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Brian Lockwood (director)

Brian Lockwood (director)

American television and music video director
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Occupations Television director
Countries United States of America
Gender male
Birth May 19, 1959 (Clearwater)
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Brian Lockwood (born May 19, 1959) is an American television director. He has made numerous music videos for artist such as: The Pretenders, Bon Jovi, Metallica and Motley Crue. His entertainment specials have included running International master control for The Academy Awards and directing the "Tournament of Roses Parade". In 1987 Lockwood founded Broadcast Edit, a post-production and studio facility operating from Southern California. He currently resides in Huntington Beach, California with his wife Tina and raises guide dogs for Guide Dogs of America.


Lockwood has also directed more than 190 episodes of poker programming including NBC's "Poker After Dark" & "National Heads-Up Poker Championship", "Poker Superstars Invitational Tournament" for FSN, and the "United States Poker Championship",“Pro-Am Poker Equalizer" and the "The World Series of Poker" for ESPN. He has also done sports programming for shows such as "Championship Boxing" for HBO, "NASCAR Racing" for Fox Sports and Speed Channel, "Supercross" for CBS, the "U.S. Pro Ski Tour" for ABC, TORC: The Off Road Championship for NBC & and the "Professional Bull Riders Tour" for Turner Network Television. Lockwood is a member of the Directors Guild of America.

Lockwood directed MTV's "My New BFF Thanksgiving Special" by Paris Hilton, Animal Planet's "Trail Mix", and 14 "Miss Hawaiian Tropic International" pageants. Brian has also directed concert specials and music videos for George Strait, Bon Jovi, Cypress Hill, Dave Matthews Band, Eric Clapton, Extreme, Elton John, Great White, Fall Out Boy, Stephen Marley, Skid Row, Linkin Park, Mötley Crüe, Peter Gabriel, Pussycat Dolls, The Smashing Pumpkins, Twisted Sister and Van Halen. He has also directed 13 Budweiser commercials and Comedy Central's comedy/dating hybrid show "Defending Your Date".


Brian has won many awards, including a Billboard "Best Music Video of the Year" Award for his Boxing Gandhis video, two Recording Industry Association of America Platinum awards for Mötley Crüe and Eric Clapton, and has won seven Telly Awards. He has had 4 EMMY, nominations and two wins for Monster Energy Supercross.

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