Ben Ib

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Ben Ib
Nationality English
Occupation Music video director and CGI artist
Known for Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, The Ting Tings videos

Ben Ib is a music video director[1] and CGI artist living and working in London. He has directed music videos for Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, The Ting Tings, Roni Size, Goldie Lookin Chain, Mr Hudson and Stateless. He has also created live tour visuals for Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Robbie Williams, Minogue and The Smashing Pumpkins, as well as creating the cover image for McCartney's album New (from a logo and cover concept conceived by UK art and design team Rebecca and Mike, with consultancy and design by YES).[2]

Early work[edit]

Ib studied art at Leeds University.[3] His first digital short Collapse, created as a third-year university film won the "Video Positive" award in 1996 and was screened on Channel Four's "Digital Underground" series. His early student work was screened at the Hanover Film Festival, the AVE Festival (Arnhem, The Netherlands), One Dot Zero,[4] Cinefeel and the Edinburgh Film Festival. In 1998 Ib relocated to London to work as a 3D artist in the post-production industry, eventually moving into the direction of television advertisements and music videos.

Music videos[edit]

Concert visuals[edit]

Other work[edit]

  • Paul McCartney - New album cover image (Logo and cover concept by Rebecca and Mike, Consultancy and design by YES) [8]
  • Paul McCartney - "Ramming" documentary, 2012 (Director)[9][10]
  • Razorlight - "Golden Touch - Live at the Bicklayers Arms" (Director)
  • SJWatson - "Before I go to Sleep" commercial (Director)
  • Directed television advertisements for Coke Light, Sunsilk and Dulux

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