Wayne Isham's Bio
Director Wayne Isham is known both for his facility with visual effects as well as his talent in setting the standard for larger-than-life concept driven work. His high-octane style has been defined in hundreds of music videos for well-known artists such as Metallica, The Rolling Stones, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Sheryl Crow, Britney Spears and Bon Jovi.
With his eye for unique captivating images and rich mesmerizing colors, Entertainment Weekly named Wayne Isham “IT CLIP MAN” -- placing him among the 100 top creative talents in entertainment.In 2007, Wayne was honored with the Music Video Production Association (MVPA)’s Lifetime Achievement award. Other awards and accolades include CMT’s 2005 VIDEO OF THE YEAR for Keith Urban’s “Days Gone By” and VHI-1’s VIDEO OF THE YEAR for Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life”. Wayne was voted TOP VIDEO DIRECTOR OF ALL TIME by the voters on MTV.com during MTV’s 20th Anniversary celebration. Isham also received the prestigious MTV VIDEO VANGUARD AWARD.
Wayne is a renowned live concert film director. His credits include Pink Floyd’s Grammy nominated concert film, multiple Metallica performances including “S&M with the San Francisco Symphony”, and long form concerts for the likes of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi and Fleetwood Mac. He recently directed the NBC Faith Hill concert special, which will be airing Thanksgiving 2005.
Additionally, Wayne has directed multiple high profile commercials, including campaigns for Budweiser, Target, Coors Light, McDonald’s, Pepsi, and the 40th Anniversary commercial for the Ford Mustang.