director of FILM / COMMERCIAL / MUSIC VIDEO / TV / WEB / NEW MEDIA
To know where Davin Black is going, is to find out where he has been. His love for live music carried him through eight years of inspirational travel before entering the film business. This experience fostered his dedication to the creation of visual compliments to music. Davin quickly absorbed production knowledge and now operates within all aspects of the film industry. His unique perspective has led him to become an esteemed and award-winning director, as well as a feature film and television producer.
Back-to-back winner of the MuchMusic “Best Rock Video” Award and a Juno nominee, Davin Black has directed over 90 music videos and commercials and produced more than 200 productions, with many award wins, “Best Director” nominations and #1 videos. Davin continues to work with some of the largest artists in the world, creating content viewed globally. His projects receive many millions of views online as well as regularly broadcasted on TV throughout USA and Canada.
Davin’s film sets are a common venue for interviews and behind-the-scene specials for multiple national media networks. Regarded as a respected expert within the music video industry, Davin has been featured on MuchMusic’s TV shows “Discovered” and “Disband“ and has been a panelist for CMW (Canadian Music Week). He has presented his candid and practical advice to viewers and has assisted in the growth of emerging careers.
Priding himself on developing bonds with clients and artists in order to collaboratively cultivate visual imagery, Davin continues to strive to create emotionally inspirational images. His ability to generate a versatile range of styles makes Davin Black a unique director who continues to push the limits of artistic impression.