David "Dave" Meyers
is an American music video director
Dave Meyers has photographed and directed hundreds of music videos and commercials.
Born and raised in Berkeley, California, Dave developed his love for film while working for a small local Landmark cinema at the age of 17. He attended Loyola Marymount University where he majored in Film Production and Philosophy.
After graduating, Dave programmed the inaugural slate of the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (LAIFF). He also produced Copper Women, a short film that was the culmination of Project: Involve, an IFP/West program designed to introduce ethnically diverse women into the film industry. The following year, Dave worked in development for Paramount Pictures on the films Face/Off
Inspired by a chance meeting with director Gus Van Sant
, Dave spent the next 10 years directing music videos for over 200 of the music industry's best and brightest with the unique crossover ability to working with Jay Z one week, Britney Spears the next, and Aerosmith the week after that. With each new video, Dave seeks to innovate the field while supporting artists in the journey to define themselves. That work ethic has brought a slew of nominations and 11 MTV Video Music Awards, the most recent of which was for Pink's "Stupid Girls". Dave was a principal force in the creation of @radical.music, the music video division of the world renown commercial production company... Read More