Mark Romanek

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Mark Romanek was born on September 18, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a director and producer, known for One Hour Photo (2002), Never Let Me Go (2010) and Michael Jackson Feat. Janet Jackson: Scream (1995). He is married to Brigette Romanek. See full bio »

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One Hour Photo Director
Never Let Me Go Director
Static Director


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 2020 Tales from the Loop (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Loop (2020)
 2018 30 Seconds to Mars: Rescue Me (Music Video short)
 2018 Justin Timberlake: Filthy (Music Video)
 2017 Jay-Z: The Story of O.J. (Music Video)
 2016 Beyoncé: Sandcastles (Music Video)
 2016 Nike: Hear You Are - LeBron James (Video short)
 2016 Lemonade (TV Special) (segment "Sandcastle")
 2016 The Conductor: Kobe Bryant (Video short)
 2016 Vinyl (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2016 Make Space Nike Air Jordan XXX (Video short)
 2015 The Whispers (TV Series) (1 episode)
- X Marks the Spot (2015)
 2014 Taylor Swift: Shake It Off (Music Video)
 2014 U2: Invisible (Music Video)
 2013 Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film (TV Short documentary)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie)
 2010 Mark Romanek: Music Video Montage (Video short)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 2005 The Work of Director Mark Romanek (Video documentary)
 2005 Coldplay: Speed of Sound (Music Video)
 2004 From Janet. To Damita Jo: The Videos (Video documentary) (video "Got 'Til It's Gone")
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video) (video "Little Trouble Girl")
 2004 Jay-Z: 99 Problems (Music Video)
 2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video documentary) (video "El Scorcho")
 2003 Johnny Cash: Hurt (Music Video)
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Videos (Video documentary) (video "Can't Stop")
 2003 Linkin Park: Faint (Music Video)
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Can't Stop (Music Video)
 2002 Best of Bowie (Video documentary) (videos "Jump They Say", "Black Tie White Noise")
 2002 Audioslave: Cochise (Music Video)
 2002 No Doubt: Hella Good (Music Video)
 2002 One Hour Photo (directed by)
 2000 Morrissey: ¡Oye Esteban! (Video) (video "The More you Ignore me, the Closer I Get")
 2000 The Wallflowers: Sleepwalker (Music Video)
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (videos "Rain", "Bedtime Story")
 1999 Macy Gray: I Try (Music Video)
 1999 Macy Gray: Do Something (Music Video)
 1998 Lenny Kravitz: If You Can't Say No (Music Video short)
 1997 Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (Video) (video "Scream")
 1997 Closure (Video documentary) (segments "Closer", "The Perfect Drug")
 1997 Fiona Apple: Criminal (Music Video)
 1997 Nine Inch Nails: The Perfect Drug (Music Video)
 1996 Beck: Devils Haircut (Music Video)
 1996 Weezer: El Scorcho (Music Video)
 1996 Eels: Novocaine for the Soul (Music Video)
 1996 Sonic Youth: Little Trouble Girl (Music Video)
 1995 R.E.M. Parallel (Video) (video "Strange Currencies")
 1995 R.E.M.: Strange Currencies (Music Video)
 1995 Madonna: Bedtime Story (Music Video)
 1994 Nine Inch Nails: Closer (Music Video)
 1994 Iggy Pop: Beside You (Music Video)
 1993 David Bowie: Black Tie White Noise (Music Video)
 1993 Madonna: Rain (Music Video)
 1993 David Bowie: Jump They Say (Music Video)
 1992 K.D. Lang: Constant Craving (Music Video)
 1992 Keith Richards: Wicked as It Seems (Music Video)
 1992 Teenage Fanclub: What You Do to Me (Music Video)
 1992 En Vogue: Free Your Mind (Music Video)
 1991 Pop's Cool Love: Buzz (Music Video)
 1991 ABC: Love Conquers All (Music Video)
 1991 MTV's 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
 1990 En Vogue: You Don't Have to Worry (Music Video)
 1987 The The: Sweet Bird of Truth (Music Video)
 1987 The The: Infected (Video)
 1985 Static
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Music video: Directed Eels video "Novocaine For The Soul" See more »

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Mark Romanek


5' 8" (1.73 m)


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Be daring and sincere. -- referring to an interview he read with Stanley Kubrick when asked what his tenets are for first-time film directors See more »


Was considered by 20th Century Fox as a potential director for the 2006 The Omen (2006) remake, however John Moore eventually got the job. See more »


Strongly emulates Stanley Kubrick's style in filming

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