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Emil Nava (born Emil William Capper Nava; 29 March 1985)[2] is a British music video director.[3]

Emil Nava
Born (1985-03-29) March 29, 1985 (age 34)[1]
London, UK
NationalityBritish
OccupationMusic video director
Websitehttp://emilnava.com/

After leaving school at 16, Emil started his career as a chef.Jessie J's song "Do It Like A Dude".[4] He has since directed over 100 music videos for global musicians such as Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Jennifer Lopez, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, Alesso, Juicy J, Ed Sheeran, Zara Larsson, PrettyMuch, Nick Jonas, Bebe Rexha, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Charlie Puth, Julia Michaels, Hailee Steinfeld, Dua Lipa, Selena Gomez, Pharrell, T.I., Ne-Yo, Taio Cruz, Rudimental, and Post Malone among others.[5]

Music videosEdit

Year Title Artist(s) Notes and refs.
2008 "Strobelight" Luigi Masi [6][7]
2008 "Touch You" DMT [8][9]
2008 "Take Me Back" Tinchy Stryder ft. Taio Cruz [10]
2009 "Number 1" Tinchy Stryder ft. N-Dubz [11]
2009 "Our House is Dadless" Kid British [12]
2009 "Never Leave You" Tinchy Stryder ft. Amelle Berrabah [13]
2009 "Say It" Booty Luv [14]
2009 "Get Sexy" Sugababes
2009 "You're Not Alone" Tinchy Stryder [15]
2009 "More Than One Way" Kano [16]
2010 "My Baby Left Me" Rox [17]
2010 "Candy" Aggro Santos ft. Kimberly Wyatt [18]
2010 "Hearts Don't Lie" Gabriella Cilmi [19]
2010 "In My System" Tinchy Stryder [20]
2010 "Defender" Gabriella Cilmi [21]
2010 "Runaway" Devlin [22]
2010 "Second Chance" Tinchy Stryder ft. Taio Cruz [23]
2010 "Do It Like A Dude" Jessie J Q Award Best Video
2011 "Price Tag" Jessie J ft. B.o.B
2011 "Finish Line" Yasmin [24]
2011 "Nobody's Perfect" Jessie J [25]
2011 "Do It In The AM" Frankmusik ft. Far East Movement [26]
2011 "You Need Me, I Don't Need You" Ed Sheeran
2011 "Who's Laughing Now" Jessie J
2011 "Who You Are" Jessie J [27][28]
2011 "Lego House" Ed Sheeran
2011 "Love You So" Delilah [29]
2012 "R.I.P." Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah
2012 "Laserlight" Jessie J ft. David Guetta
2012 "Picking Up the Pieces" Paloma Faith [30]
2012 "Small Bump" Ed Sheeran
2012 "30 Minute Love Affair" Paloma Faith [31]
2012 "Turn Back" K Koke ft. Maverick Sabre [32]
2012 "Shine Ya Light" Rita Ora
2012 "Just Be" Paloma Faith [33]
2012 "Give Me Love" Ed Sheeran
2012 "Perfect Replacement" Example [34]
2013 "Attracting Flies" AlunaGeorge
2013 "I Need Your Love" Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding [35]
2013 "What Love Is Made Of" Katy B [36]
2013 "Wild" Jessie J ft. Big Sean, Dizzee Rascal [37]
2013 "Exotic" Priyanka Chopra ft. Pitbull
2013 "Trouble" Neon Jungle [38]
2013 "Mad Love" Elli Ingram [39]
2013 "It’s My Party" Jessie J [40]
2013 "All The Wrong Places" Example [41]
2013 "Under Control" Calvin Harris & Alesso ft. Hurts [42]
2013 "Make Out" Rixton [43]
2013 "Thunder" Jessie J [44]
2013 "Braveheart" Neon Jungle [45]
2013 "Lover Not a Fighter" Tinie Tempah ft. Labrinth [46]
2013 "Recovery" James Arthur [47]
2014 "Wrong or Right" Kwabs [48]
2014 "When It Was Dark" Elli Ingram [49]
2014 "Last Night" The Vamps [50]
2014 "Summer" Calvin Harris [51]
2014 "Luxury" Nic Goose [52]
2014 "Pray For Love" Kwabs [53]
2014 "Carry You Home" Zara Larsson
2014 "Sing" Ed Sheeran ft. Pharrell Williams MTV Video Music Award Best Male Video
2014 "Somebody to You" The Vamps & Demi Lovato
2014 "Emotions" Jennifer Lopez
2014 "Worry No More" Jennifer Lopez ft. Rick Ross Album teaser
2014 "Disappointed" Chlöe Howl [54]
2014 "Booty" Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull
2014 "Get Hurt" The Gaslight Anthem [55]
2014 "Rollin' And Tumblin'" The Gaslight Anthem [56]
2014 "Don't" Ed Sheeran
2014 "Blame" Calvin Harris ft. John Newman [57]
2014 "Thinking Out Loud" Ed Sheeran
2014 "She Knows" Ne-Yo ft. Juicy J [58]
2014 "Heroes (We Could Be)" Alesso ft. Tove Lo
2014 "Slow Acid" Calvin Harris [59]
2014 "Open Wide" Calvin Harris ft. Big Sean [60]
2014 "Outside" Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding [61]
2014 "Lunch Money" Pusha T [62]
2015 "Pray to God" Calvin Harris ft. Haim [63]
2015 "Bills" LunchMoney Lewis
2015 "Hold My Hand" Jess Glynne
2015 "Cool" Alesso ft. Roy English
2015 "Bloodstream" Ed Sheeran & Rudimental
2015 "Private Show" T.I. ft. Chris Brown [64]
2015 "Photograph" Ed Sheeran
2015 "Timebomb" Tove Lo
2015 "How Deep Is Your Love" Calvin Harris & Disciples MTV Video Music Award Best Electronic Video [65]
2015 "On My Mind" Ellie Goulding [66]
2015 "Player" Tinashe ft. Chris Brown
2015 "Lay It All On Me" Rudimental ft. Ed Sheeran [67]
2016 "Real Love" Florrie [68]
2016 "I'm in Control" AlunaGeorge ft. Popcaan
2016 "Beauty Queen" Burns [69]
2016 "Best Fake Smile" James Bay
2016 "Hotter Than Hell" Dua Lipa
2016 "Lost Boy" Ruth B [70]
2016 "Kill Em with Kindness" Selena Gomez
2016 "This Is What You Came For" Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna MTV Video Music Award Best Male Video [71]
2016 "Hype" Dizzee Rascal & Calvin Harris [72]
2016 "Talk" DJ Snake ft. George Maple
2016 "Olé" John Newman
2016 "In The Name Of Love" Martin Garrix & Bebe Rexha
2016 "A-List" WSTRN [73]
2016 "Still Falling for You" Ellie Goulding [74]
2016 "Ain't My Fault" Zara Larsson
2016 "My Way" Calvin Harris [75]
2016 "So Good" Louisa Johnson [76]
2017 "Back to Beautiful" Sofia Carson ft. Alan Walker
2017 "FFF" Bebe Rexha ft. G-Eazy
2017 "Chasing Flies" Tinie Tempah ft. Nea [77]
2017 "Remember Me" Jennifer Hudson [78]
2017 "Attention" Charlie Puth
2017 "Crying in the Club" Camila Cabello [79]
2017 "Strip That Down" Liam Payne ft. Quavo
2017 "Gone" Jack & Jack long form video [80]
2017 "Something in the Way You Move" Ellie Goulding version 2
2017 "Feels" Calvin Harris ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, Big Sean both versions [81]
2017 "Ni Tú Ni Yo" Jennifer Lopez ft. Gente de Zona
2017 "Uh Huh" Julia Michaels [82]
2017 "Find You" Nick Jonas
2017 "Would You Mind" PrettyMuch [83]
2017 "How Long" Charlie Puth
2017 "Faking It" Calvin Harris ft. Kehlani, Lil Yachty
2017 "Beg" Jack & Jack [84]
2017 "Let Me Go" Hailee Steinfeld & Alesso ft. Florida Georgia Line & watt
2017 "Growing Pains" L Devine visual EP [85]
2017 "Rockstar" Post Malone ft. 21 Savage [86]
2017 "No More" PrettyMuch ft. French Montana [87]
2018 "Like You Like That" L Devine [88][89]
2018 "Nuh Ready Nuh Ready" Calvin Harris ft. PartyNextDoor [90]
2018 "River" Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran
2018 "Happier" Ed Sheeran [91]
2018 "One Kiss" Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa [92]
2018 "Hands On Me" Burns & Maluma & Rae Sremmurd [93]
2018 "Karma Club" Folly Rae visual EP [94]
2018 "Promises" Calvin Harris, Sam Smith [95]
2018 "Peer Peer Pressure" L Devine [96]
2018 "Giant" Calvin Harris, Rag'n'Bone Man [97]
2019 "Waves" Normani ft. 6LACK [98] [99]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mr. Emil Capper Nava". Company Check Ltd. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Director Info - Emil Nava". UKBizDB. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  3. ^ Smith, Cameron (29 January 2013). "Emil Nava Exclusive Interview". FemaleFirst Ltd. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ Lilia Diu, Nisha (8 May 2011). "Jessie J: 'I've been with boys and I've been with girls'". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
  5. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (10 February 2015). "The Videostatic Interview: Emil Nava, director". VideoStatic. Steven J. Gottlieb & VideoStatic.com. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Emil Nava signs with Between The Eyes – and directs DMT and Luigi Masi". Promo News. 7 November 2008.
  7. ^ Luigi Masi upload: Strobelight - Luigi Masi (Music Video) on YouTube, published 14 Sep 2008
  8. ^ videos.antville.org: "DMT 'Touch Me' Dir: Emil Nava". 28 October 2008.
  9. ^ "DMT 'Touch Me' - Ed Rutherford".
  10. ^ "Tinchy Stryder's Take Me Back by Emil Nava". Promo News. 22 December 2008.
  11. ^ "Tinchy Stryder feat N-Dubz's Number 1 by Emil Nava". Promo News. 8 April 2009.
  12. ^ "Kid British's Our House is Dadless by Emil Nava". Promo News. 16 June 2009.
  13. ^ "Tinchy Stryder feat Amelle's Never Leave You by Emil Nava". Promo News. 22 July 2009.
  14. ^ IMVDb: "Booty Luv - Say It (2009)". 23 July 2009.
  15. ^ "Tinchy Stryder's You Are Not Alone by Emil Nava". Promo News. 8 October 2009.
  16. ^ "Kano's More Than One Way by Emil Nava". Promo News. 13 January 2010.
  17. ^ "Rox's My Baby by Emil Nava". Promo News. 5 February 2010.
  18. ^ "MC Aggro's Candy (feat. Kimberly Wyatt) by Emil Nava". Promo News. 13 April 2010.
  19. ^ "Gabriella Cilmi's Hearts Don't Lie by Emil Nava". Promo News. 18 May 2010.
  20. ^ "Tinchy Stryder's In My System by Emil Nava". Promo News. 7 July 2010.
  21. ^ "Gabriella Cilmi's Defender by Emil Nava". Promo News. 11 August 2010.
  22. ^ "Devlin's Runaway feat. Yasmin by Emil Nava". Promo News. 20 September 2010.
  23. ^ "Tinchy Stryder 'Second Chance' – Sarah Jenneson – Production Designer". 21 August 2011., released 24 Sep 2010
  24. ^ "Yasmin's Finish Line by Emil Nava". Promo News. 10 March 2011.
  25. ^ "Jessie J – 'Nobody's Perfect' – Music Video". Promo News. 19 April 2011.
  26. ^ "Frankmusik's Do It In The AM (feat. Far East Movement) by Emil Nava". Promo News. 6 June 2011.
  27. ^ IMVDb: "Jessie J - Who You Are (2011)". 29 September 2011.
  28. ^ Emil Nava Website: "Jessie J Who You Are – Emil Nava".
  29. ^ "Delilah 'Love You So' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 8 December 2011.
  30. ^ "Paloma Faith 'Picking Up The Pieces' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 13 April 2012.
  31. ^ "Paloma Faith '30 Minute Love Affair' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 7 August 2012.
  32. ^ "K. Koke ft Maverick Sabre 'Turn Back' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 1 November 2012.
  33. ^ "Paloma Faith 'Just Be' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 7 November 2012.
  34. ^ "Example 'Perfect Replacement' by Emil Nava". Promonews. 9 January 2013.
  35. ^ "Calvin Harris f/ Ellie Goulding "I Need Your Love" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 15 April 2013.
  36. ^ "Katy B 'What Love Is Made Of' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 31 May 2013.
  37. ^ "Jessie J ft. Big Sean & Dizzee Rascal – 'Wild' – Music Video". Promo News. 29 May 2013.
  38. ^ IMVDb: "Neon Jungle - Trouble (2013)". 15 July 2013.
  39. ^ "Elli Ingram 'Mad Love' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 9 August 2013.
  40. ^ "Jessie J 'It's My Party' – Music Video". Promo News. 13 August 2013.
  41. ^ "Example 'All The Wrong Places' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 19 August 2013.
  42. ^ "Calvin Harris & Alesso Ft. Hurts 'Under Control' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 25 October 2013.
  43. ^ "Rixton "Make Out" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 22 October 2013.
  44. ^ "Jessie J 'Thunder' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 21 November 2013.
  45. ^ IMVDb: "Neon Jungle - Braveheart (2013)". 11 December 2013.
  46. ^ "Tinie Tempah ft Labrinth "Lover Not A Fighter' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 12 December 2013.
  47. ^ "James Arthur 'Recovery' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 6 January 2014.
  48. ^ "Kwabs 'Wrong or Right' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 27 January 2014.
  49. ^ "Elli Ingram 'When It Was Dark' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 5 February 2014.
  50. ^ IMVDb: "The Vamps - Last Night (2014)". 27 February 2014.
  51. ^ "Calvin Harris "Summer" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 7 April 2014.
  52. ^ "Nic Goose 'Luxury' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 14 April 2014.
  53. ^ "Kwabs 'Pray For Love' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 8 May 2014.
  54. ^ "Watch Chlöe Howl's music video for new single 'Disappointed'". Attitude.co.uk. 16 June 2014.
  55. ^ "The Gaslight Anthem's "Get Hurt" Out Today - Best New Bands". 12 August 2014.
  56. ^ "The Gaslight Anthem 'Rollin' And Tumblin' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 14 August 2014.
  57. ^ "Calvin Harris ft. John Newman 'Blame' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 15 September 2014.
  58. ^ "Ne-Yo ft Juicy J 'She Knows' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 9 October 2014.
  59. ^ "Calvin Harris "Slow Acid" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 15 October 2014.
  60. ^ "Calvin Harris "Open Wide" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 28 October 2014.
  61. ^ "Calvin Harris f/ Ellie Goulding "Outside" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 12 November 2014. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  62. ^ "Pusha T 'Lunch Money' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 5 January 2015.
  63. ^ "Haim and Calvin Harris Share Majestic "Pray to God" Video". Pitchfork. 11 February 2015.
  64. ^ "T.I. f/ Chris Brown "Private Show" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 25 March 2015.
  65. ^ "Calvin Harris debuts How Deep Is Your Love video starring Gigi Hadid". Official Charts Company. 6 August 2015.
  66. ^ "Ellie Goulding 'On My Mind' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 29 September 2015.
  67. ^ "Rudimental feat. Ed Sheeran 'Lay It All On Me' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 11 November 2015.
  68. ^ "Florrie 'Real Love' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 8 February 2016.
  69. ^ Spinnin' Records upload, published on 24 Feb 2016: BURNS - Beauty Queen (Official Music Video) on YouTube
  70. ^ "Watch the Dreamy New Music Video For Ruth B's "Lost Boy"". Teen Vogue. 9 May 2016.
  71. ^ "Rihanna and Calvin Harris Share "This Is What You Came For" Video: Watch". Pitchfork. 17 June 2016.
  72. ^ "Dizzee Rascal "Hype" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 13 July 2016.
  73. ^ "WSTRN 'A List' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 22 August 2016.
  74. ^ "Ellie Goulding: il nuovo singolo 'Still Falling For You'" (in Italian). TV Sorrisi e Canzoni. 27 August 2016.
  75. ^ "Watch Calvin Harris Stare Down Virtual Breakup in 'My Way' Video". Rolling Stone. 28 October 2016.
  76. ^ "Louisa Johnson 'So Good' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 10 November 2016.
  77. ^ "Tinie Tempah ft. Nea 'Chasing Flies' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 5 April 2017.
  78. ^ "Jennifer Hudson 'Remember Me' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 19 April 2017.
  79. ^ "Camila Cabello "Crying in the Club" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 19 May 2017.
  80. ^ "Tremblay Magazine - Official Site - Jack & Jack Feature". 6 August 2017.
  81. ^ "Katy Perry, Calvin Harris, Pharrell vibe on the beach in 'Feels' video". USA Today. 27 June 2017.
  82. ^ "Julia Michaels "Uh Huh" (Emil Nava, dir.)". VideoStatic. 25 July 2017.
  83. ^ "PRETTYMUCH 'Would You Mind' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 25 September 2017.
  84. ^ "Pop duo Jack & Jack ft. Olivia O'Brien release single, "Beg" – CWs Place". 15 November 2017.
  85. ^ "L Devine 'Growing Pains' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 21 November 2017.
  86. ^ "Post Malone ft. 21 Savage 'Rockstar' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 23 November 2017.
  87. ^ "PRETTYMUCH ft. French Montana 'No More' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 15 December 2017.
  88. ^ Pop Scoop!: "Warner's L Devine unveils video for Like You Like That, directed by MTV VMA & BRITs Winner Emil Nava - Pop Scoop! - Music News". 9 February 2018.
  89. ^ L Devine upload: L Devine - Like You Like That (Official Video) on YouTube
  90. ^ "Calvin Harris ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR 'Nuh Ready Nuh Ready' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 9 February 2018.
  91. ^ "Ed Sheeran 'Happier' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 30 April 2018.
  92. ^ "Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa 'One Kiss' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 3 May 2018.
  93. ^ "Rae Sremmurd Turn Up With Maluma and BURNS in "Hands on Me" Video". Upcoming100. 15 May 2018.
  94. ^ "Folly Rae 'Karma Club' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 23 July 2018.
  95. ^ "Calvin Harris, Sam Smith 'Promises' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 10 September 2018.
  96. ^ "L Devine 'Peer Pressure' by Emil Nava". Promo News. 11 September 2018.
  97. ^ "Calvin Harris, Rag'n'Bone Man - Giant (Official Video)". YouTube. 25 January 2019.
  98. ^ "Normani & 6LACK - Waves (Official Video)". YouTube. 13 February 2019.
  99. ^ "Normani and 6lack Share Intergalactic Video for "Waves"". Complex. 12 February 2019.

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