Music Videos

I’ve worked with producers and directors for every genre from Neo-Soul to Emo, Pop-Princess to Krunk. Every pitch needs a killer treatment that shows your director has the vision to position the talent for maximum impact. And of course, to come in under budget. Yesterday.

MATT BARBER THE PLEA ~ WARNER MUSIC

Executive producer Cherie Sinclair at www.blinkpictures.com needed this treatment for their standout director Benjamin Weinstein. Already critically acclaimed, Canadian rocker Matt Barber's following continues to grow.


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HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS NIKI FM ~ VICTORY RECORDS

For director Major Lightner at www.motivfilms.com, this treatment had post production blue screen effects enhance the story's Shifting-reality narrative of events. Hawthorne Heights had a hit, MTV chose it for their Making The Video series and it topped out at #11 on MTV's Total Request Live.


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GOAPELE “FIRST LOVE” — COLUMBIA RECORDS

Columbia records was looking to position their breakout, neo-soul artist Goapele. Director Major Lightner at www.motivfilms.com needed the treatment to blend visuals, storyline and a tender vibe to the lyrics that told of her “First Love”.
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STRAYLIGHT RUN “HANDS IN THE SKY (BIG SHOT)” — VICTORY RECORDS

Director John Taggart at www.production920.com wanted to utilize a unique shooting location complete with looming water towers overlooking the NYC skyline. The treatment works in the space, the towers and the gritty soul of Straylight Run as a band on the run against an oppressive society.


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PAPA ROACH "DO WHAT YOU DO" — GEFFEN RECORDS

www.motivfilms.com director Major Lightner pitched this treatment to Papa Roach and Geffen Records who were looking for a girls-on-the-road storyline shot in the spirit and style of Aerosmith’s video trilogy, “Crazy”, “Crying” and “Amazing”.
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LILLIX "IT’S ABOUT TIME" — MAVERICK RECORDS

Executive producer Larry Perel at www.arsenalfilms.com had me collaborate with the respected director Nick Egan (Terence Trent Darby, Oasis, Duran Duran) on this treatment for the breakout girl group Lillix.
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UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF GIANTS “MAMA’S ROOM” — ISLAND RECORDS

2006 Canadian Country Music Video Director of the Year Margaret Malandruccolo at www.blinkpictures.com had me collaborate on this retro-vibe treatment. For UTIOG it featured a posh LA mansion where the rich party, and gorgeous girl mannequins come to life.
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ENRIQUE IGLESIAS "MENTIROSO" — UNIVERSAL RECORDS

David Hogan directed this video for Enrique, capturing an emotion-fueled performance that went to #1 on the Latin charts.
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