Directors / David Dobkin

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David Dobkin is a director, producer and screenwriter. He is the filmmaker behind the comedic blockbuster Wedding Crashers and poignant drama The Judge, which earned Robert Duvall Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations. David also directed many popular music videos for Maroon 5, including ‘Sugar’, ‘Don’t Wanna Know’, ‘Memories’, ‘Nobody’s Love’ and ‘Girls Like You’, along with an upcoming documentary on the band, scheduled for release in 2021.  

David broke into features with Clay Pigeons, starring Vince Vaughn, Joaquin Phoenix, and Janeane Garofalo. It was the first film produced at Scott Free not directed by Ridley or Tony Scott. Next came Shanghai Knights, starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson. Most recently, David directed Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams as two Icelandic musicians chosen to represent their country in the immensely popular surreal song competition. David has also directed music videos for artists Tupac Skakur, Sonic Youth, Elton John and Coolio.