Award-winning director JB Carlin first made his mark directing Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow’s infamous “Picture” music video where it broke records and won numerous awards and accolades. He went on to collaborate on several more music videos with Kid Rock before flourishing in the advertising world.
His breakthrough campaign for TNT Network’s “Frozen Moments” featured groundbreaking effects and starred high-profile actors Alfred Molina, Jada Pinkett Smith, Ving Rhames, Regina King, Kyra Sedgwick, Timothy Hutton, Jason Lee, and more. The campaign went on to win numerous awards and began a long-time collaboration with the Turner Network directing dozens of campaigns for TNT and tbs through his company, The Inhabitants.
JB has since gone on to direct hundreds of global advertising campaigns for top brands like Nike, Jeep, General Motors, UPS, Alfa Romeo, Champion, US Navy, Chevy, Chrysler, Dodge, Lincoln, Hyatt, American Family Insurance, Partnership For A Drug-Free America, to name a few. He has gone on to direct highly-acclaimed talent such as Morgan Freeman, George Lopez, Ray Romano, Cindy Crawford, Simon Baker, Andy Dick, Ben McKenzie, Alan Thicke, Bob Seger, Eminem, and many more.
JB has also written and developed numerous TV series and feature films. Most recently, he created a series with producer, Jeff G. Waxman, called, The Forest, which sold to USA Network, UCP, and Ryan Reynolds company, Dark Trick. JB lives in the Pacific Palisades, CA with his wife Laura and their two kids, Finn (7) and Hadley (5).