R. Malcolm Jones

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R. Malcolm Jones is an American music video and motion picture director. Jones is a graduate of the University of Miami. While a student at the University, Jones was granted the Eastman Kodak Scholarship he is its youngest recipient. Jones also received a Merit Scholarship.

After graduation R. Malcolm Jones went on to direct Music Videos for various artist. He was nominated for Video Director of the Year at the 2008 BET Awards. In 2009 the MTV Video Awards nominated his video Right Round by Flo Rida feat Kei$ha for Best Hip Hop Video.

R. Malcolm Jones has directed Music Videos for Flo Rida, Avril Lavigne, Cassidy feat Swizz Beats, T-Pain, Chris Brown, Lil Mama, Mario, Ray J, R. Kelly, Cali Swag District, K’la, YC, Travis Porter, Jordan Taylor, Vanessa Hudgens, Nas, Clipse, Fat Joe, Brooke Hogan, The Pack and Roscoe Dash. Jones has also directed commercials for HBO (a talk with Spike Lee), BET (2009 BET Spring Bling) and CMT (Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders). R. Malcolm Jones has made a personal appearance as a guest on BET’s Top 25 Countdown and was a featured director for Vh1’s Hogan Knows Best, MTV’s Making The Video and BET’s All Access Granted.

R. Malcolm Jones has directed and written several motion picture projects. They include, Seven Lives: Seven Survivors (a documentary) His short films include, Ambush, Sweet Potato Pie and Shattered. He has currently finished production of his motion picture The Magic City starring Jennifer Lewis, Jamie Hector and Keith David. The Magic City screened at the 2013 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in the "Narrative" category it screened at the 2013 Annual Urban World Film Festival in New York City and the 2013 Bronze Lens Film Festival in Atlanta Where Jamie Hector and Jenifer Lewis were nominated and won awards for Best Actor and Actress.

Education[edit]

University of Miami, Bachelor of Science in Communications, Miami, Florida, 2001 Double Major Film and English (Creative Writing); Kermit & Mickey Schafer Scholarship winner for outstanding academics

Awards[edit]

  • BET Awards, Video Director of the Year Nominee, 2008
  • MTV Video Music Awards, Best Hip Hop Video - Nominee, 2009
  • Eastman Kodak Award, Best Cinematography in a Student Film - "Shattered", 1997

Music Videos[edit]

  • "Accessory" – Jordyn Taylor
  • "Right Round" - Flo Rida
  • "Shawty Get Loose" - Lil' Mama featuring Chris Brown & T-Pain
  • "Sneakernight" - Vanessa Hudgens
  • "Cryin' Out For Me" – Mario
  • "Drink N My 2 Step" - Cassidy featuring Swizz Beats
  • "Hair Braider" - R. Kelly
  • "Lip Gloss" - Lil' Mama
  • "G-Slide" - Lil’ Mama
  • "Girlfriend" - Avril Lavigne featuring Lil’ Mama
  • "Sexy Can I" - Ray J featuring Yung Berg
  • "Hustlers" - Nas featuring The Game
  • "L.I.F.E." - Lil’ Mama
  • "Mr. Me Too" – Clipse
  • "So Much More" - Fat Joe
  • "What It Is" - Lil’ Mama featuring T-Pain
  • "About Us" - Brooke Hogan featuring Paul Wall
  • "Vans" - The Pack
  • "Wamp Wamp" – Clipse
  • "Come Get It" - Yummy Bingham featuring Jadakiss
  • “All Your Love” -K’la
  • Racks-YC
  • “College Girl”- Travis Porter
  • "Show Out”-Roscoe Dash
  • “Burn Out”- Cali Swag District


References[edit]

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