Chris Robinson (director)

Chris Robinson is an American film director, commercial director, and music video director. He has directed films such as Netflix original Beats (2019). He has directed commercials for brands such as iPod, Coca-Cola and Verizon and music videos for songs like "Fallin'" and "You Don't Know My Name" by Alicia Keys, "Roc Boys" by Jay-Z, the Grammy nominated video for "One Mic" by Nas, and "Bonnie & Clyde '03" by Jay-Z featuring Beyoncé Knowles. Robinson made his debut as a music video director by helming the 1991 clip "Doo Doo Brown" by the group 2 Hyped Brothers & a Dog.[1]

Chris Robinson
BornSeptember 28, 1967
OccupationFilm director, commercial director, music video director
Years active1991–present
Notable work

He is also known for the creation of the concept "Boost Mobile" ad campaigns featuring rap superstars such as Kanye West, Ludacris, The Game, Eve, and others.

In 2006, he made his feature film directorial debut with coming-of-age drama ATL, starring T.I. and Big Boi.

Robinson is also a founding partner of RockCorps, an organization that encourages volunteerism in young people, which launched the Boost Mobile RockCorps program in 2005 and Orange RockCorps in 2008.

He was nominated for Video Director of the Year at the BET Awards of 2011.[2] and in 2015.






  1. ^ Respers, Lisa. "That's a RAP; Director Chris Robinson, a Harford County native, has gone uptown with his energetic, big-name hip-hop productions". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2020-07-11.
  2. ^ "Video Director of the Year : BET Awards". BET. Retrieved 2011-11-21.

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