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Hiro Murai          

Music Video Director, Known For Childish Gambino's "This is America"

Hiro Murai is a Japanese-American filmmaker and music video director. His most notable works include internationally successful music videos for artists such as Childish Gambino, Earl Sweatshirt, Chet Faker, Flying Lotus, David Guetta, St. Vincent, The Shins, The Fray, Bloc Party and Queens of the Stone Age.

In 2013 he directed the short film Clapping for the Wrong Reasons, a companion piece for Childish Gambino's second studio album, Because the Internet, and its attached screenplay. In 2016, he directed several episodes of the comedy-drama Atlanta, collaborating again with Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino.


'Atlanta' Director Hiro Murai Signs FX Deal (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety
Director Hiro Murai has signed a first-look producing deal with FX Productions. Under the agreement, Murai will develop and produce new TV projects for FX ...
Who Is Hiro Murai? Meet Director of Donald Glover's 'This Is America'
Hiro Murai and Donald Glover just collaborated on "This Is America" -- the new single/music video from Childish Gambino. But they have a long history.
Hiro Murai on the 'Atlanta' Finale and 'This Is America' Video - The ...
Hiro Murai, left, with Donald Glover on the set of “Atlanta. ... Mr. Murai, 34, has been Mr. Glover's go-to director since they partnered on the short film “Clapping for ...

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