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Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson is one of the most prolific and sought after music video directors in the industry who is currently expanding into the world of commercials and feature film. Robinson's work is widely recognized for its cinematic scope, engaging sense of narrative and, occasionally, its humorous irreverence. ATL marks his feature film directorial debut.

Artists like Jay-Z, Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, P. Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Fat Joe and Big Boi from Outkast, Usher and more have each called on Robinson to lend his dynamic vision to their music. Robinson has also directed a number of recognizable stars who have appeared in his videos including: Jennifer Lopez, Ben Stiller, Samuel L. Jackson, Ice Cube, Shaquille O'Neal, Will Smith, Vivica Fox, Puff Daddy, Lil' Kim and the late Aaliyah.

An award-winning video director, Robinson has been nominated for BET's Video of the Year category for the past three years, most recently for Alicia Keys You Don't Know My Name. He won the award in 2003 for his work on Erykah Badu featuring Common Love of My Life and, in 2002, for Busta Rhymes featuring P. Diddy and Pharrell Pass the Courvoisier.

Taking an active role behind the scenes as well, Robinson is the founder of Robot Films, which provides urban marketing services for companies that desire to reach the audience that he caters to with his video and commercial work. One of the first notable projects for Robot Films is a community service campaign that encourages volunteerism in young adults, RockCorps.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

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