Doug Klinger

Music Video Director’s Rep

Reprobates

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Doug Klinger is the co-founder of the Internet Music Video Database and a Music Video Director’s Rep at Reprobates. He’s worked in the music video industry for 10 years and in that time has watched more music videos than anyone.

Doug Klinger
I was born in….
Hollywood, Florida.

I now live in…
Hollywood, California.

But if I could live anywhere, it would be…
Hollywood, Oregon.

Right now, I’m binge-watching…
Joe Pera Talks with You.

The last track I listened to was…
“Sly Green” by Benny The Butcher.

I dream about…
prison abolition.

The app I couldn’t survive without is…
Kaiser Permanente app.

Social media is…
websites.

When we can travel again, I’ll be heading to…
my mom’s house.

The most important lesson I’ve learned in 2020…
we all hate Zoom.

The best/worst thing about lockdown was…
we’re still on lockdown in LA!

What the film industry needs is…
less white men.

What I wish I’d known when I was starting my career…
that my career was starting.

The best advice I’ve ever been given…
be nice to people.

The film I wish I’d made…
Magic Mike XXL.

My biggest inspiration is…
Chris Black.

The person I would canonise is…
Chris Black.

If I wasn’t in music videos... I’d be…
sad.

My last meal would be…
cheeseburgers.

My life philosophy in three words…
eat food everyday.