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Street Talk for December 29, 2017
Director Shomi Patwary

Production company Derby has announced the launch of a music video division on the heels of producing G-Eazy’s highly anticipated dark music video introducing his third studio album, The Beautiful & Damned. The 23-minute short film conveys the two different sides of G-Eazy’s life, focusing on the rapper’s rise to fame and the effects of his success. The Apple Music-exclusive is a full-service production from Derby, written and directed by breakout talent Bobby Bruderle. Derby, known for cultivating emerging stars for commercial directorial talent, is expanding into music videos as another medium to showcase the shop’s creative chops. The music video division is under the aegis of company founder and executive producer Mary Crosse, with three directors on the roster: Bruderle, Shomi Patwary and John Poliquin. Derby’s music video division is represented exclusively by veteran rep Laure Scott of Laure Scott Reps. She has been representing directors for music videos for over 20 years on a bicoastal level, and has booked award-winning videos with such artists as Lady Gaga, Kesha, Madonna, R.E.M., Britney Spears, and Maroon Five....