It’s one of the most common occurrences in the world of music videos: Someone directs an incredibly popular video, Hollywood scoops them up for a major film project. Usually, you either sink or swim. You either knock it out of the park or get sent back to music video purgatory. Here are some directors that (mostly) left the music video game to become incredibly well-known directors of film.
Almost every single one of these directors still makes music videos, but they’re a bit higher budget these days. Can’t imagine why.