Aug 11 2020
Paul Hunter is a legendary music video director, commercial director, screenwriter, and Co-Founder of the acclaimed production company PRETTYBIRD. Spanning over two decades, Paul has directed over 100 music videos, helping to define and redefine the genre. Some of his greatest works include The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize” (MTV Best Rap Video), D’Angelo’s “How Does It Feel?" (MTV Best R&B Video) and Christina Aguilera’s “Lady Marmalade” (Video of the Year). He’s also done videos for Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Dr. Dre, TLC, Madonna, U2, Justin Timberlake, Will Smith, Gwen Stefani, Marilyn Manson, Lenny Kravitz, Jennifer Lopez and LL Cool J. Recently his video for Pharrell’s “Freedom” was nominated for Best Music Video at the Grammy Awards. In 2008, Paul co-founded PRETTYBIRD. The company has been responsible for some of the most high-profile and renowned work of the past decade, in the process earning Grammys, Emmys, D&AD Awards and Cannes Lions. Creativity named PRETTYBIRD its Production Company of the Year in 2015. Some of Paul’s greatest hits as a commercial director including Nike "Freestyle," Burger King “Stuff of Legends," the Grammy Promo for "Straight Outta Compton" starring Dr Dre and Ice Cube, as well as global campaigns for Sony, Adidas, Apple, Audi and Microsoft. Paul is an innovator, a groundbreaker, and an industry icon.