How Director X Went From Intern to Directing “Hotline Bling”

Director X started out at the bottom of the totem pole at the Canadian version of MTV, and moved up to directing iconic music videos and feature films. Here's how he did it.

Director X has worked on your favorite music video. From doing storyboards for the influential director Hype Williams to helming clips like "Hotline Bling" and "Like I Would,"—not to mention now moving into feature film territory with Superfly—X has been in the center of things for years now. We talked to him to discover how he moved from an internship at Much Music to directing music videos and movies featuring some of today's biggest stars—and how you can do it too. Watch the video above to find out.

Latest in Pop Culture