Benny “Boom” Douglas was born and raised in Philadelphia, and studied film at Temple University. He began directing music videos in 2000 and continues to be an icon of the genre today. For almost two decades, he has heavily influenced the visual landscape of popular music while winning awards and garnering hundreds of millions of online views. Superstar clients, such as Nicki Minaj, trust his creative eye and consistent work ethic.
Boom’s latest theatrical offering, All Eyez On Me, was released in 2017 and has gone on to make over $70M world-wide for Lionsgate Films. His debut film, Next Day Air (2009) was a cult smash.
On TV, Boom’s talent is on full display, with episodes of NCIS-LA (CBS), Black Lightning (CW), The Quad, Tales (BET) and Empire (Fox) in the last year alone.
Boom is a founder and principal of Groundwurk Studios, a content production company, based in Los Angeles, CA.