Adam Dubin’s Showreel

 


About Adam Dubin

Adam Dubin, a graduate of the NYU film program, co-directed the classic Beastie Boys music videos “Fight For Your Right To Party” and “No Sleep Till Brooklyn.” In 1998, MTV voted “Fight For Your Right To Party” the number one comedy music video of all time. In 2001, TV Guide included “Fight For Your Right To Party” in their list of the 50 greatest music videos of all time.

Adam directed the multi-platinum selling “A Year And A Half In The Life Of Metallica Parts 1 & 2” feature length documentaries for Metallica and their music video “Nothing Else Matters.”

Adam has directed many short comedy films with a who’s who of stand up comedians including Aziz Ansari, Dave Attell, Lewis Black, Jim Breuer, Bill Burr, Pete Correale, Greg Fitzsimmons, Jim Florentine, Zach Galifianakis, Jim Gaffigan, Otto & George, Greg Giraldo, Judy Gold, Nick Kroll, Jackie Mason, Jim Norton, John Oliver, Paul Scheer, Rich Vos. Adam has directed Lewis Black’s two most recent comedy specials, “Stark Raving Black” in 2009 and “In God We Rust” in 2011. In 2013 Adam documented Metallica’s amazing adventure to Antarctica. In 2015, Adam directed the comedy special “Comic Frenzy” for Jim Breuer for EPIX. In 2015, Adam directed the Anthony Jeselnik comedy special “Thoughts And Prayers” for Netflix.

Comedy Specials for Jim Breuer and Anthony Jeselnik

In 2015, Adam directed the comedy special “Comic Frenzy” for Jim Breuer for EPIX. In 2015, Adam directed the Anthony Jeselnik comedy special “Thoughts And Prayers” for Netflix.

 

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Adam with Jim Breuer at the Paramount-Huntington NY Feb 15, 2015

 

 

 

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Adam with Anthony Jeselnik at the Fillmore-San Francisco March 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dawn of Def Jam

In 2014 Rolling Stone Magazine presented the story of the NYU Dorm Room where Def Jam started.

Antarctica 2013

In December 2013 Adam traveled with Metallica to Antarctica to direct a documentary on their history-making concert there.

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Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never

In 2013 Adam completed a feature length documentary “Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never” about the making of  Metallica’s 3D motion picture. The documentary is available on Metallica Through The Never DVD released in January 2014.

Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never

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Lewis Black live streaming show from City Winery in Napa Valley

Adam directed three nights of Lewis Black live streaming concerts from City Winery in Napa Valley in July 2014.

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The Jim Norton Show on Vice

In 2014 Adam directed three episodes for the upcoming Jim Norton Show on Vice with Jim Norton, Kurt Metzger, Dan Naturman, Gilbert Gottfried, Lynne Koplitz and Bridget Everett.


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Selected Items from Filmography

Beastie Boys
“Fight For Your Right To Party”

Adam Dubin, co-writer, co-director
(4 minutes, 16mm, color, sound, 1986)
Def Jam/Columbia Records

1998 MTV voted number one comedy music video of all time.
2001 TV Guide list of 100 greatest music videos.

Beastie Boys
“No Sleep Till Brooklyn”

Adam Dubin, co-writer, co-director
(4:45 minutes, 35mm, color, sound, 1987)
Def Jam/Columbia Records

Metallica
“Nothing Else Matters”

Adam Dubin, director
(6:30 minutes, 16mm, color, sound, 1992)
Elektra Records

Metallica “Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never”

Adam Dubin, director
(75 minutes, video, color, sound, 2013)
Q Prime

Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never