David Mallet biography

David Mallet

Music video director


Who is David Mallet?

David Mallet is a British director.

Mallet rose to prominence in the late 1970s as a director of the then new format of music videos and is noted for his innovative work on hugely popular music videos in the 1980s, becoming one of the decade's most sought-after directors for this format. His work includes David Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes", Rush's "Distant Early Warning, and Queen's "Radio Ga Ga" and "I Want to Break Free" videos. He has also served as a producer on television programmes including The Kenny Everett Video Show. He is also known for directing some concert recordings of soprano Sarah Brightman and other major live music and spectacle events such as 46664 and Cirque du Soleil. He has also directed such prominent concerts as Pink Floyd's P•U•L•S•E.


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