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Paula Greif
Background information
Born USA
Occupation Music video director, music video Producer
Associated acts Duran Duran
Scitti Politti
Steve Winwood
Billy Joel
Dan Zanes
Director

Paula Greif is an American music video director and producer, whose work has included directing Duran Duran music videos.

Biography Edit

Paula's breakthrough was a commercial for Nike called Revolution, which was completely shot on Super-8 in black & white, with background-music featuring the Beatles' "Revolution". Other work includes a commercial for Barney's Shopping Mall, and in 1985 Paula's first real music videos was Scritti Politt's "Perfect Way". This was followed by Steve Winwoods "Higher Love" and Duran Duran's "Notorious" in 1986.

In 1987 Paula married Dan Zanes, who was a member of the popular 1980s band The Del Fuegos.

A selection of credits Edit

As video director:Edit
  • "This World" - The Dream Academy (1985)
  • "How Soon Is Now?" - The Smiths (1985)
  • "The Love Parade" - The Dream Acedemy (1985)
  • "Perfect Way" - Scitti Politti (1985)
  • "Little Wild One" - Marshall Crenshaw (1985)
  • "Higher Love" - Steve Winwood featuring Chaka Khan (1986)
  • "Notorious" - Duran Duran (1986)
  • "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" - Cutting Crew (1987)
  • "Skin Trade" - Duran Duran (1987)
  • "Meet El Presidente" - Duran Duran (1987)
  • "Tomorrow People" - Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers (1988)
  • "Happy Ever After" - Julia Fordham (1988)
  • "Make No Mistake" - Keith Richards (1989)
  • "Round and Round" - New Order (1989)
  • "I Go To Extremes" - Billy Joel (1990)
  • "Poison Girl" - Chris Whitley (1991)
  • "Be Your Own Girl" - The Wallflowers (1993)
  • "Wild America" - Iggy Pop (1993)
  • "I Don't Know Why" - Shawn Colvin & Mary Chaplin Carpenter (1994)
  • "Me" - Paula Cole (1997)
As video producer:Edit

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