Earlier this month i posted the amazing new Grizzly Bear video for 'Two Weeks', directed by Patrick Daughters. So impressed was i, that ive made this post of some of his previous work and a bio from the always reliable wikipedia*. God i'd love this guys job!
*this sentence may not be true
Patrick Daughters (born 1976 in Berkeley, California) is a music video and commercial director currently signed to The Directors Bureau, after departing Black Dog Films in late 2006.
Daughters is a graduate of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland. While still in college, he gained attention with three award-winning short films: "In Life We Soar" , "Any Creature" about a young girl who witnesses a mysterious car accident, and "Unloved". "Unloved" earned Daughters the $20,000 Grand Prize Award at Nintendo's Eternal Darkness film contest in 2002. He started directing music videos in 2003.
In December 2003 he directed a concert film for The Rapture titled The Rapture is Live, and Well, in New York City, filmed over a 3 day residency at New York's Bowery Ballroom, released on June 28, 2004.
His video for "1234" by Feist, consists of one single continuous tracking shot, and was nominated for a Grammy and won the award for Best International Video at the British CADs. The video was featured in "Stacks", a late 2007 commercial spot for the release of the third generation iPod nano directed by Mark Coppos and Virginia Lee.
Please ignore the Mika Video.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps
Feist - Mushaboom
Blood Brothers - Laser Life
Liars - Plaster Casts Of Everything
Department Of Eagles - No One Does It Like You