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David Mallet

David Mallet

British film and television director
David Mallet
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro British film and television director
Is Film director Television director
From United Kingdom United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 17 December 1945, West Horsley, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Age 75 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Awards
Primetime Emmy Award  
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

David Victor Mark Mallet (born 17 December 1945 in West Horsley, Surrey) is a British director of music videos and concert films. He was one of the most prolific directors of music videos in the 1980s.

Career

Mallet rose to prominence in the late 1970s as a director of the then new format of music videos with the hugely successful enterprise MGMM, which he co-founded with Scott Millaney, Brian Grant and Russell Mulcahy. He is noted for his innovative work on hugely popular music videos in the 1980s, becoming one of the decade's most sought-after directors for this format. His work includes Iron Maiden's "Run to the Hills", David Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes" and "Let's Dance", Rush's "Distant Early Warning", and Queen's "Radio Ga Ga" and "I Want to Break Free" videos. He has also served as a producer on television programmes including The Kenny Everett Video Show. He is also known for directing some concert recordings of soprano Sarah Brightman and other major live music and spectacle events such as 46664 and Cirque du Soleil. He has also directed such prominent concerts as Pink Floyd's Pulse and U2's PopMart: Live from Mexico City.

Videography

Music videos

As director:

  • Queen: "Bicycle Race" (1978)
  • Blondie: "Hanging on the Telephone" (1978)
  • Boomtown Rats: "Rat Trap" (1979)
  • David Bowie: "Boys Keep Swinging" (1979)
  • David Bowie: "DJ" (1979)
  • David Bowie: "Look Back in Anger" (1979)
  • Peter Gabriel: "Games Without Frontiers" (1980)
  • David Bowie: "Ashes to Ashes" (1980; directed with David Bowie)
  • David Bowie: "Fashion" (1980)
  • Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays" (1980)
  • The Rolling Stones: "Emotional Rescue" (Version 2) (1980)
  • The Rolling Stones: "She's So Cold" (1980)
  • Joan Jett: "Bad Reputation" (1980)
  • Queen and David Bowie: "Under Pressure" (1981)
  • David Bowie: "Wild Is the Wind" (1981)
  • Sheila: "Little Darlin'" (1981)
  • Sheila: "Put it in writing" (1981)
  • Iron Maiden: "Run to the Hills" (1982)
  • Def Leppard: "Photograph" (1982)
  • Def Leppard: "Rock of Ages" (1982)
  • Billy Idol: "White Wedding" (1982)
  • Toyah: "Brave New World" (1982)
  • Joan Jett: "Crimson and Clover" (1982)
  • Joan Jett: "Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah)" (1982)
  • Def Leppard: "Foolin'" (1983)
  • David Bowie: "Let's Dance" (1983)
  • David Bowie: "China Girl" (1983)
  • Tina Turner: "Let's Stay Together" (1983)
  • Queen: "Radio Ga Ga" (1984; filmed 1983)
  • Joan Jett: "Fake Friends" (1983)
  • Joan Jett: "French Song" (1983)
  • Joan Jett: "Everyday People" (1983)
  • Def Leppard: "Bringin' on the Heartbreak" (1984)
  • Rush: "Distant Early Warning" (1984)
  • Def Leppard: "Me and My Wine" (1984)
  • Scorpions: "Rock You Like a Hurricane" (1984)
  • Queen: "I Want to Break Free" (1984)
  • Queen: "Hammer to Fall" (1984)
  • David Bowie: "Loving the Alien" (1984; directed with David Bowie)
  • Billy Idol: "Eyes Without a Face" (1984)
  • Billy Idol: "Catch My Fall" (1984)
  • Kool and the Gang: "Fresh" (1984)
  • Culture Club: "Mistake No.3" (1984)
  • Joan Jett: "I Love You Love Me Love" (1984)
  • Freddie Mercury: "I Was Born to Love You" (1985)
  • Freddie Mercury: "Made in Heaven" (1985)
  • David Bowie and Mick Jagger: "Dancing in the Street" (1985)
  • KISS: "Tears Are Falling" (1985)
  • Queen: "Who Wants to Live Forever" (1986)
  • AC/DC: "You Shook Me All Night Long" (1986)
  • AC/DC: "Who Made Who" (1986)
  • W.A.S.P "I Don't Need no Doctor" (1987)
  • AC/DC: "Heatseeker" (1987)
  • Freddie Mercury: "The Great Pretender" (1987)
  • Freddie Mercury and Montserrat CaballĂ©: "Barcelona" (1987)
  • Queen: "I Want It All" (1989)
  • AC/DC: "Thunderstruck" (1990)
  • AC/DC: "Moneytalks" (1990)
  • AC/DC: "Are You Ready" (1991)
  • AC/DC: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" (1991)
  • AC/DC: "Highway to Hell" (1991)
  • Erasure: "Chorus" (1991)
  • Erasure: "Love to Hate You" (1991)
  • INXS: "Shining Star" (1991)
  • AC/DC: "Big Gun" (1993)
  • Roger Taylor: "Nazis 1994" (1994)
  • AC/DC: "Hard as a Rock" (1995)
  • AC/DC: "Cover You in Oil" (1995)
  • AC/DC: "Hail Caesar" (1995)
  • David Bowie: "Hallo Spaceboy" (1996)
  • Janet Jackson: "You" (1998)
  • Scorpions: "To Be No. 1" (1999)
  • Rod Stewart: "Blue Skies" (2005)
  • AC/DC: "Rock 'n' Roll Train" (2008)
  • AC/DC: "Anything Goes" (2009)
  • AC/DC: "Shoot to Thrill" (2010)
  • AC/DC: "Play Ball" (2014)
  • AC/DC: "Rock or Bust" (2014)
  • AC/DC: "Rock the Blues Away" (2015)

Long-form videos

  • Blondie: Eat to the Beat (1980)
  • Jethro Tull: Slipstream (1981; filmed 1980)
  • Asia: Asia in Asia (1984; filmed 1983)
  • David Bowie: Serious Moonlight (1984/2006; filmed 1983)
  • Rush: Grace Under Pressure Live (1986/2006; filmed 1984)
  • Tina Turner: Break Every Rule (1986; live)
  • Tina Turner: Nice N Rough (1982; Live)
  • Tina Turner: Wildest Dreams Live in Amsterdam (1996; Live)
  • Tina Turner: "Celebrate 60th Birthday" (1999; Live)
  • Tina Turner: "One Last Time Live In Concert Wembley" (2000; Live)
  • Tina Turner: Tina Live! (2009; Live)
  • David Bowie: Glass Spider (1988/2007; filmed 1987)
  • Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live (1990)
  • INXS: Live Baby Live (1991)
  • AC/DC: Live at Donington (1992/2003/2007; filmed 1991)
  • Erasure: The Tank, the Swan and the Balloon (1993; filmed 1992)
  • David Bowie: "Black Tie, White Noise" (1993)
  • Queen+: The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert (1993/2002; filmed 1992)
  • U2: Zoo TV: Live from Sydney (1994/2006; filmed 1993)
  • Pink Floyd: Pulse (1995/2006; filmed 1994)
  • The Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge (1995; filmed 1994)
  • Tina Turner: 'What's Love? Live! (1995)
  • AC/DC: No Bull (1996/2008; filmed 1996)
  • Sarah Brightman: Sarah Brightman: In Concert (1997)
  • U2: PopMart: Live from Mexico City (1998/2007; filmed 1997)
  • Phil Collins: Live and Loose in Paris (1998; filmed 1997)
  • Cirque du Soleil: Quidam (1999)
  • Luis Miguel: Vivo (2000)
  • Sarah Brightman: La Luna Live in Concert (2000; filmed 2000)
  • Cirque du Soleil: Dralion (2001)
  • David Gilmour: David Gilmour in Concert (2002)
  • Sarah Brightman: The Harem World Tour Live From Las Vegas (2004; filmed 2004)
  • Rod Stewart: One Night Only! Rod Stewart Live at Royal Albert Hall (2004)
  • Queen + Paul Rodgers: Return of the Champions (2005)
  • Cirque du Soleil: La Nouba (2005)
  • David Gilmour: Remember That Night (2007; filmed 2006)
  • Michael Flatley: Lord of the Dance (2007, filmed 1996)
  • Elton John: Elton 60 - Live at Madison Square Garden (2007; filmed 2007)
  • Genesis: When in Rome 2007 (2008; filmed 2007)
  • Michael Flatley: Feet of Flames (2007, filmed 1998)
  • Queen + Paul Rodgers: Live in Ukraine (2009, filmed 2008)
  • Cher: Do You Believe? Tour (1999, filmed 1999)
  • Cher: The Farewell Tour (2003, show filmed in 2002)
  • Barry Manilow: Music and Passion
  • Michael Flatley: Celtic Tiger Live' (2007, filmed in 2005)
  • Cirque du Soleil: Delirium (2008)
  • AC/DC: Live at River Plate (Black Ice Tour) (2011, show filmed in 2009)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 10 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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