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In Conversation with Director X

From directing music videos for the likes of Kanye West, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, and Jay-Z, to directing feature films including Across the Line, Center Stage: On Pointe, and Superfly, Director X is a man of many talents. Join ADCC President Andrew Simon for an intimate conversation with X on topics ranging from his creative process to his perspective on racial inequality and what we can be doing better as a creative industry to address the issue. This is a Conversation you definitely don’t want to miss. Wednesday, June 24th from 12-1 EST. This event will be held using Zoom. Attendees will receive a link to the Zoom meeting the morning of June 24th.

Date and Time

Jun 24, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT



Meet our Speakers

Director X

Director X

Julien Christian Lutz — Professionally Known As (PKA) Director X — is one of the most iconic music video directors of our time, known for his work with Drake, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, and Kanye West, among many others. He’s also a filmmaker, an artist, and now a mindfulness advocate, drawing on his own experience with gun violence to head up a movement called Operation Prefrontal Cortex. His work has been nominated and awarded by the MTV Music Video Awards and Much Music Video Awards. He has directed commercials for Apple Music, Ebay, Virginia Black, and Gap’s noteworthy “Meet Me In The Gap” campaign. Julien is also the director of three feature films: Across the Line, Center Stage: On Pointe, and Superfly. Julien is one of the creators of Operation Prefrontal Cortex, a community partnership and resource for those who want to implement mindfulness and meditation strategies to see change.

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