Mark Gerard

Gerard is a graduate of the American Film Institute Cinematography Fellow Program. He has edited projects for WPP, TBWA\CHIAT\DAY, Capital Group, Ogilvy, Grey, MediaCom, 180LA & Hogarth Worldwide.

Gerard directed music videos for stellar Artists including: N.W.A, Everclear, Queen Latifah, Aaliyah, Milestone/Babyface, Eazy-E, LIT, D’Angelo, The Corrs, De La Soul, Warren G/Dr. Dre, Brian McKnight, Kirk Franklin, Da Brat, Coolio, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Portrait, Bird York, Inner Circle, Kris Kross, College Boyz, Smashmouth, Da Lench Mob/Ice Cube & Steve Winwood.

Gerard's music video for Milestone “I Care ‘Bout You” was nominated for a Grammy - Best Short Form Music Video. His music video for D’Angelo “Me and Those Dreamin’ Eyes of Mine” was honored with a Best New Artist Clip of The Year Award and his music videos for Aaliyah “Are You That Somebody” & Everclear “Santa Monica” received MTV VMA nominations.

N.W.A - Alwayz Into Somethin'

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard

Milestone featuring Babyface
I Care 'Bout You

Grammy Nomination: Best Short Form Music Video

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard

Everclear - Santa Monica

MTV VMA Nomination - Best Alternative Video

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard

Aaliyah - Are You That Somebody

MTV VMA Nominations - Best R&B Video and
Best Video from a Film

NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Music Video

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard

Lit - Over My Head

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard

Queen Latifah - U.N.I.T.Y.

Director/Cameraman - Mark Gerard


With Los Feliz Films, Gerard has edited projects for WPP, Ogilvy, Grey, TBWA\CHIAT\DAY, MediaCom, 180LA & Hogarth Worldwide.

WPP / Hogarth Worldwide - Maverick (Internal)

WPP - Studio X "What if" (Internal)

WPP - Coca-Cola Sizzle

Ogilvy - I.O.C. - No Snow (Internal)

Grey - Churchill Chill (Internal)


Born • Santa Monica, California  
Education • Los Angeles City College: Advanced Cinema Program American Film Institute: Cinematography Fellow,
M.F.A. Certificate Program Graduate

Career • 2012 - present • Editor
Los Feliz Films: Agencies: TBWA\Chiat\Day NY, WPP
The Capital Group Companies
1987-2012 • Director/Cameraman/Editor - Music Videos / TV

Deep technical knowledge:
Adobe CC: Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator.

Awards & Nominations
Billboard Award Best New Artist Clip of the Year:
D’Angelo “Me And Those Dreamin’ Eyes Of Mine”

MTV VMA Nomination Best Alternative Video
Everclear “Santa Monica”

Grammy Nomination Best Short Form Music Video:
Milestone “I Care ‘Bout You”

MTV VMA Nomination Best R&B Video & Best Video from a Film:
Aaliyah “Are You That Somebody”

NAACP Image Award Nomination Outstanding Music Video:
Aaliyah “Are You That Somebody”

Music Videos - Director/Cameraman 

Aaliyah “Are You That Somebody” Atlantic/Fox 
Aaliyah “Journey To The Past” Atlantic/Fox
Apache “Gangsta Bitch” Tommy Boy
ATEEM “Yeah” Select
Bird York “In The Deep” *Oscar Nominee Blissed/EMI
Brian McKnight “The Way Love Goes” Motown
Brian McKnight “Win” Universal/Fox
Barbara Baldieri “Todo Lo Que Queiero”* Rox Str *D.P. Pierre Rouger
Billy Crawford “Mary Lopez” V2
Brothers Uv Da BlakMarket “Not You Again” Select
Chris Thomas “Kickin’ True Blue” Private
College Boyz “Victim of the Ghetto” Virgin
College Boyz “Hollywood Paradox” Virgin
Coolio feat. Lakeside “It’s All The Way Live” Disney MPG
The Corrs “Forgiven Not Forgotten” Atlantic
D’Angelo “Me And Those Dreamin’ Eyes of Mine” EMI
Da Brat “Sittin’ On Top of the World” Columbia
De La Soul “Breakadawn” Tommy Boy
Da Lenchmob feat. Ice Cube “Goin’ Bananas” Priority
Domino “Sweet Potato Pie” Def Jam
Donell Jones “Knocks Me Off My Feet” LaFace
E-A-Ski “Blast if I Have To” Priority
Eazy-E “Neighborhood Snyper” Priority
Eazy-E “Only If You Want It” Priority
Everclear “Santa Monica” Capitol
Freddie Foxxx “So Tough” Epic/Sony
Hepburn “I Quit” Fox
Inner Circle “Sweat” Atlantic
Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince “I Wanna Rock” Zomba
Jomanda “I Like It” Atlantic
Kirk Franklin “Lean On Me” Interscope
Kris Kross “Tonight’s Tha Night” Columbia
Lakiesha Barri “Like This and Like That” Hollywood
Levert “ABC-123” Atlantic
Levert “Do Thangs” Atlantic
Lighter Shade of Brown “If You Wanna Groove” Mercury
LIT “Over My Head” Capitol/Fox
Live Squad (Long Form) “Game Of Survival” Tommy Boy
Live Squad “Heartless” Tommy Boy
MC Ren “Final Frontier” Priority
MC Smooth “Where Is The Money” Dominion
Milestone feat. Babyface “I Care ‘Bout You” *Grammy Nomination - LaFace/Fox
N.W.A “Alwayz Into Somethin’” Priority
N.W.A “Appetite For Destruction”* Priority *D.P. John Demps
Patti Rothberg “Inside” EMI
Patra “Worker Man” Sony Penthouse
Players Clique “Explanation of a Playa” Priority
Portrait “How Deep Is Your Love” Capitol
Portrait “I Can Call You” Capitol
Queen Latifah “Just Another Day” Motown
Queen Latifah “U.N.I.T.Y.” Motown
Redhead Kingpin “321 Pump” Virgin
Smashmouth “Holiday In My Head”* Hollywood Rec’s *D.P. Crash
Spice 1 “Trigga Gots No Heart” Jive
Steve Winwood “Spy In The House of Love” Virgin
The Twinz “Round & Round” Def Jam
Voices Of Theory “Wherever You Go” H.O.L.A.
Vonda Shepard “Searchin' My Soul” Sony
Warren G feat. Dr. Dre “Do You See” Def Jam
Warren G “This DJ” Def Jam
3rd Storee “If Ever” Elektra

Mini-series Network:
2nd Unit Director/Cameraman “The Murder of Mary Phagan” NBC
*Emmy Winner - Best Mini-Series
2nd Unit Director/Cameraman “Separate But Equal” ABC
*Emmy Winner - Best Mini-Series

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