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Melina Matsoukas

Melina Matsoukas is a groundbreaking director who has already left an indelible impact on the film industry.

Her unique aesthetic focuses on smooth lighting and distinctive colour, or precision-balanced monochrome. She was the first female director to win MTV's Best Video, plus a Grammy award for Rihanna's 'We Found Love'. Melina's promos have over a billion combined views on YouTube.

WORK:
Beats by Dre
"You Love Me"
2020 has thrown many of society's ugliest aspects into stark relief, and perhaps none so forcefully as the insidious presence of racism. With Houston rapper Tobe Nwigwe's narration establishing a sense of defiant gravitas from the jump, this arresting film from Beats by Dre interrogates American society's love-hate relationship with Black culture: co-opted for cool points or derided as unsophisticated by turns.
Film Production: PrettyBird Ⓟ Ⓦ
Director: Melina Matsoukas ♀ Ⓟ Ⓦ

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UK
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