So many things make a great music video but one of the most important factors is the Director. Don't know any directors? Don't worry! SO KOKO have created a list of directors you need to know!
2016 has been a great year for music not only in terms of sound but also visuals. The aesthetics of music videos has really stepped up this year. Directors have taken things to a different level giving audiences a different experience with each scene.
Below we have listed 11 DIRECTORS YOU NEED TO KNOW! From the UK to Africa, these are the Directors that are creating the magic you see everyday. Check out the list along with their work.
CLARENCE PETERS (CAPital Dreams Pictures)
Clarence Peters is a Nigerian music video director, filmmaker and cinematographer. Son of Superstar musician Sir Shina Peters and Founder/CEO of CAPital Dream Pictures. One of the biggest Video Directors in the game. Clarence Peters videos are nothing less than amazing.
ANDY AMADI (SnowPix Media)
Andy Amadi is a UK based Director. Currently taking the globe by storm with the hit Web Series #BKCHAT #BKCHATLDN (Red Carpet Photos and Video HERE). Andy also specialises in film.
MEJI ALABI (JM Films)
Meji Alabi is a Director/Photographer raised in Texas but currently residing in London. Bridging the gap between the African and Western Markets, Meji specialises in creative visuals for the music, advertising, and photography industries alike.
Kaylum Dennis is UK based Video Director. Well known for his work with Section Boyz (Don't Panic) Stormzy, Abra Cadabra, Krept and Konan.
DANNY WONDERS (Wondervision Films)
Danny Wonders is the CEO of Wondervisionfilms an award winning independent UK production company bringing you self expression on culture, brazen quality and content through Films, Music Videos, Photography, Weddings & many more.
SAMMY SHOOTS (SS MEDIA UK)
Sammy Shoots is a Cinematographer/Videographer based in the UK. It's one thing to hold a camera, it's another to know how to use it, quoting the man himself. His portfolio includes his very own Circle Channel a hub for upcoming and presenters, D.O.P for music videos with promotional videos include Viva UK, Mr and Miss Nigeria and more.
MARV BROWN (Marv Brown Films)
Marv Brown is a UK Based director. Marv has covered concerts such as Shatta Wale's Live 2016 Concert and worked with OHTV. Marv was also behind the popular Lokked In Wedding (Watch the Lokked In Wedding Here - UK AFRICAN WEDDINGS)
Ashleigh Jade is a London based Video director. Her portfolio includes work with artists such as Big Sean, French Montana, Rita Ora, Tinie Tempah, Tyga, Iggy Azalea, Mac and more. Ashleigh has also produced content for brands and artist such as Beats by Dre, Skepta, Stormzy, G Frsh, BET UK and more, but always felt most at home in the directors chair.