Gil Green (director)

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Gil Green
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Gil Green in 2013
Born (1975-07-29) July 29, 1975 (age 43)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Years active1996–present

Gil Green (born July 29, 1975) is an American music video, commercial, and film director raised in Miami, Florida.

Personal life[edit]

Gil attended the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, at age 19 his thesis music video appeared on music networks such as MTV, BET, and The Box. This launched his career in the music video industry.[1]


Gil has directed more than 150 music videos for multi-platinum artists such as John Legend, Pitbull, Chris Brown, Akon, Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, Austin Mahone, Drake, Usher, Flo Rida, P-Diddy, Timbaland, Natasha Bedingfield, Robin Thicke, Nelly, 50 Cent, Romeo Santos, Matisyahu, Brandy, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Sean Paul, T-Pain, Rick Ross, Wyclef, Common, Trey Songz, Lupe Fiasco, The Roots, French rapper Rohff and Oscar award winners, Three 6 Mafia.[2]

Gil has won numerous awards including Source Magazine’s “Video of the Year,” and an MTV VMA for “Best Hip Hop Video” for directing Lil Wayne's “ Lollipop.”[3] He has been nominated in three consecutive years for the BET Awards “Director of the Year,” award (2008, 2009, 2010.)[4][5][6][better source needed] In 2006 Gil Green was invited to teach a two-week long Music Video Directing course in Ghana, the project was sponsored by his alma-mater, NYU, MTV Base and Ghana's Ministry of Tourism.[7]

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