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Samuel Bayer
(1962- )
[director][cinematographer]


Profession : director
Gender : male
Born : 1962
Country : USA

[text below retrieved from the Supply & Demand website, 17 Jun 2018]

An award-winning visual artist, photographer, director and cinematographer, Samuel Bayer has built a career on translating his aesthetic vision into meaningful storytelling. Bayer first launched his career with Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” a landmark video which MTV has consistently rated as one of the most iconic music videos ever made. He has also created videos for artists as diverse as David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, and Maroon 5.

On the commercial side, Bayer has directed for clients including Nike, Mercedes Benz, BMW and Pepsi. His Super Bowl spot for Chrysler “Born of Fire” won an Emmy and a Cannes Gold Lion. In the art world, a one man show of his photography was exhibited at the Ace Gallery in Los Angeles in 2013 and selections of his films are displayed in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Member of Dragon.

Currently signed to StarPro (Russia) and Supply & Demand (USA).

Previously worked with HSI London (UK), Mars Media (USA), Serious Pictures (UK).


co-direct award nominee award winner Samuel Bayer has worked on a total of 74 videos.

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director videography
(71 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtists
1994 AlbatrossCorrosion of Conformity
2004-augAmerican idiot Green Day
1999-octAngels [version 3: USA]Robbie Williams
1997-sepAnybody seen my baby?the Rolling Stones
2006-febAre we the waiting?Green Day
2000-jan Black velveteenLenny Kravitz
2004-novBoulevard of broken dreams Green Day
1994-julBreatheCollective Soul
1993-feb Brother Louiethe Quireboys
1995-oct Bullet with butterfly wings [version 1: concept]the Smashing Pumpkins
1994-aprChange [version 1: concept]Blind Melon
1999-sepComa whiteMarilyn Manson
1993-novCome to my windowMelissa Etheridge
2001-decDig inLenny Kravitz
2000-novDisposable teensMarilyn Manson
1994-sep Doll partsHole
1994-marElementalTears For Fears
1999-aprEndsEverlast
1994-mayFall downToad the Wet Sprocket
2006-decFamous last wordsMy Chemical Romance
1997-dec FatherLL Cool J
1995-augGotta get awaythe Offspring
2006-febHeart in a cage [version 3: concept]the Strokes
1995-aug The heart's filthy lessonDavid Bowie
2003-novHold on Good Charlotte
2005-febHolidayGreen Day
1997-sepHomeSheryl Crow
1996-feb Honky's ladderAfghan Whigs
1995-marI can't be with youthe Cranberries
1996 I hate my generation Cracker
1995-jan I saw the lightThe The
1999-augIdentifyNatalie Imbruglia
1994 If I wanted toMelissa Etheridge
2005-octJesus of SuburbiaGreen Day
1996-novJust another dayJohn Mellencamp
2001-junLife on a chainPete Yorn
1991-novMama I'm coming home [version 1: orange]Ozzy Osbourne
1995 Million bucksAll
1998-augMy favorite mistakeSheryl Crow
1992-sepNo rainBlind Melon
1992-decNobody hearsSuicidal Tendencies
1996-jun Nothing to believe inCracker
1995-jan Ode to my familythe Cranberries
1996-feb Only happy when it rainsGarbage
  PixySybil Vane
1995-jun Ridiculous thoughtsthe Cranberries
2005-octSt. Jimmy [live]Green Day
1998-janSaint of methe Rolling Stones
1991-sep Smells like teen spiritNirvana
1993-julSomebody's babyPat Benatar
1994Someone to talk tothe Devlins
1995-janStarthe Cult
2001-oct Stay together for the kidsBlink 182
1993-octStick it outRush
1995-nov Strangers when we meetDavid Bowie
1996-mayStupid girlGarbage
2001-octSunshineAerosmith
2002-octTime and time againPapa Roach
1992-sepTones of home [version 1]Blind Melon
1996-mayUntil it sleepsMetallica
1994Unyielding conviction (Servitude also)Fishbone
1995-jul VowGarbage
2005-mayWake me up when September ends Green Day
1992Wasting loveIron Maiden
2006-sepWelcome to the Black ParadeMy Chemical Romance
1992What you giveTesla
2006-junYou only live oncethe Strokes
1998-sepYour life is nowJohn Mellencamp
1993-octYouCandlebox
1994-sep Zombiethe Cranberries
1995-sep The breakUrge Overkill



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cinematographer videography
(12 videos)

AiredVideo titlesArtistsDirectors
2004-novBoulevard of broken dreams Green DaySamuel Bayer
1993-feb Brother Louiethe QuireboysSam Bayer
1995-oct Bullet with butterfly wings [version 1: concept]the Smashing PumpkinsSamuel Bayer
2006-decFamous last wordsMy Chemical RomanceSamuel Bayer
2005-febHolidayGreen DaySamuel Bayer
2004-octLook what you've doneJetRobert Hales
2005-febPortions for foxesRilo KileyBrian Lazzaro
2001-oct Stay together for the kidsBlink 182Samuel Bayer
2001-octSunshineAerosmithSamuel Bayer
2005-octTake me away (cried out to Heaven)MestBrian Lazzaro
2005-mayWake me up when September ends Green DaySamuel Bayer
2006-sepWelcome to the Black ParadeMy Chemical RomanceSamuel Bayer















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