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News

Blood Orange - BTS
July 21, 2014

Head over to Urban Outfitters for EXCLUSIVE behind the scenes photos from Gia's video for Blood Orange.

David Wilson Nominated for a VMA!
July 17, 2014

David Wilson's Arctic Monkeys video was nominated for a VMA! Head over to MTV News to see the full list of nominations!

Washed Out - "Weightless"
June 26, 2014

If you haven't yet seen David Altobelli's Latest video for Washed Out, you should now!

David Wilson x Nark Magazine
June 10, 2014

David Wilson sits down with Nark Magazine to discuss his latest Arcade Fire and Hercules and Love Affair videos.

Ryan Hope x The Kooks
May 15, 2014

Watch the EXCLUSIVE director's cut of Ryan Hope's new video for The Kooks!

L.A. Rangers
May 6, 2014

You can watch Dugan O'Neal and Wilson Bethel in their new web-series "L.A. Rangers" right now on CW SEED. Get to it!

Kylie Minogue - "Sexercise"
March 19, 2014

Head on over to NOWNESS for some 'Sexercize' with Kylie Minogue. Directed by Roman Coppola and TDB Special Projects!

David Wilson - SXSW
March 12, 2014

If you're in Austin this Friday for SXSW, make sure you catch a screening of "Mind Mischief", David Wilson's music video for Tame Impala!

Old Navy - Adweek
February 20, 2014

See what Adweek had to say about Roman Coppola's latest Old Navy spot!

The Captain - Now Available on iTunes!
January 30, 2014

Nash Edgerton's short The Captain is available on iTunes TODAY!

The Wait on Nowness
January 30, 2014

Check out the NOWNESS feature on M Blash's new film "The Wait."

Todd Selby - Small Business Saturday
December 4, 2013

The Selby's American Express ad took the #1 spot on Adweek's Top 10 YouTube brand videos! Read the article HERE.

Ryan Hope & David Wilson - UKMVA'S
October 7, 2013

Congrats to our very own Ryan Hope & David Wilson for their UK Music Video Awards nominations!

Kavinsky - Odd Look
September 6, 2013

Our good friend Marcus Herring directed this action-packed music video for Kavinsky's "Odd Look". Check it out HERE!

NASH EDGERTON ON MY FIRST SHOOT!
June 25, 2013

Nash interviewed by My First Shoot. Read the full article HERE!

SOFIA FEATURED IN W MAGAZINE!
June 23, 2013

Check out Sofia's feature in the June/July 2013 issue of W Magazine, out NOW! Read the article here!

MELODIE FOR TIME MAGAZINE
May 16, 2013

Melodie McDaniel's photograph of Angelina Jolie was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine! Pick up a copy now, and read the article here.

SOFIA FEATURED IN HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
May 10, 2013

Have you seen Sofia on the current cover of The Hollywood Reporter? Grab a copy now, and check the interview

NASH WINS AT ADGA
May 6, 2013

Congrats to Nash Edgerton for winning Best Direction in a Music Video for 'Duquesne Whistle' at the Australian Directors Guild Awards this weekend!!! Watch the video here!

AARON ROSE LEARNS TO SAY F**K YOU TO THE WORLD
April 23, 2013

Aaron Rose created this video alongside Thomas McMahon, for MOCATV set to an interpretation song by Tim Armstrong (of Rancid) of a Sol LeWitt letter. Watch and Read more here!

AARON ROSE AND M. BLASH AT SEMI-PERMANENT
March 21, 2013

Aaron Rose and M. Blash, along with Bureau friends Gia Coppola and Kahlil Joseph, are participating in a lecture put on by Semi-Permanent. More information here!

THE DIRECTORS BUREAU AND UNIQLO TEAM UP
February 21, 2013

The Directors Bureau directors teamed up with UNIQLO to create a line of T-shirts! Buy them here!

ROMAN COPPOLA INTERVIEW WITH THE OSCARS
February 21, 2013

Watch The Oscars nominee interview with Roman Coppola here! And cheer on Moonrise Kingdom this weekend!  

THE DIRECTORS BUREAU FEATURED AS STANDOUT
February 19, 2013

Creativity-Online has mentioned The Directors Bureau as a "Standout Production Company"! Read more here!

ROMAN COPPOLA LIVE ON KCRW NOW!
February 13, 2013

LISTEN TO ROMAN COPPOLA ON KCRW'S "THE TREATMENT" here!

CHRIS NEIL AND SAM SPIEGEL'S NEW MUSIC VIDEO
January 25, 2013

Bureau friends, CHRIS NEIL AND SAM SPIEGEL, directed a new music video for Maximum Headrum. Watch here!

JONAS & FRANÇOIS PREMIERE VIDEO FOR ELECTRIC GUEST
January 16, 2013

JONAS & FRANÇOIS have released their newest music video for Electric Guest! Watch here!

DAVID ALTOBELLI ON HEALTH
December 13, 2012

David Altobelli's recent music video for the band Health has been receiving a lot of attention since airing. Here is an interview with Altobelli on his concept and process. Read here!

COMING SOONISH!
December 7, 2012

Look at the new website for Roman Coppola's film, "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles III"!!!!

MIKE MILLS UP FOR TOP SPOT OF THE YEAR
December 6, 2012

Mike Mills' Corona spot is up for the ShootOnline's 2012 "Top Spot of the Year"! Polling closes tonight! VOTE HERE!

THE DIRECTORS BUREAU AND ULTRABOOK EXPERIENCE!
November 28, 2012

Four Stories, a short film series with Roman Coppola has aired! Watch the films here!

ROMAN IN ROME
November 27, 2012

Roman Coppola was interviewed in Rome during the premiere of "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III". He discusses the characters of the film, the production of "On the Road", and collaboration. Read it here!

ROMAN COPPOLA IS A FANTASTIC MAN
October 30, 2012

Read Roman Coppola's interview in the newest issue of Fantastic Man! CLICK HERE!

THE THING QUARTERLY
October 24, 2012

Family Bookstore is hosting the launch of "The Thing Quarterly: Issue 18" featuring our very own Mike Mills!  Mike will be in conversation with Sean Uyehara on October 25th at 7:30pm. More info here!

CAYCE COLE AT HEATH
October 18, 2012

Visual artist and Illustrator, Cayce Cole, will be hosting a reading of her new book the "The Olympians" alongside her co-author and mother, Susan Chambers on October 20th at Heath Los Angeles. View the flyer here!

HARRIS SAVIDES - 1957 - 2012
October 11, 2012

Thank you Harris Savides for the inspiring life and work... Harris Savides 1957 - 2012.

GALLERINA BY AARON ROSE
September 4, 2012

Aaron Rose's new short film for 81 hours is up on purple TELEVISION! Watch here!

GRAYDON SHEPPARD'S NEW BOOK
September 4, 2012

GRAYDON SHEPPARD and Kyle Humphrey were on TODAY talking about their new book Shit Girls Say and it's big news...Watch here!

A FIRST GLIMPSE
August 31, 2012

Another great interview with Roman Coppola about A Glimpse inside the Mind of Charles Swan III... read here.

AARON ROSE GIVES A TOUR OF WATTS
July 24, 2012

Aaron Rose gives a tour of The Watts Towers in this film for The Avant/Garde Diaries. Watch here!

SPECIAL PROJECTS AND DISARONNO
July 19, 2012

Roman Coppola, Todd Cole, and TDB Special Projects have their work with Disaronno featured on The Idealists.  Read more here!

MIKE MILLS LIMITED ADDITION PRINTS FOR COMMUNE
June 27, 2012

Mike Mills has designed a limited addition poster series for Commune. Read an interview about them here!

GRAYDON SHEPPARD INCLUDED IN NEW DIRECTORS SHOWCASE
June 21, 2012

Saatchi & Saatchi have included Graydon Sheppard in this year's New Directors Showcase!

TODD COLE IN THE PRESS
June 12, 2012

Todd Cole's video for Liars, "No.1 Against the Rush" has been included in a list of the Best Music Videos of 2012 so far on LA Music Blog. Also, Todd gave an interview on Grandlife blog. Read Here!

M.BLASH INTERVIEW WITH OC HOUSE CALLS
May 30, 2012

Opening Ceremony dropped in on M. Blash as part of their interview series "House Calls".  Read his interview here!

ROMAN COPPOLA AND FRIENDS
May 18, 2012

Roman Coppola gave a talk via Google+ Hangout at Semi Permanent. Watch it here!

MIKE MILLS DISCUSSES THE USE OF STILLS IN COMMERCIALS
May 18, 2012

Mike Mills discusses his use of still images as quick communication tool in his recently directed Corona Light spots in this interview with Shootonline.com.

GEOFF MCFETRIDGE INTRODUCES HIS LABEL FOR BECK'S
May 7, 2012

Geoff McFetridge has created a limited edition label for Beck's. Watch a profile on him, his process, and studio.

R.I.P. ADAM YAUCH 1964-2012
May 4, 2012

R.I.P. ADAM YAUCH 1964-2012

TODD COLE FEATURED IN DOSSIER
April 30, 2012

Dossier Journal has interviewed Todd Cole about his recently released film for Kate Spade. Read here!

TDB AT THE VIMEO AWARDS!
April 23, 2012

Vote for David Altobelli's film, "Abandoned" and Megaforce's music video for Is Tropical, "The Greeks" at this year Vimeo Awards! VOTE HERE!

TODD COLE, THE GEFFEN, AND CULTS
April 19, 2012

Todd Cole will take part in a panel discussion on cult culture as part of Transmission L. A. taking place at the Moca Geffen Contemporary exhibit, Transmission L.A. More information here!

MIKE MILLS AT MOCA
April 16, 2012

Mike Mills will be showing artwork alongside a long list of exciting artists at Transmission LA: AV CLUB, an exhibition curated by Mike D. aThe "interdisciplinary festival" will be open daily beginning April 20th through May 6th at The Geffen Contemporary. More Information here!

WATCHWORD FILM COLLECTIVE LAUNCH
April 10, 2012

Bureau-friend, Jenny Kleiman, is launching WatchWord Film Collective with a screening of four films on Thursday April 12th at 55 Degree Wine Bar.  If you can't attend, check out the collective's website.

TODD COLE FOR KATE SPADE
April 4, 2012

Todd Cole has directed a "choose your own adventure" style experience for Kate Spade. Watch it here!

RODARTE AND TODD COLE
March 7, 2012

Todd Cole and Rodarte are gearing up for yet another collaboration.... watch "Scenes From an Unmade Film 2011" to get an idea.

NASH EDGERTON AT SUNDANCE
March 7, 2012

While screening "Bear" at Sundance Film Festival, Nash gave some entertaining and telling interviews. Watch them here and here!

ANDY BRUNTEL TO JUDGE VIMEO AWARDS
February 16, 2012

Andy Bruntel has been selected as a judge for this year's Vimeo Awards.  He is well qualified, being a past-winner for his music video for Liars, "Scissors."

THE NEUTRA HOME IN LA TIMES
February 16, 2012

The Neutra house used in Mike Mills' "Beginners" has been featured in LA at Home! Read it here. Also, photos by Todd Cole.  Team effort!

BEAR TO SHOW AT SXSW
February 9, 2012

It was announced that Nash Edgerton's film, "Bear", will screen as part of the shorts program at this year's SXSW! Also, read about it's screening at Sundance here!

SOFIA COPPOLA AND MARNI AT H&M
February 7, 2012

Sofia Coppola has teamed up with H&M to create a film for the new Marni line! Watch it here!

Aaron Rose, Chris Johanson, and Comme Des Garçons
February 7, 2012

Aaron Rose enrolled Chris Johanson to talk about the sun, ants, and general life in this piece for Comme Des Garçons. Watch here!

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER HONORED AT THE SAG AWARDS
January 30, 2012

He did it again.

MEGAFORCE AND MADONNA!
January 30, 2012

MTV talked with Megaforce about their video for Madonna's "Give Me All Your Luvin'" Watch it here!

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER NOMINATED FOR OSCAR!
January 24, 2012

In addition to the pile of accolades, Christopher Plummer has been nominated for an Oscar for his performance in Mike Mills' "Beginners"!

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER WINS GOLDEN GLOBE
January 17, 2012

Congratulations to Christopher Plumber, who won a Golden Globe for best supporting actor in Mike Mills' "Beginners"! Watch his acceptance speech here! Also, take a relaxing stroll with Mike Mills in this interview at Nowness.com!

AARON ROSE AND 81 HOURS
January 13, 2012

Aaron Rose directed the spring/summer catalogue film for 81 hours. Watch it here!

GEOFF MCFETRIDGE SHOW AT UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY
January 11, 2012

Geoff McFetridge is having a solo show at the University Art Gallery, January 13th through February 18th.  Go to the opening lecture to hear Geoff speak about the work! Read more here!

AARON ROSE ON COLLAGE CULTURE
January 9, 2012

Aaron discusses his latest project, Collage Culture, along with his continually growing body of work in an interview from Post-New. Read it here!

KAHLIL JOSEPH'S SHABAZZ PALACES VIDEO
January 6, 2012

Kahlil Joseph's newest work for Sub Pop's Shabazz Palaces adds another "Best of 2011" list to it's accumulating accolades with Sasha Frere-Jones' "Best Music 2011: Lists of Lists and Endings of Endings." Watch the video here!

BEGINNERS NOMINATED FOR THE HEREDOX AWARD
January 6, 2012

Mike Mills' "Begginers" nominated for the Cinema Eye Heterodox Award! Read here!

AARON ROSE CURATES PHOTO EXHIBIT
January 5, 2012

Aaron Rose has curated an exhibition of work by Gusmano Cesaretti at Roberts & Tilton gallery, which features photographs taken in East Los Angeles during 1973-1974. More information here!

NASH INTERVIEWED BY TWITCH
January 5, 2012

Nash Edgerton talks about being a stuntman, his blue-tongue cohorts, and gearing up to screen Bear, his sequel to festival hit Spider (Yes, we've plugged both these films a million times, but you should see them... they're really good.), at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Read it here!

"Bear" TO SCREEN AT SUNDANCE 2012
December 21, 2011

The follow up to Nash Edgerton's award-winning "Spider" entitled "Bear" will be playing at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Don't miss it!

PITCHFORK 2011 TOP MUSIC VIDEO LIST
December 13, 2011

Megaforce, Todd Cole, and Patrick Daughters are all part of the 2011 top music videos list on Pitchfork.com.  Watch their videos here!

MARCUS HERRING AND MATT LLOYD FEATURED!
December 1, 2011

Matt Lloyd was interviewed by Kodak's publication about his work on director, Marcus Herring's music video for Rooney's, "Holdin' On." Read it here!

MY HEAD DISAPPEARS WHEN MY HANDS ARE THINKING
November 10, 2011

Geoff McFetridge has designed a new collection for Heath Ceramics! The collection will be on display at Heath Los Angeles, November 12th through December 31st.  There will be an opening reception this Saturday, November 12th from 5-8pm, as well as, a studio talk on December 3rd. Read more here

TDB AT UKMVA!
November 9, 2011

Sam Brown won Best UK Pop Video for Adele’s "Rolling in the Deep"!  Megaforce won two awards – Best UK Indie/Rock Video and Best Animation in a Video for Is Tropical’s "The Greeks". Read more here!

"All in All" TO SCREEN AT AFI FEST
October 24, 2011

"All in All", a short film co-directed by TDB's Jacki Sextro and Charlie Reff, will screen at this year's AFI Fest! Read more here!

EL MUNDO ES TUYO
September 29, 2011

Aaron Rose directed "El Mundo Es Tuyo", a Beauty and the Beast love story, for Opening Ceremony.  Watch here!

TDB ON FACEBOOK
September 29, 2011

Follow The Directors Bureau and the things we're watching on our facebook page!

"I ALWAYS WONDERED WHAT I LOOK LIKE IN NEON"
September 1, 2011

TDB friends, Brainbow, have created a hand-drawn trilogy to Arnold Schwarzenegger for the Standard hotel in Los Angeles... supposedly drawing direct attention from the honorary subject of the animations. 

 

TODD COLE IS WATCHING
August 30, 2011

Portable.tv featured Todd Cole's current internet viewing picks in their "What We're Watching" section. Get caught up here!

3 VMA AWARDS GO TO SAM BROWN VIDEO!
August 29, 2011

Sam Brown's video for Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" won 3 MTV video music awards! Read more here!

AARON ROSE AND CHICKENS
August 25, 2011

Aaron Rose created these screen tests for the Levi’s-sponsored filmmaking workshops hosted at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. The clip is part of a larger documentary entitled, "Wild Goodness."

THE WAR ON DRUGS VIDEO DIRECTED BY PJB
August 11, 2011

Bureau friend, Peter J. Brant, directed a music video for Philly-based band, The War on Drugs, as part of Urban Outfitters' video series. Watch here!

GIA COPPOLA FOR OPENING CEREMONY
August 10, 2011

Gia Coppola directed a short film for Opening Ceremony. Watch here!

AICP HONORS
August 9, 2011

Roman Coppola and Wes Anderson's Stella Artois spot, "Le Apartomatic", has received an award for art production at this year's AICP show!

SAM BROWN NOMINATED
August 8, 2011

Sam Brown has been nominated for Best Direction in the MTV VMA Awards for the Adele video,"Rolling in the Deep." The video was also nominated for Video of the Year and 5 other VMA awards!

MATT LLOYD ON RODARTE
May 31, 2011

Cinematographer, Matt Lloyd, writes on shooting Todd Cole's "The Curve of Forgotten Things." Read here!

REDMEN
May 11, 2011

Shynola is set to direct  the sci-fi thriller Redmen, adapted from the novel by Matthew de Abaitua. Read More!

ALL IN ALL AT TRIBECA
May 4, 2011

Reviews at Reception !!!STAR HOST!!!, Jacki Sextro, co-directed (alongside Charlie Reff) a short film called "All in All", which has been featured as one of the standout shorts at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

NASH AT CANNES
April 19, 2011

Nash Edgerton's new short film, Bear, a follow-up to his multi-award winning short, Spider, has been selected for competition at the 64th Cannes International Film Festival. More here!

SAM BROWN AWARDED
March 29, 2011

Sam Brown's Audi spot, "Beauty and the Beasts" was awarded a British Arrow award. Read more here.

SPECIAL PROJECTS AWARDED!
March 22, 2011

The Directors Bureau: Special Projects has been awarded the Silver Award in the Boat U.S. Foundation Life Jacket Design Competition. Read more here!

ART IN THE STREETS
March 15, 2011

Geoff McFetridge, along with a huge group of graffitti artists, filmmakers, photographers, and skateboarders, will be featured in Art in the Streets presented by The Museum of Contemporary Art. See it APRIL 17–AUGUST 8, 2011  

GOATS! GOATS! GOATS!
February 25, 2011

The local news in Tucson, AZ has featured Chris Neil's film, "Goats" which is currently being shot! Watch here!

ONE SHOW AWARDS
February 17, 2011

Aaron Rose's documentary for Levi Strauss & Co., "Portraits of Braddock", received the Gold Prize at the One Show Entertainment Awards!Watch it here!

ROONEY GOES RETRO
February 15, 2011

Bureau friend, Marcus Herring, created this 60's style music video for Rooney's new single, "Holdin' On". Watch it here!

DECEMBERISTS AND AARON ROSE
February 14, 2011

Aaron Rose recently finished PENDARVIA, a 30 minute short film for The Decemberists. The film documents the recording of the band's new album The King Is Dead. The film is only available if you buy the limited edition boxed set...but being that the album went number one in the country, we thought we'd celebrate by posting this little clip.

NME AWARDS NOMINATION
January 27, 2011

Nash Edgerton's video for Brandon Flowers has been nominated for best video by the NME awards. Read more here!

TEAM G AT SUNDANCE
January 24, 2011

Two films produced by Team G are showing at this year's Sundance Film Festival.  Go see "The Woods" and "Worst Enemy" if you're in the neighborhood!

 

SOFIA COPPOLA'S DIGITAL DIARY
December 14, 2010

Get Sofia's personal look into the making of her new film, Somewhere, at her new website!

NOWNESS Features Kahlil Joseph
December 14, 2010

Kahlil's second installment of "The Model" has been featured on Nowness.  See it here.

AARON ROSE'S THIRD INCASE VIDEO
November 30, 2010

Aaron Rose has released his third and final film, "Vagabondage", in his series for Incase.  Watch it here.

TIMES TALK WITH SOFIA COPPOLA
November 29, 2010

Sofia Coppola and Stephen Dorff will discuss their work on "Somewhere." Read more (and buy tickets!) here.

Aaron Rose's second Incase film
November 11, 2010

Aaron Rose has released his second film for Incase. It's a modern times soap opera... shot on a modern times cell phone. Watch it here!

Kahlil Joseph / Seu Jorge Saga
November 10, 2010

Kahlil Joseph has created a video for Seu Jorge called "The Model". The multi-part video is intertwined with moments of diegetic sound. Watch it here!

SAM BROWN WINS!
October 13, 2010

Sam Brown won the award for "Best Urban Music Video at the UK Music Video Awards for directing Jay-Z "On to the Next One". Watch the video here!

BRUNTEL WINS VIMEO AWARD!
October 11, 2010

Andy Bruntel has received a consistent slew of accolades for the video he directed for Liars. The Vimeo Awards has added this year's "Best Music Video" honor to the list!

 

 

Aaron Rose's Iphone 4 video
October 6, 2010

 

Incase asked Aaron Rose to created a film only using an Iphone 4. Watch it here!

Melodie McDaniel in PDN
September 13, 2010

Melodie McDaniel got a nice write about her work for Levi's Go Forth campaign in Braddock, PA in in Photo District News. Read it here!

The Lana Show is back!
September 7, 2010

New season and new website launch PARTY!

 

Preview of new episodes!
Reveal of new website!
Vegan Ice Cream by Scoops!
Vegan cupcakes baked by 13 year old dessert chef Clara!
No Age and sarah soquel are DJing!
Puro Instinct are performing!
Gift bags!
Trophies!

 

FUN!

 

Thursday, Sept. 9th
7pm - 10pm

 

Space 15Twenty
1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

 

Bring friends! Bring kids!
Come party with me!

 

xoxo Lana

R.I.P. CORINNE DAY
September 1, 2010

 

Mcfetridge at Family
July 30, 2010

 

The work of Geoff Mcfetridge will be featured in the Summer Drawing Show presented by FAMILY bookstore.

MIKE MILLS LOCKS PICTURE
July 28, 2010

Mike Mills has been diligently cutting his new film, "Beginners."  He completed the final edit this week and The Directors Bureau wanted to celebrate. Watch here!

NOTRE JOUR VIENDRA
July 22, 2010

 

 The official trailer for Roman Gavras' feature, "Notre Jour Viendra" has been released! See it here!

Portraits of Braddock
July 7, 2010

Aaron Rose recently directed this portrait of Braddock, PA as part 1 of a multiple-episode project for Levi's new campaign "We Are All Workers".  Take a look at Episode 1 on Levi's website, with more to come....

M Blash Wins at Cannes!
June 29, 2010

M Blash's Levi's spot "O Pioneers!" won a Bronze Lion Award at the 2010 Cannes Lions!  Click here to read all about it.  Congratulations M!!

LA FILM FESTIVAL 2010
June 20, 2010

The LA Film Festival is going on right now and TDB directors Nash Edgerton, Patrick Daughters and Shynola are representing us well.  For the first time the LA Film Festival is in Downtown LA, so go see their music videos in the Eclectic Mix 1 (click here for details)!

Sister Corita on NOWNESS
June 8, 2010

Aaron Rose's documentary on Sister Corita "Become a Microscope", was featured on NOWNESS over the weekend.  Click here for the link!

The Bureau Wins!
June 3, 2010

Patrick Daughters' Grizzly Bear video for "Two Weeks" won a Yellow Pencil for Best Video at the D&AD Awards and Shynola's Coldplay video for "Strawberry Swing" won for Best Animation!! Congratulations Patrick and Shynola!  Go to D&AD to see all the winners.

Shafiq Husyan feat. Bilal "Cheeba"
May 25, 2010

Kahlil Joseph directs this era-bending music video for Shafiq Husyan feat. Bilal, "Cheeba". The LA Weekly writes, it "feels like a short film, or a montage in a movie. It's a conversation between sound and sights, as the music carries the scenes, and the visuals add a nostalgic aura to the song." We agree it's great - click the photo above to watch the full video.

Rooney's New Video
May 24, 2010

Friend-of-the-Bureau Marcus Herring directed this inspiringly colorful new video for Rooney's "I Can't Get Enough".  Click the image above to watch the video!

NOTRE JOUR VIENDRA
May 19, 2010

TDB director Romain Gavras releases the chilling and seductive teaser to his upcoming fllm, NOTRE JOUR VIENDRA (Our Day Will Come).  Click on the still above to see teaser at dailymotion.

Charlotte Gainsbourg
May 17, 2010

Melodie McDaniel directs this experimental video portrait of Charlotte Gainsbourg at the Chateau Marmont.  Click the photo above to watch the film in its entirety.

Calling All Interns!
May 5, 2010

The Directors Bureau will soon be interviewing for the second internship term of 2010, which will begin on June 28.  Please click the button at the top of our website to download the application.  And make sure your applications are in by May 28 to be considered!

Youtube Generation
May 4, 2010

NY Magazine names TDB directors Andy Bruntel, Patrick Daughters and Romain Gavras Music Video Directors to Watch!  Click here to see the entire selection.

I Need A Dollar
April 9, 2010

Friend of the Bureau Kahlil Joseph directs this music video for Aloe Blacc's "I Need A Dollar" from their upcoming album Good Things.  Click the photo above to watch the video in its entirety.

THE SQUARE OPENS in NY & LA
April 8, 2010

TDB director Nash Edgerton's first feature film THE SQUARE opens in New York and LA tomorrow, April 9!  The film can be seen at Landmark Theaters in both cities - click here for more details on the film.   Go see it this weekend!

Shabazz Palaces
March 16, 2010

Friend of the Bureau Kahlil Joseph directed this allegorical short film/music video for Shabazz Palaces called "Belhaven Meridian". Beautifully shot on 35mm black & white film in Watts, Los Angeles by DP Matt Lloyd, "Belhaven Meridian" is a one-shot homage to Charles Burnett's 1977 classic KILLER OF SHEEP.  Click here to watch the film!

Todd Cole Goes Video for Rodarte
March 1, 2010

Photographer Todd Cole directs Aanteni, a short "high-fashion techno thriller" featuring the clothing line Rodarte - a production of The Directors Bureau, scored by No Age.  Watch it now on nowness.com.

Friends Forever
February 18, 2010

TDB director Nash Edgerton's Blue-Tongue Films has been written up in the New York Times.  The Times writes: Blue-Tongue, "a loose-jointed Australian moviemaking collective, is now flooding American festivals, the awards circuit and those who look for Hollywood’s next big thing with its rough-and-tumble fare, and can now add an Oscar nomination to its résumé." Click here to read the full text.

THE SQUARE Opens April 9
February 4, 2010

TDB Director Nash Edgerton's first feature film THE SQUARE open in the US on April 9.  Directed by Nash and co-written by Nash and his brother Joel, THE SQUARE tells the story of an adulterous couple whose scheming leads to arson, blackmail and murder. Go to squarethemovie.com to find out more info.

Grammy Awards Are This Sunday!!
January 29, 2010

The Grammys are this Sunday. For a quick overview of the music video nominees—including our very own Patrick Daughters—check out this link from time.com. A+!

WRONG Wins!
December 10, 2009

Congratulations to Shawn Kim for winning Best Music Video Cinematography at the Plus Cameraimage 2009 Awards for Depeche Mode's "WRONG" video.  Click here to see all the winners! 

Grammy Nomination for Patrick Daughters!
December 8, 2009

Congratulations to Patrick Daughters for his Grammy nomination! His video for Depeche Mode's "WRONG" was nominated for a Grammy Award, which will take place on January 31, 2010 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Click here to see all other nominees.

Aaron Rose Goes PDX
December 1, 2009

Aaron Rose's new documentary series called "Don't Move Here" launched today on Wieden + Kennedy's website."Don't Move Here" goes inside the Portland music scene, uncovering bands you never knew you heard of and exploring the city's talented pool of musicians. Click here to watch the first episode. More to come!

It MUST Be Santa
November 16, 2009

Nash Edgerton's new video for Bob Dylan's "Must Be Santa" premieres today on Rollingstone.com! Click here to read all the details!!

Need Advice?
November 4, 2009

The Department of Advice is still giving out free advice!  Email your questions to deptofadvice@thedirectorsbureau.com now.  We're full of a lot of things, and good advice is one of them!

Shynola & Patrick Daughters Win Big at UK MVAs
October 14, 2009

Best Geeks Shynola won three big awards at the UK MVAs last night for their Coldplay video for "Strawberry Swing" - Best Animation in a Video, Best Rock Video and Best Video of The Year!  Patrick Daughters and Marcel Dzama also came away with an award for Best Indie/Alternative Video for their Department of Eagles video collaboration, "No One Does It Like You".  Click here to see a list of all the winners and click here to read about it all on Shots.

Future CDOW Patrick Daughters gets UK Shout Out
October 7, 2009

Future CDOW hottie Patrick Daughters gets a big shout out from director Ringan Ledwidge in the London Newspaper Metro for his recent Depeche Mode video, "Wrong".  Check out the article here.  Big ups, PD!!!

Get Physical!
October 1, 2009

James Jarvis and Kenny from Shynola made this totally radical animated short.  It makes me wanna jog off those extra calories I ate at lunch LOL!

Follow Us On Twitter!
October 1, 2009

We are now totally on Twitter!  Follow us http://twitter.com/TDB_OMG !!!!!

TDB Receives UK MVA Noms!
September 28, 2009

UK MVA Award Nominations were announced today, and The Directors Bureau made our presence known with 6 nominations, including 4 for director Patrick Daughters and 2 for Shynola's "Strawberry Swing".  Click here to see the full list of nominees.

Gideon Baws Memorial Fund
September 21, 2009

On Oct 11 2008, Shynola director Gideon Baws suddenly passed away due to a form of  Cardiomyopathy, triggered by a viral infection.  Please help prevent more sudden deaths like Gideon's by sponsoring Team GB as they run in the The Royal Parks Half Marathon in London, Oct 11, 2009.  A Gideon Baws Memorial Fund has been established at CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) - donate here.

Nash Edgerton wins ADG Best Music Video Director!
September 17, 2009

Nash Edgerton wins Australian Directors Guild Best Music Video Director for his recent video fro Bob Dylan,  "Beyond Here Lies Nothing".  Click here to read more!

Don't Move Here
September 8, 2009

Check out Aaron Rose's new project "Don't Move Here", a series that focuses exclusively on the burgeoning underground music scene in Portland.  "Using a combination of interviews and live footage we will expose the world to all the cool bands, record labels, and underground venues that make Portland's music scene so unique." 

Featured guests include YACHT, Grouper, Explode Into Colors, Libretto, Rev. Shines, Mississippi Records, Marriage Records, and more.  Music for trailer by Atole.  Click here to watch!

New Projects from M Blash
August 6, 2009

M Blash recently completed two new short films - a music video for Final Fantasy's "Blue Imelda" which will screen next month at the Lisbon International Film Festival, and a short film for Opening Ceremony's jumbo trons in Tokyo, featuring Jena Malone and Gus Van Sant.  Check out his Projects page on our website to see the work: M Blash Projects

Apply for a TDB Internship
August 3, 2009

We are now accepting applications for the fall internship term.  Please click the link above and follow the instructions to apply.  Fall term will begin in early September.

TDB Department of Advice
July 28, 2009

Need advice?  Send your questions to deptofadvice@thedirectorsbureau.com for help on any topic - romance, career, in-laws, pets - you name it!  Submit your questions now!

Shynola Returns With New Coldplay Video!
July 20, 2009

Shynola recently directed “Strawberry Swing” the visually stunning new video for Coldplay. It will be playing exclusively at Odeon cinema’s across the UK, starting July 22 and has premiered online here.

TDB Finally Summoned to White House
July 17, 2009

Recently, TDB’s own Duffy Culligan and Aaron Rose were invited to to the White House to participate in a discussion with other artists concerning cultural activism and its role in the Obama Administration. Writer Kim Hastreiter also attended and she summarized the experience in an article for this month's issue of Paper Magazine, featuring an illustration by Duffy. 

Aaron Rose's Doc "Become a Microscope" screening July 12 in LA!
July 7, 2009

Aaron Rose's documentary, "Become A Microscope," based on the life of Sister Corita, will screen at the Silent Movie Theater on July 12th.  Sister Corita was a teacher, political activist and possibly one of the most innovative and unusual pop artists of the 1960s.   Aaron will introduce the event which will screen at the Silent Movie Theater at 8pm, followed by two other documentaries about the inspiring artist/nun.  Directions, tickets and other information can be found at the Cinefamily website.

TETRO - Out Now!
June 16, 2009

Village Voice calls Francis Ford Coppola's new film TETRO "his richest, most enrapturing film since APOCALYPSE NOW".  A personal film by a master filmmaker, TETRO stars Vincent Gallo and is Francis' first original screenplay since THE CONVERSATION.  Roman Coppola is featured as the second unit director.
Please visit the film's site www.tetro.com to see the trailer and theater listings, behind-the-scenes footage and interviews, reviews and much more!

Dylan video to premiere on IFC
May 12, 2009

Nash Edgerton's music video for Bob Dylan's "Beyond Here Lies Nothin'", featuring Amanda Aardsma and Joel Stoffer, will premiere on IFC at 10:15pm tonight and can be screened right now at IFC.com by clicking HERE.

Coming Soon ... Tetro
May 8, 2009

Francis Ford Coppola's latest film, entitled Tetro and starring Vincent Gallo, will open at Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, with Roman Coppola featured as the second unit director.  It opens in theatres June 11th, but you can get a sneak peek at the trailer at the official movie website.

Support your local Glory Holes
April 17, 2009

Work by director Kris Moyes and directing trio Trust Fun! will be featured an the upcoming art exhibit entitled "Glory Holes", opening April 23rd at the Monster Children gallery in lovely Sydney, Australia.  "Glory Holes" will explore the ideas of the Animal, the Vegetable and the Mineral from a cosmic, mystical and aesthetic angle - all with tongue planted firmly in cheek.  Explore more info by clicking HERE.

Better Video = Better Experience
March 4, 2009

Welcome to the new tdb.com website!  It looks the same, but it is now powered by larger resolution video files, courtesy our friends at WireDrive.  Enjoy 640x480 sized QT clips for most of your favorite TDB work.  Thanks, technology!

The Square at SXSW
February 3, 2009

Nash Edgerton's feature film The Square screened in Austin, TX at the 2009 SXSW Festival, as part of their Spotlight Premiere category.  The festival begins March 13th.  For more info, visit sxsw.com.

The Bureau is Slammin'!
December 3, 2008

The music videos from The Directors Bureau have been selected to participate in this year's Slamdance Festival.  And those videos are:  Sia"Buttons" (dir. Kris Moyes), Feist "My Moon, My Man" (dir. Patrick Daughters), Blonde Redhead "Top Ranking" (dir. Mike Mills).  The festival will be in Park City, Utah January 13-25, 2009.  Visit slamdance.com for more info.

Fist of Oblivion now online!
November 11, 2008

Roman Coppola's king-fu puppets serial is now online at scion.com/broadband!  Puppet Romance!  Puppet Intrigue!  Puppet Ass-Kicking!

You too can Write to Phoenix
October 1, 2008

Previously only available in the TDB vending machine, a handful of limited edition Write to Phoenix fan kits are now available for only $10 by contacting the following EMAIL.  The kit includes all you need to obsess and fawn over you favorite rock band from France.  Supplies are extremely limited.  Act now!

Bookmark The Lana Show!
October 1, 2008

Lana Kim, our intrepid EP of Music Videos, hosts The Lana Show, a music talk show shot in the supply closet of The Directors Bureau.  Past episodes include interviews with Ratatat, Blonde Redhead, Jamie T, Born Ruffians and No Age.  Get in the now!

Edgerton gets a big nod
September 22, 2008

Nash Edgerton is a Best Director nominee for his first feature film "The Square" at this year's upcoming Australian Directors Guild Awards.  Winners are announced on Sept. 27th.  For more info, click HERE.

Moyes takes home an Artisan
September 10, 2008

Kris Moyes "My People" video for The Presets took home the Best Video of the Year Artisan Award at the 2008 ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Awards in Sydney.  Congrats Kris!  Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!  Oy, Oy, Oy!

Part-Time intern needed
September 4, 2008

The Bureau is looking for a dedicated, creative and energetic intern to work 1-2 days a week under special direction.  This is a fast-paced position that yearns for someone driven enough to claim it as their own.  Fill out the standard intern form (from the red link on the main page) and email your submission to this email address.

Beautiful Losers screening in LA
August 27, 2008

The first feature documentary by new TDB director Aaron Rose is screening at the Landmark Nuart Theater in LA during a limited run from Aug 29th until Sept 8th . The film features fellow Bureau directors Mike Mills and Geoff McFetridge.  For more tickets and times, visit the Beautiful Losers official movie website.

Bucky is Judge, Jury and Elocutioner
August 26, 2008

Bucky Fukumoto joins an acclaimed panel of artists on the jury of the Circuito Off Venice Int'l Short Film Festival running Aug 30 thru Sept 5th in Venice, Italy. If you are in northern Italy, we highly recommend you attend, as the panel will be joined by special guest Anton Corbijn. For more info, visit the festival's OFFICIAL WEBSITE.

'Boards Mag admires Bucky's Post-Its
July 24, 2008

'Boards has a nice write-up of Bucky Fukumoto's recent HP project that incorporated stop animation techniques with literally thousands of colorful Post-It notes.  Check out the article and then watch the videos in Bucky's commercial archives.  Man, who is that handsome fellow in the glasses?

Nash hits the talk show circuit
July 22, 2008

Nash Edgerton and his brother Joel began making the rounds to promote the July 31st release of their feature film "The Square".  Check out their interview on Australia's ROVE program as well as this comedy bit they participated in.

F is for FEIST!
July 16, 2008

Leslie Feist will be appearing Aug 11 in an episode of Sesame Street.  She is performing an adapted version of her single "1-2-3-4".  If you're like me, and cannot wait until August, then please enjoy the following WEB CLIP.

Bureau LAFFs it up
June 12, 2008

Several Bureau directors have music videos screening at LAFF this year. Blonde Redhead's "My Impure Hair" (dir. by Mike Mills) and Feist's "I Feel It All" video (dir. by Patrick Daughters) both screen Sun. Jun 22, 4:30pm @ The Italian Cultural Institute and Sun. Jun 29, 7:00pm @ The Landmark. Meanwhile, The Liars video "Plaster Casts of Everything" (dir. by Patrick Daughters) and The Presets "My People" (dir. by Kris Moyes) both screen Sat. Jun 21, 7:00pm @ The Italian Cultural Institute and Fri. Jun 27, 7:15pm @ The Landmark. For more screening info, visit www.lafilmfest.com.

INTERNS ASSEMBLE!!
May 14, 2008

Now accepting applications for the Directors Bureau Internship Program!! Download this APPLICATION and email it back to intern@tdbmail.com. The Directors Bureau is going green - Paper copies will NOT be accepted. Apply now for Summer and Fall terms!

TDB an MVP at MVPA
May 5, 2008

Numerous Bureau videos have been nominated for numerous awards at this year's Music Video Producers Association (MVPA) Awards.  The work of Patrick Daughters is up for Director of the Year, Best Direction of a Female Artist, Best Pop, Best Choreography and Best Special Effects.  Meanwhile, Kris Moyes got the nod for Best Electronic Music Video and Best Direction of a Female Artist.  Winners to be announced later this summer.

"Spider" wins at Aspen Shortsfest
April 23, 2008

Nash Edgerton's short film "Spider" received Best Comedy at this year's Aspen Shortsfest.  See the complete llist of winners at the official website.  You can also view the film itself by clicking into Nash's archives right here at TDB.com.  Aren't we nice?

Edgerton launches
March 7, 2008

Director Nash Edgerton's latest feature film project "The Square" has hit the interwebs. For a glimpse at the trailer and other information, visit www.squaremovie.com.

Lots of TDB talent headed to SXSW
March 7, 2008

Nash Edgerton's "Spider" and Jett Steiger's short film "The Execution of Solomon Harris" will be screening in South By Southwest Festival's short film competition while Mike Mills' "Top Ranking" music video for Blonde Redhead makes waves in the music video competition. Visit www.sxsw.com for more. Git 'er dun, boys!

Two Lines Align at RED CAT
February 20, 2008

Geoff McFetridge's graphic design work is featured alongside fellow designer Ed Fella in a new exhibition entitled "Two Lines Align" at the RED CAT gallery in downtown LA. Conceived and organized by Michael Worthington, the exhibit runs until April 6th. Click HERE for more info.

TDB Fan Club offering open enrollment
February 5, 2008

The TDB Fan Club is offering open enrollment to any frequent viewer of the Bureau website.  Simply enter your email address in the entry blank found in the top right corner of the main page.  Get email notices on TDB events as well as alerts when new work is posted.  Go TDB Fan Club!

Daughters nominated for a Grammy
February 5, 2008

Patrick's video for the Feist track "1,2,3,4" received a nomination for Best Short Form Music Video in this year's 50th Annual Grammy Awards.  For more info, visit the Grammys Website.

Get the full Darjeeling Limited experience
December 3, 2007

Did you know Roman Coppola was co-writer and producer on Wes Anderson's 2007 feature release The Darjeeling Limited? Did you know the official movie website features in-depth coverage and information? Get in the know! Click HERE!

Patrick Daughters goes Public (Radio)
September 7, 2007

NYC Public Radio interviewed Patrick to discuss the current state of music videos and their success in the online medium. To listen to the piece (titled "I want my 'Net TV"), visit this handy LINK.

Toofy Festival to screen TDB work
August 7, 2007

The Toofy Festival in Boulder will feature TDB videos during their Sept. 6 through Sept. 9th festival run. The Shins "Phantom Limb”, Blood Brothers "Laser Life”, Stephen Malkmus "Baby C’mon” and The Whitest Boy Alive "Golden Cage” will all enjoy their time in the Colorado limelight.

McFetridge vid accepted to 27th Atlantic Film Fest
August 6, 2007

Geoff's Whitest Boy Alive video for the track "Golden Cage" will screen during the Frame x Frame program at this year’s Atlantic Film Festival which runs from Thursday, Sept 13 through Saturday, Sep 22, 2007, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Visit www.atlanticfilm.com for more.

Moyes featured in shots mag
August 3, 2007

Director Kris Moyes received a fine write-up from the folks at shots. Impress your friends with his origin details. Startle your enemies with Moyes trivia. Read it HERE.

Daughters accepts CADS award in AMAZING fashion
June 22, 2007

**DISCLAIMER: FOR ADULTS ONLY** Patrick's Feist "1234" video recently took home the Best International Video Award at CADS07. He was unable to attend the festivities and submitted the following acceptance video instead. See it HERE!

McFetridge lectures the Windy City
May 21, 2007

Attention Chi-town locals! Geoff McFetridge will appear tomorrow evening at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the People Who Shape Our World lecture series. For official info, click HERE!


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