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Francis Lawrence

Francis Lawrence is an American music video, film, and television director and producer. Most recently known for The Hunger Games.

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 Francis Lawrence Biography

Lawrence was born of American parents in Vienna, Austria. His father is a physicist who taught at California State University, Northridge and his mother is V.P. Technology at a PR agency.

He moved to Los Angeles at the age of three.

Lawrence worked as 2nd assistant camera on the feature Pump Up the Volume directed by Allan Moyle prior to earning his bachelors degree in film production at Loyola Marymount University Film School.

He went on to work as first AD on the feature Marching out of Time directed by Anton Vassil in 1993.

Francis Lawrence then joined ex-classmate Mike Rosen in co-directing music videos.

Lawrence directed his first music video for Michael Blakey, president of Atico Records and Tidal Force drummer for that band's single, A Man Rides Through.

Soon, Lawrence became known for his original and imaginative music video scripts and visual directing style.

He eventually joined a major new production company and his successful career as music video director, having worked with stars like Beyoncé, Green Day, Britney Spears, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z, Avril Lavigne, Aerosmith, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Fastball, Lisa Marie Presley, Destiny's Child, Garbage, Gwen Stefani, Pink, Shakira, and Missy Elliott.

He has also directed numerous commercials for clients such as Coca-Cola, L'Oréal, Calvin Klein, Pepsi-Cola, Maybelline, Kid's Footlocker, Bacardi, McDonalds, GAP, Bud Light, CoverGirl, Oldsmobile and Disneyland.

In 2005, his feature film debut was Constantine based on the Hellblazer comic book, starring Keanu Reeves.

In 2007, he directed I Am Legend (based on the Richard Matheson novel), with Will Smith. In 2011, he directed Water for Elephants.

In 2012, Lawrence directed and executive produced the pilot episode of the Fox paranormal series, Touch.

He is currently signed to DNA Inc. In 2011, he won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Short Form for directing Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video.

In April of 2012, Lionsgate Films announced that Lawrence had been selected to direct the film adaptation to the novel Catching Fire.

The book and film are the sequel to the blockbuster hit, The Hunger Games starring Jennifer Lawrence.

This film adaptation of The Hunger Games was directed by Gary Ross, and both novels were written by Suzanne Collins. Lawrence was officially confirmed as the director for the film on May 3, 2012.

On November 1, 2012, it was confirmed that he will be back to direct the two final parts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.

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Francis Lawrence

Francis Lawrence is an American music video, film, and television director and producer. Most recently known for The Hunger Games.

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Francis Lawrence Biography

Lawrence was born of American parents in Vienna, Austria. His father is a physicist who taught at California State University, Northridge and his mother is V.P. Technology at a PR agency.

He moved to Los Angeles at the age of three.

Lawrence worked as 2nd assistant camera on the feature Pump Up the Volume directed by Allan Moyle prior to earning his bachelors degree in film production at Loyola Marymount University Film School.

He went on to work as first AD on the feature Marching out of Time directed by Anton Vassil in 1993.

Francis Lawrence then joined ex-classmate Mike Rosen in co-directing music videos.

Lawrence directed his first music video for Michael Blakey, president of Atico Records and Tidal Force drummer for that band's single, A Man Rides Through.

Soon, Lawrence became known for his original and imaginative music video scripts and visual directing style.

He eventually joined a major new production company and his successful career as music video director, having worked with stars like Beyoncé, Green Day, Britney Spears, The Black Eyed Peas, Jay-Z, Avril Lavigne, Aerosmith, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Fastball, Lisa Marie Presley, Destiny's Child, Garbage, Gwen Stefani, Pink, Shakira, and Missy Elliott.

He has also directed numerous commercials for clients such as Coca-Cola, L'Oréal, Calvin Klein, Pepsi-Cola, Maybelline, Kid's Footlocker, Bacardi, McDonalds, GAP, Bud Light, CoverGirl, Oldsmobile and Disneyland.

In 2005, his feature film debut was Constantine based on the Hellblazer comic book, starring Keanu Reeves.

In 2007, he directed I Am Legend (based on the Richard Matheson novel), with Will Smith. In 2011, he directed Water for Elephants.

In 2012, Lawrence directed and executive produced the pilot episode of the Fox paranormal series, Touch.

He is currently signed to DNA Inc. In 2011, he won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video, Short Form for directing Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" music video.

In April of 2012, Lionsgate Films announced that Lawrence had been selected to direct the film adaptation to the novel Catching Fire.

The book and film are the sequel to the blockbuster hit, The Hunger Games starring Jennifer Lawrence.

This film adaptation of The Hunger Games was directed by Gary Ross, and both novels were written by Suzanne Collins. Lawrence was officially confirmed as the director for the film on May 3, 2012.

On November 1, 2012, it was confirmed that he will be back to direct the two final parts of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay.

FAQs on booking Francis Lawrence

  • How to book Francis Lawrence?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Francis Lawrence for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Francis Lawrence, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Francis Lawrence or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Francis Lawrence?

    Booking fees for Francis Lawrence, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Francis Lawrence, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Francis Lawrence?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Francis Lawrence for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Francis Lawrence for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Francis Lawrence or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Francis Lawrence or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Francis Lawrence is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Francis Lawrence for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Francis Lawrence generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jonathan Levine, Michael Lombardo, Patrick Marber, Melissa Carbone and Rachel Fine. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Francis Lawrence for an upcoming event.

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