Director X

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Director X
(X / Little X)
LittleXFeb07.jpg
X in 2005
Born Julien Christian Lutz
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Other names X, Little X
Occupation Music video director, fashion
Years active 1998 - present

Julien Christian Lutz (born October 31, 1975), better known as Little X, X or Director X, is a Canadian music video director. He also has his own clothing line X Fit. He was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario,[1] and is of Trinidadian and Swiss descent.

Music videos[edit]

Julien Christian Lutz attended both Mayfield Secondary School and North Park Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario.[citation needed] A protégé of Hype Williams,[1] X has been noted for his high-budget, visually distinctive music videos for popular music singles, including videos for The Wanted, R. Kelly, Usher, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Korn, David Guetta, Nelly Furtado, Sean Paul, Justin Bieber, Drake and Nicki Minaj. He is currently represented by DNA - David Naylor and Associates, Hollywood, CA.

His trademark is tweaking the letterbox format; instead of just using black bars on the top and bottom of the frame to frame the image, many videos by X actually feature the bars opening vertically to reveal the video and closing vertically at the end, like a letter box.[2]

Other media[edit]

In addition to directing musical videos, Director X has also had experiences in filming and into fashion and modelling consultancy.

X Fit[edit]

X has his own fashion clothing line called X Fit. It is produced by Canadian clothing company Ice Gear Fitness.

Films[edit]

X was a visual consultant on Hype Williams 1998 film "Belly".[3] X was also to direct now defunct vampire feature "Razorwire".[4] His most recent work is the video for "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea. and has done collaborations with Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake.

Modelling[edit]

He also discovered Melyssa Ford at a Toronto nightclub and helped to launch her modelling career.

Filmography[edit]

Videography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999
1998

Commercials[edit]

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Books[edit]

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