Chris Milk biography

Chris Milk

Music video director


Who is Chris Milk?

Chris Milk is an American music video director and photographer. He has directed videos for Kanye West, U2, Green Day, Courtney Love, Audioslave, Modest Mouse, Gnarls Barkley and Arcade Fire. He also has numerous television commercials to his credit. Milk is signed to in the United States for commercials/music videos and WME Entertainment for feature films.

Milk was the accomplice on a prank pulled on Kanye West during the filming of the music video for "Jesus Walks" in an episode of Punk'd.

Milk directed the second unit on "A Mother's Promise", the Barack Obama bio film that played before his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2008.

Milk was awarded the "Music Video Production Association" Award for 2008 "Music Video Director of the Year".

In September, 2009 Milk photographed Kanye West using 3-D scanning and CGI for Complex Magazine's 7th Anniversary cover.


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