DIRECTOR DAVID ROUSSEAU | CREATIVESEEN
About the Director:
Director David Rousseau is making moves in the competitive world of music videos & commercials. His eye for capturing the performance energy of artists combined with sleek imagery, bright colors and innovative graphics, has made him one of the most sought-after video directors of today. His last ten videos have received a combined 1 billion views on YouTube.
In 2008 David launched CreativeSeen, a production company devoted to music video and commercial production. In a short timeframe, he’s managed to work with some of the biggest names in music – Lil Wayne, Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, Shakira, NeYo, Nicki Minaj, Akon, T-Pain, and LMFAO – directing videos that have appeared on all major video networks, including MTV, BET and FUSE worldwide.
David’s credit list includes worldwide smash, “I Know You Want Me (Calle 8)” for Pitbull, an international hit video which garnered over 193 million hits on You Tube, making it one of the site’s most popular clips of all time. He’s directed virtually all music videos for Pitbull, including the video for his biggest hit single featuring NeYo, “Give Me Everything” and club-bangers “Bon Bon” and “Hey Baby” featuring T-Pain; a video that premiered on the 40-foot tall Kodak Screen in New York City’s famed Times Square. David also directed “Hotel Room Service” and “Shut it Down,” a mini-movie with Pitbull and Akon, which became a global sensation and played throughout the MTV networks.
In 2010, the first video for the “Jersey Shore” soundtrack, “I Like It,” by Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull. The video was an instant hit on MTV; it became a summer sensation, and was nominated for a 2010 MTV Music Award for “Best Dance Video.” It also became #1 video on MTV.com, and one of the ten most popular clips of the year.
Additionally in 2011, David directed two enormously successful music videos for Mr. Worldwide himself, Pitbull. The first was ‘”Give Me Everything,” which became Pitbull’s first Billboard #1 song. The video was also a worldwide smash, earning two MTV Music Video Awards nominations, including one for “Best Pop Video.” The second video, “Rain Over Me” for Pitbull f/Marc Anthony, was filmed on location in the dessert in Palm Springs, California.
In 2012, David directed Pitbull in “Back in Time”, the lead single of the Men In Black 3 film.
Lastly, in 2012, David branched out into the competitive world of advertising. Directing a series of image spots for The Cove at Atlantis. His work was part of a branding campaign that is scheduled to roll out through out 2012. His videos have included product placement for such diverse brands as BMW, Voli Vodka, Motorola and Fiat.