017 ]

A huge congratulations to our Director Andy Hines, whose video for Logic feat. Damian Lemar Hudson “Black SpiderMan” nabbed a nomination in this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. The video celebrating acceptance and pride is nominated in…

Black Dog Chat: Shynola

Post Date - [ 11.07.2017 ]

Kenny of Shynola took a moment out of his busy schedule to chat with us and give us a look into one of the personalities that make up the revered directing collective.

Black Dog Chat: Chino Moya

Post Date - [ 27.06.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Black Dog Chat: Andy Hines

Post Date - [ 19.06.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the Director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Andy Hines Directs Buddy “World of Wonders”

Post Date - [ 16.06.2017 ]

Picking up right where they left off, Director Andy Hines teams up with Buddy in another new music video. The “World of Wonder”  video follows Buddy, Kaytranada and crew as they cruise through the streets of Los…

Jesse Peretz Directs Selena Gomez in “Bad Liar”

Post Date - [ 14.06.2017 ]

Selena Gomez has our feelings on fire with this 70’s style music video Pop music sweetheart Selena Gomez, has teamed up with Director and storyteller extraordinaire Jesse Peretz for her new video for “Bad Liar.” Known…

Black Dog Chat: Sam Spiegel

Post Date - [ 13.06.2017 ]

When it comes to making banging content, the director’s vision carries the project from beginning to end. That’s why we wanted to peel back the curtain and find out what makes our Black Dog Directors tick….

Black Dog Welcomes Director Anna Rose Holmer

Post Date - [ 01.06.2017 ]

Named as “Someone to Watch” by this year’s Independent Spirit Awards, Anna Rose has arrived. A narrative storyteller with an eye for beautifully composed and styled visuals, you may recognize Anna Rose’s most recent music video…

Yoni Lappin Directs Mura Masa x Desiigner “All Around the World”

Post Date - [ 30.05.2017 ]

One shot, one take, one fresh new video from Director Yoni Lappin. Palm trees sway, as children ride bikes through an empty Los Angeles parking lot by the beach in this new video for Mura Masa….

Andy Hines Directs Buddy “Find Me”

Post Date - [ 19.05.2017 ]

Buddy takes flight with his feelings in Director Andy Hines’ surreal new video, “Find Me.” A beautiful portrait of loss and self-discovery, Compton rapper Buddy teams up with Director Andy Hines once again to create the…

Black Dog Brings On Executive Producer Chris Clavadetscher

Post Date - [ 16.05.2017 ]

  We are excited to officially welcome Executive Producer Chris Clavadetscher back to Black Dog Films and the RSA Family. After spending the last two years as a Creative Producer for Interscope Records, Chris Clavadetscher will…

Casper Balslev Recruits Iggy Pop For New alt-J Video

Post Date - [ 09.05.2017 ]

alt-J debuts brand new video for ‘In Cold Blood’, featuring a voice over from legendary Stooges frontman Iggy Pop. Shot by Casper Balslev in Hareskoven Forest near Copenhagen, In Cold Blood follows a wood mouse as his…

Aya Tanimura Directs Shawn Hook “Reminding Me”

Post Date - [ 03.05.2017 ]

Director Aya Tanimura’s latest video for Shawn Hook featuring Vanessa Hudgens captures the beauty of heartbreak. A steamy new video for  Shawn Hook, “Reminding Me” mixes Young Hollywood talent with a touch of Old Hollywood glamour. Shot…

Andy Hines Directs Logic “Black Spiderman”

Post Date - [ 17.04.2017 ]

Swept up in a celebratory parade, Logic spreads acceptance and pride in his new video for “Black Spiderman.” Director Andy Hines’ latest video for Logic’s new single “Black Spiderman” places us in the middle of a…

Tim Nackashi Directs Missio “Middle Fingers”

Post Date - [ 30.03.2017 ]

In a beautiful snapshot of chaos, Director Tim Nackashi captures the essence of rebellion for Missio’s alt-hit, “Middle Fingers.” Broken glass, tear gas canisters and protest signs litter the empty streets. A young girl bashes in…

Anna Rose Holmer Directs Natalie Portman in James Blake “My Willing Heart”

Post Date - [ 20.03.2017 ]

Natalie Portman shows her beautiful baby bump in video for James Blake’s soothing “My Willing Heart.” There is nothing quite like a mother’s love. In a gentle and touching new video for James Blake’s “My Willing…

Aya Tanimura Directs Katy Perry “Chained to the Rhythm” Lyric Video

Post Date - [ 10.02.2017 ]

In a tiny house, a happy hamster emoji bounces across the lyrics in Aya Tanimura’s new lyric video for Katy Perry “Chained to the Rhythm”. This new lyric video directed by Aya Tanimura features giant hands…

Andy Hines directs Big Sean “Halfway Off The Balcony”

Post Date - [ 03.02.2017 ]

Coming off Big Sean’s newly released album I Decided, director Andy Hines creates a beautifully dark yet colorful world in “Halfway Off the Balcony” The third single from American rapper Big Sean’s fourth studio album I Decided, Andy Hines’ video…

Alessia Cara “How Far I’ll Go” Nominated for Academy Awards Best Original Song

Post Date - [ 24.01.2017 ]

Congratulations to Alessia Cara and Disney’s Moana for their Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. In a video directed by Aya Tanimura, Alessia Cara creates beautiful sand art and points to the sea singing the iconic song from…

Andy Hines Directs Kris Wu “Juice” for “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”

Post Date - [ 20.01.2017 ]

Kris Wu and Vin Diesel pull up and flex in an exclusive video premiere directed by Andy Hines. In a crisp, neon infused video, the new single “Juice” from rapper Kris Wu accompanies the film xXx: Return of…

“Hymn for the Weekend” Nominated for Best Music Video in iHeartRadio Music Awards

Post Date - [ 05.01.2017 ]

Coldplay’s “Hymn for the Weekend” directed by Ben Mor is nominated for Best Music Video in the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Coldplay’s colorful music video celebrating the vibrancy of Indian culture “Hymn for the Weekend” has…

Ben Mor directs Coldplay “Everglow”

Post Date - [ 09.12.2016 ]

A stripped down video showcasing Coldplay’s Chris Martin behind the piano, Director Ben Mor brings us an alluring visual for “Everglow”. After teasing us with an Instagram clip last month, Coldplay released the full video for “Everglow”…

Lukas Graham “7 Years” nominated for three Grammys

Post Date - [ 06.12.2016 ]

A huge congratulations to collaborator Lukas Graham and “7 Years” for receiving not one, but three nominations in the 2016 Grammys. Nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance,…

Andy Hines directs powerful new video for Jim James “Here In Spirit”

Post Date - [ 18.11.2016 ]

A collaboration 15 years in the making, Andy Hines directs a moving new video for Jim James “Here In Spirit”. A truly powerful accompaniment to a song written after the Orlando shootings earlier this year, Andy…

Andy Hines directs Buddy “Shine”

Post Date - [ 15.11.2016 ]

Director Andy Hines creates a portrait of up and coming rapper Buddy in his new video “Shine”. In the much anticipated music video for Buddy’s new single “Shine”, director Andy Hines gives us a glimpse inside…

Take Five with…Aya Tanimura

Post Date - [ 08.11.2016 ]

With bedazzled bullhorn in hand, director Aya Tanimura has emerged with several gorgeous music videos in the past few months. From Bea Miller’s captivating “Yes Girl” video to Charlie Puth’s emotional “Dangerously video to her most…

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