Through collaborations with iconic artists, musicians, and global brands, Paul Hunter is one of the most creative and diverse directors working today. As the co-founder of PRETTYBIRD, he was one of the first directors to create a company built to support and foster underrepresented voices. Paul’s efforts and mentorship have helped launch the careers of acclaimed directors such as Melina Matsoukas, Calmatic, and DANIELS.
Paul has established himself as the industry’s preeminent music video director, shooting some of the most iconic videos of all time. Over the course of his career, he has worked with legendary artists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Madonna, U2, Justin Timberlake, Eminem, Will Smith, Lenny Kravitz, and Jennifer Lopez.
Paul has also established himself as a force in the commercial world. Through his innovative vision and collaborative approach to every project, he’s earned repeated commissions to create global campaigns for some of the world’s biggest brands, directing award-winning spots for Sony, Adidas, Apple, Audi, Palms Casino, Beats, and Microsoft, among others. Paul’s T-Mobile spot, featuring Kim Kardashian, aired during Super Bowl XLIX and was rated amongst the top ads of the game. Paul earned a Cannes Gold Lion for his landmark Nike “Stickman” campaign, multiple CLIO Awards for his Beats by Dre campaign, and many, many more. His campaign for the LA Rams draft titled “On the Clock” earned six wins at the Clio Sports Awards, among many other wins throughout the 2022 awards season.