We have been giving a lot of recognition to musical artist for there creative music and videos but we tend to give little or in most times no recognition to the video directors. From the best of music videos currently, we present to you the best music video directors in Nigeria:
- Clarence Peters
Clarence Peters, whose full name is Clarence Abiodun Peter is a Nigerian music director and film producer. He is the C.E.O of Dream Pictures, a production company with services within the aspects of performing arts, news media arts, film, television, video, and radio.
He has directed so many films including the popular TV series of early 2005 called “The Everyday People.” Many music videos created by him, include those done for famous musicians like Wizkid, Durella, Darey, Banky W, L-Tedo and many more.
He is regarded as the pioneer of the digital production concept in Nigeria. It will interest you to know that in the year 2014, Clarence Peters was ranked among top 10 visional Music Video Directors(Second Position). He is indeed one of the best music video directors in Africa. He charges an average of 6 million nairas to shot a music video.
- Unlimited LA
Unlimited LA whose full name is Olaleke Buhari is a Nigeria music video producer. He holds a degree in Computer Science, his entry into the limelight came with an amazing video of Sean Tizzle “Sho Lee.”He has directed videos for, many artists including Praize, Olamide, Tillaman and many others.
Annette James popularly known as Aje is a Nigerian music video director. He is the CEO of Aje Filmworks. With well over seven years of experience in music videos, television and film production, Aje has come thus far in the music industry. His first major hit was Rayce’s “Roll.” After this, he directed Brymo’s “Ara” music video. He has also directed music videos such as Sinzu’s “Carolina,” Durella’s “My Life,” Davido’s “Feel Alright” and many more.
Famous works by Aje Filmworks includes Kiss Daniel’s “Laye,” Mama,” Goodtime,” Jombo” and Tekno’s “Wash.”
- Paul Gambit
Paul Gambit (real name Paul Obata) is a Nigerian music video director. He graduated from the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos.
Paul Gambit is an award-wining director, who has written and directed music videos, commercial and television programs. He started out as an graphic Artist, then an Editor and later a photographer and Director. Paul Gambit has directed and photographed artistes, ceos and brands such as. Lagbaja, Obi Asika, Cythia Morgan, Dipp, Rugged man, Yemi Alade, Mista Chivagu, Goldie Harvey, Joe el, Zeez, Selebobo.
He started the Media House Gambit Productions, which was later rebranded to KURLEVRA PRODUCTIONS. Paul Gambit videos have been nominated for numerous awards. Gambit currently working on several future / short films and television projects on Lagos state Nigeria.
Sesan Ogunro is the blood brother of popular beat FM OAP , Gbemi. Over the years Sesan has brought us some of Nigeria’s best and most interesting music videos. He got his big break when he directed D’Banj’s “Mr Endowed Remix’ video. Sesan recently directed a video for an artiste he charged 3 million Naira for the 4 minutes video.
Well there you have it! Best top music Video directors in Nigeria.