Francis Lawrence

Francis Lawrence

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Francis Lawrence (born in Vienna, Austria) is an American music video director, having worked for stars like Britney Spears, Aerosmith, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Destiny's Child, Garbage, Gwen Stefani, P!nk, Pussycat Dolls, Shakira, and Missy Elliott. He has also directed numerous commercials for clients such as "Coca-Cola", "L'Oreal", "Pepsi-Cola", "Maybelline", "Kid's Footlocker", "Bacardi", "McDonalds", "GAP", "Bud Light", "CoverGirl" and "Disneyland". In 2005 his feature film debut was "Constantine" based on the "Hellblazer" comic book, starring Keanu Reeves.

Two 2007 films were announced, "Eddie Dickens And The Awful End" and "I Am Legend" (based on the Richard Matheson novel), with Will Smith. He is currently signed to DNA Inc. and Academy Productions Ltd.

Early career

Francis Lawrence worked as 2nd assistant camera on the feature "Pump Up the Volume" directed by Allan Moyle prior to earning his bachelors degree in film production at Loyola Marymount University Film School. He went on to work as first AD on the feature "Marching out of Time" directed by Anton Vassil. Francis Lawrence then joined ex-classmate Mike Rosen in co-directing music videos. Soon, Francis became known for his original and imaginative music video scripts and visual directing style. Eventually he joined a major new production company and his successful career as music video director.



*"Pump up the Volume" 2nd ASSISTANT CAMERA (1990)
*"Marching out of Time" 1st ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (1994)
*"Constantine" DIRECTOR (2005)
*"I Am Legend" DIRECTOR (2007)
*"Kings" (2008) DIRECTOR and PRODUCER
*"Eddie Dickens And the Awful End" (2008) DIRECTOR (filming)
*"Snow and the Seven" (2010) DIRECTOR (pre-production)
*"Silent Hill 2" (2010) DIRECTOR (rumored)

Making the video TV series

*Jay-Z - "Girl's Best Friend"
*Jennifer Lopez - "Waiting for Tonight"
*Enrique Iglesias - "Rhythm Divine"
*Destiny's Child - "Independent Women Part I"
*Aerosmith - "Jaded"
*Britney Spears - "I'm A Slave 4 U"
*Shakira - "Whenever, Wherever"
*Janet Jackson feat. Missy Elliott & Carly Simon - "Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)"
*Will Smith - "Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)"
*Beyoncé Knowles - "Work It Out"
*Michelle Branch - "Goodbye To You"
*Avril Lavigne - "Sk8er Boi"
*Jennifer Lopez - "Jenny from the Block"
*Justin Timberlake - "Rock Your Body"
*Gwen Stefani - "What You Waiting For?"
*Jennifer Lopez - "Get Right"

List of music videos

External links

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