- Alex Courtes and Martin Fougerol
Alex and martin are duo music video directors who have worked with the likes of Kylie Minogue, U2, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Kaiser Chiefs and many more. In 2005 they won a Grammy Award for the Best Short Form Music Video category for a song by U2. They have recently split however still direct on their own.
2. Michel Gondry
Gondry is a French director, screenwriter and producer. He has been notice for his inventive sense of style and manipulation of mise-en-scene. He has won an academy award for best original screenplay on a film which is often ranked as one of the greatest films of the 2000’s. He is well known for music collaborations with many well known artist such as; The White Stripes, The Chemical Brothers, Radiohead and Beck.
3. F. Gary Gary
An American film and music video producer, director and actor. He has directed videos for Usher, Dr.Dre, Whitney Houston, R.Kelly, Jay Z and Rick Ross. He has directed and even starred in films such as The Italian Job, Straight Outta Compton, The Negotiator, The Sea Of Trees and is currently directing The Fate Of The Furious.
4. Mark Romanek
Romanek directed the most expensive music video of all time, Michael & Janet Jacksons’ ‘Scream’. His other most notable music videos include Johnny Cash – Hurt, Bedtime Story – Madonna and Closer – Nine Inch Nails. His work has won 20 MTV Video Music Awards, including Best Direction for Jay Z’s 99 Problems and he has also won three Grammy Awards for Best Short Form Music Video, which is more than any other director has won.