Kevin Bray (director)

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Kevin Bray
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
Occupation(s)Film director, television director, commercial director, music video director
Years active1988–present

Kevin Bray is an American film, television, commercial and music video director. Bray attended the University of Michigan and the University of Paris (Sorbonne) before completing his studies at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Bray also goes by his initials, KGB.

Career[edit]

Beginning his career as a music video director, Bray has directed music videos for a number of artists, including Anita Baker, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lopez, Brandy, Christina Aguilera, Lauryn Hill, De La Soul, Whitney Houston, Savage Garden, Celine Dion, among others.

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Director
Executive producer and/or director
  • Platinum
  • Pearson (Executive producer – 7 episodes, 2019)
  • Zoobiquity (TV movie, 2016)[3]
  • The Arrangement (TV movie, 2013) (Co-executive producer)[4]
  • Suits (Co-executive producer – 16 episodes, 2012 – 2013; Supervising producer – 12 episodes, 2011 – 2012)
Producer
Actor
  • All About the Benjamins (2002; role: Criminal)
  • Billy Turner's Secret (1991; role: Party People)[7]
Documentary appearances
  • Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2004)
  • Biography, Episode: "The Rock" (2004)[8]
  • Fight the Good Fight (2002; Director)
  • Whitney Houston: The True Story (2002; Video Director)
  • All About the Stunts (Video documentary short) (2002)
  • Miami Nice (Video documentary short) (2002)
  • Shot Caller: From Videos to Features (Video documentary short) (2002)
  • Strictly Business: Making 'All About the Benjamins' (Video documentary short) (1999)
  • Making the Video (TV documentary series) (1999), featuring the making of Whitney Houston's videos for the singles "I Learned From The Best" and "Where You Are".[9]
Commercials

Music videos[edit]

1988
1991
1992
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2002
2004
2008

Awards and nominations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walking Tall: An Interview with Director Kevin Bray, March 2004 - Blackfilm.com
  2. ^ HBO POV | Kevin Bray & Kay Lee | Insecure | Season 3. HBO. September 18, 2018. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ a b "Zoobiquity (TV Movie 2016) - IMDb". IMDb.
  4. ^ a b "The Arrangement (TV Movie 2013) - IMDb". IMDb.
  5. ^ "The Studio (TV Series 2005– ) - IMDb". IMDb.
  6. ^ "Silver Lake (TV Movie 2004) - IMDb". IMDb.
  7. ^ "Billy Turner's Secret (Short 1991) - IMDb". IMDb.
  8. ^ "Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson: From Pro Wrestler to Hollywood Actor".
  9. ^ Making of I learned from the best Whitney Houston. WhitneyIsBack. September 9, 2014. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  10. ^ De La Soul - Potholes In My Lawn (Official Music Video). Tommy Boy. August 3, 2018. Archived from the original on June 9, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ "Hound Content Signs Director Kevin Bray". www.lbbonline.com. Retrieved 2021-01-06.
  12. ^ Eric B. & Rakim - Juice (Know The Ledge) (Official Music Video). EricBAndRakimVEVO. June 16, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  13. ^ Black Sheep - Strobelite Honey. BlackSheepVEVO. June 16, 2009. Archived from the original on June 9, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  14. ^ Vanessa Williams - Save The Best For Last (Official Video). VanessaWilliamsVEVO. October 8, 2009. Archived from the original on August 29, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  15. ^ YouTube, a Google company. YouTube.
  16. ^ Vanessa Williams - The Sweetest Days. VanessaWilliamsVEVO. October 8, 2009. Archived from the original on June 7, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  17. ^ Patti LaBelle - All This Love (Official Music Video). PattiLaBelleVEVO. November 22, 2009. Archived from the original on September 8, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  18. ^ Diana King - Ain't Nobody (Album Version). DianaKingVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on February 14, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  19. ^ Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life (Official HD Video). MonicaVEVO. March 24, 2011. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  20. ^ For Real- Like I Do [1996]. mrowzer. May 5, 2015. Archived from the original on December 20, 2020. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  21. ^ "For Real - 'Like I do'". MVDBase.com (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  22. ^ Me'Shell NdegéOcello - Leviticus: Faggot. jfahr. December 6, 2007. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  23. ^ ""Leviticus: Faggot" by Meshell Ndegeocello | Music Video | VH1.com". VH1. Viacom International. July 3, 1996. Retrieved January 15, 2015.[dead link]
  24. ^ Monica - Why I Love You So Much (Official Video). MonicaVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on March 25, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  25. ^ Celine Dion Because You Loved Me. azabeth24. February 10, 2017. Archived from the original on August 31, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  26. ^ The Corrs - The Right Time [Official Video]. The Corrs. July 7, 2012. Archived from the original on December 19, 2020. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  27. ^ The Best of The Corrs − The Videos (DVD liner notes). The Corrs. Warner Bros. Records. 2002. 7567 53135-2.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)
  28. ^ Aaron Neville - Can't Stop My Heart From Loving You (The Rain Song). AaronNevilleVEVO. November 15, 2010. Archived from the original on September 3, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  29. ^ Robyn - Do You Know (What It Takes). RobynVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on July 7, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  30. ^ Ben Folds Five - Brick (Official Video). BenFoldsFiveVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on June 7, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  31. ^ Mary J. Blige feat. Lil' Kim - I Can Love You. 5miles2empty. April 4, 2010. Archived from the original on August 14, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  32. ^ Robyn - Show Me Love (Video). RobynVEVO. November 25, 2009. Archived from the original on September 10, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  33. ^ Brandy - Have You Ever (Official Video). Brandy Videos. September 30, 2019. Archived from the original on August 7, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  34. ^ Jennifer Lopez - No Me Ames (Official Video). JenniferLopezVEVO. October 14, 2016. Archived from the original on August 30, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  35. ^ Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You (Official Video). SavageGardenVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on September 14, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  36. ^ Whitney Houston - I Learned From The Best (Official Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on July 8, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  37. ^ Brandy - Almost Doesn't Count (Official Video). Brandy Videos. October 1, 2019. Archived from the original on August 18, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  38. ^ Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love (Official Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on September 11, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  39. ^ Whitney Houston - It's Not Right But It's Okay (Official HD Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on September 10, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  40. ^ Whitney Houston - Heartbreak Hotel (Official HD Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 19, 2010. Archived from the original on August 21, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  41. ^ Whitney Houston, George Michael - If I Told You That (Official HD Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 25, 2009. Archived from the original on July 29, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  42. ^ Christina Aguilera - Pero Me Acuerdo De Tí (Video Version). CAguileraVEVO. October 3, 2009. Archived from the original on August 15, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  43. ^ Whitney Houston - Fine (Official Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. October 19, 2010. Archived from the original on July 26, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  44. ^ Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey - Where You Are (Official Video). jessicasimpsonVEVO. March 26, 2011. Archived from the original on May 18, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  45. ^ Whitney Houston - One Of Those Days (Official Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. August 4, 2013. Archived from the original on August 11, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  46. ^ Deborah Cox - Up & Down (Official Music Video). DeborahCoxVEVO. September 25, 2010. Archived from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  47. ^ Whitney Houston - Whatchulookinat (Official Video). whitneyhoustonVEVO. March 23, 2011. Archived from the original on July 8, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  48. ^ Luther Vandross - Your Secret Love. LutherVandrossVEVO. November 25, 2014. Archived from the original on February 19, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.
  49. ^ Ashanti - The Way That I Love You. AshantiVEVO. November 22, 2009. Archived from the original on August 26, 2021. Retrieved September 15, 2021 – via YouTube.

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