had a celebrated career as a director of commercials, music videos and television projects before making the transition to feature film. His video for Switchfoot's Stars
won an MVPA Directorial Debut Award in 2006 and his video for Latin American artist Belinda's Bella Traicien
won Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica. Speer directed episodes of Jon Chu
's The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers
series, including the segments Duet
, Uprising Begins
and Tails of Waru
Born in Monterey, California, and raised in San Diego, Speer attended USC. He graduated with a degree in cinema/television (critical studies) in 2004. After college, he signed with HSI Productions in Los Angeles for representation as a music video and commercial director. Speer went on to create memorable videos for artists such as Jordin Sparks, will.i.am, Ashley Tisdale, David Archuleta and Paris Hilton. He has shot national commercials for clients such as Colgate and Sara Lee.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.
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