Chris Milk

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Chris Milk
Born 1975/1976 (age 39–40)[1]
Glen Cove, New York, U.S.[2]
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.[2]
Occupation Music video director
Employer @radical/music
Website Milk.co

Chris Milk (born 1975 or 1976[1] in Glen Cove, New York[2]) is an American music video director and photographer. He has directed videos for Kanye West, U2, Green Day, Courtney Love, Audioslave, Modest Mouse, Gnarls Barkley and Arcade Fire. He also has numerous television commercials to his credit. Milk is signed to @radical.media in the United States for commercials/music videos and WME Entertainment for feature films.

Milk was the accomplice on a prank pulled on Kanye West during the filming of the music video for "Jesus Walks" in an episode of Punk'd.

Milk directed the second unit on "A Mother's Promise", the Barack Obama bio film that played before his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2008.

Milk was awarded the "Music Video Production Association" Award for 2008 "Music Video Director of the Year".

In September, 2009 Milk photographed Kanye West using 3-D scanning and CGI for Complex Magazine's 7th Anniversary cover.[3]

Videography[edit]

Music videos[edit]

2011

2010

2008

2006

2005

2004

2003

Television commercials[edit]

2007

  • Nike "Monument", "Practice", "Grundy", "Leaving", "Passion", "Nicknames"

2006

  • L.L.Bean "Testing for Life", "Mt. Washington", "The Search"

2001

1999

year unknown

Filmography[edit]

Short film[edit]

(Produced for the 42 Second Dream Film Festival Beijing China 2009, www.42x42.com)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Parkin, Simon (June 30, 2014). "Chris Milk: the digital artist making music videos fly into the future". The Guardian. Now 38, Milk 
  2. ^ a b c "Bio - Chris Milk". Milk.co (official website. Milk was born and raised in Glen Cove NY, and lives in Los Angeles) 
  3. ^ "Kanye West checks in with Chris Milk". swide.com. 2009. 

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