R. Malcolm Jones
R. Malcolm Jones is an American music video and motion picture director. Jones is a graduate of the University of Miami and The George Washington University. While a student at the University, Jones was granted the Eastman Kodak Scholarship he is its youngest recipient. Jones also received a Merit Scholarship.
After graduation R. Malcolm Jones went on to direct over 150 Music Videos for various artists. He was nominated for Video Director of the Year at the 2008 BET Awards. In 2009 the MTV Video Awards nominated his video Right Round by Flo Rida feat Keisha for Best Hip Hop Video.
R. Malcolm Jones has directed Music Videos for some of the music industries biggest acts such as Avril Lavigne, Swizz Beats, T-Pain, Chris Brown, R. Kelly, Vanessa Hudgens, Flo Rida, and Nas. Jones has also directed an HBO special (A Talk with Spike Lee), and commercials. R. Malcolm Jones has made a personal appearance as a guest on BET’s Top 25 Countdown and was a featured director for Vh1’s Hogan Knows Best, MTV’s Making The Video and BET’s All Access Granted.
R. Malcolm Jones has directed and written several motion picture projects. They include, Seven Lives: Seven Survivors, a documentary about cancer survivors. He has currently finished production of his motion picture THE MAGIC CITY starring Jennifer Lewis, Jamie Hector and Keith David. The Magic City screened at the 2013 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), Urban World Film Festival, and The Bronze Lens Film Festival in Atlanta. The film has been nominated for Best Narrative, Best Director, and Best Screenplay and has gone on to win two Bronze Lens Awards.