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Joseph Kahn
[director][cinematographer][editor][executive producer][producer]


Profession : director
Gender : male

[text below retrieved from the Supply & Demand website, 17 Jun 2018]

Commercial, music video and feature film director Joseph Kahn is widely recognized for his extensive body of work in the commercial, music video and feature film worlds.

Kahn’s reel is compelling across genres, and has attracted a wealth of clients in advertising and music. He was a student at NYU Film School before leaving to shoot and edit rap videos with street-level realism.

His videos have since been commissioned by some of the biggest artists in entertainment such as U2, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Eminem, Wu-Tang Clan, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Aerosmith, Moby, Justin Timberlake, George Michael, Janet Jackson, Black Eyed Peas and Beyonce.

Kahn has also worked tirelessly directing ads for over 15 years for clients including Samsung, Adidas, Target, Johnny Walker, BMW, Mercedes, T-Mobile, Budweiser, Bacardi, HP, NASCAR, Maybelline and PlayStation.

Kahn recently collected his eighth MTV VMA Video Of the Year Award for Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” after premiering at the Billboard Music Awards. The honor adds to a bevy of awards including a Grammy for Eminem’s “Without Me,” plus extensive MTV Music Video, MTV VMA’s and MVPA Awards along with a Clio for Fox Sports.

Kahn continues to shift gears and cross genres while keeping his finger on the pulse of pop culture. Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” is a case in point – the fastest video ever to reach 1 billion views online that collected Best Female Video at the MTV Video Music Awards.

Other work with extensive cultural effect includes PowerRangers, a dark bootleg fan film that Kahn created, quickly attracting over 11 million views within its first 2 days online. Kahn’s ability to shift gears and genres is also testament to his film making talents. His independent feature Detention premiered at SXS, and was quickly snapped up by Sony Pictures who released it stateside in 2012. Joseph is currently in post production on forthcoming feature film Bodied which will premiere later this year.

Currently signed to SuperMega (USA) and Supply & Demand (USA).

Previously worked with HSI London (UK), HSI Productions (USA).

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co-direct award nominee award winner Joseph Kahn has worked on a total of 156 videos.

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director videography
(144 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtists
2018-jun Three little birdsMaroon 5
2018-may DineroJennifer Lopez, feat. Cardi B & others
2018-mar Delicate [version 1]Taylor Swift
2018-jan End gameTaylor Swift, feat. Ed Sheeran & others
2017-oct ... Ready for it?Taylor Swift
2017-sep What lovers doMaroon 5, feat. SZA
2017-aug Look what you made me doTaylor Swift
2015-aug Wildest dreamsTaylor Swift
2015-may Bad bloodTaylor Swift, feat. Kendrick Lamar
2014-jan Can't remember to forget youShakira, feat. Rihanna
2012-sep CandyRobbie Williams
2010-nov Pretty girl rockKeri Hilson
2009-marLoveGameLady Gaga
2009-janEh, eh (nothing else I can say)Lady Gaga
2008-sep WomanizerBritney Spears
2007-aug Ayo technology50 Cent, feat. Justin Timberlake
2007-mayNever againKelly Clarkson
2007-jan The sweet escapeGwen Stefani, feat. Akon
2006-sepSo excitedJanet Jackson, feat. Khia
2006-jul Get upCiara, feat. Chamillionaire
2006-jul Knights of CydoniaMuse
2006-aprLittle razorbladePink Spiders
2006-marNo promisesShayne Ward
2006-febWalk awayKelly Clarkson
2005-mayBehind these hazel eyesKelly Clarkson
2005-aprFeels just like it shouldJamiroquai
2005-aprIncompleteBackstreet Boys
2005-marLonely no moreRob Thomas
2005-febSpoiledJoss Stone
2004-novLa laAshlee Simpson
2004-oct Always Blink 182
2004-julAlways on my mindAlsou
2004-feb ToxicBritney Spears
2003-decGet yourself highthe Chemical Brothers & k-os
2003-augWhite flagDido
2003-marDamagedTLC
2003-marWork itNelly, feat. Justin Timberlake
2003-marBoy (I need you)Mariah Carey, feat. Cam'ron
2003-janX gon' give it to yaDMX
2003-sepLight your ass on fireBusta Rhymes, feat. Pharrell
2003JuramentoRicky Martin
2002-decThe oneMariah Carey
2002-may Without meEminem
2002-marWe are all made of starsMoby
2002-febFreeek!George Michael
2001-decCherry lipsGarbage
2001-nov Who we be DMX
2001-febRequest line [version 2: remix]Black Eyed Peas, feat. Macy Gray
2001-janDigital get down'N Sync
2001-sep Stuck in a moment you can't get out of [version 2: USA]U2
2001-sep HeroEnrique Iglesias
2001-jun Fly away from hereAerosmith
2001-junPurple hillsD-12
2001-aprElevation U2
2001-marBetween insects and angelsPapa Roach
2001-janRequest line [version 1]Black Eyed Peas, feat. Macy Gray
2000-novGravel pitWu-Tang Clan
2000-novProtect ya neck (the jump off)Wu-Tang Clan
2000-novStrongerBritney Spears
2000-oct SouthsideMoby & Gwen Stefani
2000-oct(The jump off)Wu-Tang Clan
2000-octIrresistiblethe Corrs
2000-octIt ain'tScarface
2000-augThe way you love meFaith Hill
2000-julJumpin', jumpin' [version 2: remix]Destiny's Child, feat. Jermaine Dupri & others
2000-junDoesn't really matterJanet Jackson
2000-junJumpin', jumpin' [version 1]Destiny's Child
2000-aprI turn to youChristina Aguilera
2000-marSomeday out of the blue Elton John
2000-febThe thong songSisqo
2000-febSay my nameDestiny's Child
2000-janBe a man Hole
1999-nov Muscle museum [version 1: concept]Muse
1999-novIf you can't rock meBrian Setzer Orchestra
1999-sep Larger than lifeBackstreet Boys
1999-may SomedaySugar Ray
1999-marGirlfriend / BoyfriendBlackstreet & Janet & others
1999-janHow do I deal?Jennifer Love Hewitt
1999-janPowertripMonster Magnet
1999Trippin'Total
1999Quiet storm [version 1]Mobb Deep
1998-novLiving dead girl [version 1] Rob Zombie
1998-octThe first nightMonica
1998-sepOn a day like todayBryan Adams
1998-junI can do thatMontell Jordan
1998-aprThe boy is mineBrandy & Monica
1998-aprWhat you wantMase, feat. Total
1998-marLet's ride [version 1]Montell Jordan, feat. Master P & others
1998-junSpace LordMonster Magnet
1998Bedtime [version 1: concept]Usher
1998Hot spotFoxy Brown
1998You're all the man that I needShernette May
1997-julSomeoneSWV & Puff Daddy
1997-julEverybody (Backstreet's back)Backstreet Boys
1997-julBig bad mommaFoxy Brown, feat. Dru Hill
1997-junTrue to myselfEric Benet
1997-may Last cup of sorrowFaith No More
1997-mayDoggfatherSnoop Doggy Dogg
1997-febThe world is mineIce Cube
1997-febQuand j'ai peur de toutPatricia Kaas
1997-janA.D.I.D.A.S.KoRn
1996-novLet's get downTony Toni Tone, feat. DJ Quik
1996-octYou can't stop the reignShaquille O'Neal
1996-sepKissin' youTotal
1996-sepLet's get the mood rightJohnny Gill
1996-sepI'm still in love with youNew Edition
1996-augWhat's love got to do with it?Warren G., feat. Adina Howard
1996-augHit me offNew Edition
1996-julIf your girl only knewAaliyah
1996-junI likeMontell Jordan & Slick Rick
1996Do or dieAZ
1996Mo money / Mo murderAZ
1996Peek in the drawersInterstate
1996Hustler's themeSmoothe da Hustler
1996Hang 'em highSoldat X
1995-julSo watcha gonna do now?Public Enemy
1995-marHand of the dead bodyScarface & Ice Cube
1995Without loveVeronica
1995Gimme yoursAZ
1995Year of the Fly MCClever Jeff
1995Real hip hop [version 2]Das EFX
1995Soakin' wetDistinguished Gentlemen
1995FaithLords of the Underground
1995Neva fadedLords of the Underground
1995All we got iz usOnyx
1995Last dayzOnyx
1995Stick by meRuffnexx Sound System
1995LocustsSpahn Ranch
1994-marBack in the dayAhmad
1994Long goneWidowmaker
1994 Funky lil brotha2 Low
1994Ghetto funk5th Ward Boyz
1994You gotta beAhmad
1994BloodsuckersDie Krupps & Biohazard
1994December DayWillie Nelson
1994AfraidWillie Nelson
1994What up G?Retarted Elf
1993CrossfireDie Krupps
1993FatherlandDie Krupps
1993To the hiltDie Krupps
1993You don't hear me DoeDMG
1993Straight gangstaismGeto Boys
1992Ghost TownRake's Progress
1990The basementPain Teens



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cinematographer videography
(34 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtistsDirectors
2010-nov Pretty girl rockKeri HilsonJoseph Kahn
2002-sepEverydayBon JoviTodd Kellstein
2001-decPlaya no mo'LinaJolie Klein
2001-janRequest line [version 1]Black Eyed Peas, feat. Macy GrayJoseph Kahn
2000-novGravel pitWu-Tang ClanJoseph Kahn
2000-novStrongerBritney SpearsJoseph Kahn
2000-junDoesn't really matterJanet JacksonJoseph Kahn
2000-junJumpin', jumpin' [version 1]Destiny's ChildJoseph Kahn
2000-mayI need youLeAnn RimesJoe Rey
2000-aprI turn to youChristina AguileraRupert C. Almont
2000-marSomeday out of the blueElton JohnJoseph Kahn & Bibo Bergeron
2000-febThe thong songSisqoJoseph Kahn
2000-febSay my nameDestiny's ChildJoseph Kahn
1999-novIf you can't rock meBrian Setzer OrchestraJoseph Kahn
1999-sep Larger than lifeBackstreet BoysJoseph Kahn
1999-may SomedaySugar RayJoseph Kahn
1999-marGirlfriend / BoyfriendBlackstreet & Janet & othersJoseph Kahn
1999Trippin'TotalJoseph Kahn
1998-novLiving dead girl [version 1]Rob ZombieJoseph Kahn & Rob Zombie
1998-octThe first nightMonicaAlan Smithee
1998-octThe way it's goin' down (T.W.I.S.M. for life)Shaquille O'Neal, feat. Peter GunzShaquille O'Neal
1998-junI can do thatMontell JordanJoseph Kahn
1998-aprThe boy is mineBrandy & MonicaJoseph Kahn
1998-junSpace LordMonster MagnetJoseph Kahn
1998You're all the man that I needShernette MayJoseph Kahn
1997-sepIf I could teach the worldBone Thugs-n-Harmony
1997-junHave a little mercyPrairie OysterPerri "Pebbles" Reid
1997-junTriumphWu-Tang ClanBrett Ratner
1997-aprNo doubtAnita BakerBrett Ratner
1997-febThe world is mineIce CubeJoseph Kahn
1997-janA.D.I.D.A.S.KoRnJoseph Kahn
1996-octYou can't stop the reignShaquille O'NealJoseph Kahn
1996If you're an angelthe Tony Rich ProjectPebbles
 FridayBoo Boo



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editor videography
(6 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtistsDirectors
2006-sepSo excitedJanet Jackson, feat. KhiaJoseph Kahn
2001-decPlaya no mo'LinaJolie Klein
2001-sep Stuck in a moment you can't get out of [version 2: USA]U2Joseph Kahn
2001-marBetween insects and angelsPapa RoachJoseph Kahn
2001-janRequest line [version 1]Black Eyed Peas, feat. Macy GrayJoseph Kahn
2000-oct SouthsideMoby & Gwen StefaniJoseph Kahn



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executive producer videography
(2 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtistsDirectors
2005-novIn the roughAnna NalickMatt McDermitt
2002-sepEverydayBon JoviTodd Kellstein



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producer videography
(1 video)

AiredVideo titlesArtistsDirectors
2002-janMotivationSum 41Super America















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