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Spike Jonze• Spike Jonze who was originally born Adam Spiegel; October 22, 1969 is an American director, producer and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television.• He is best known for his collaborations with writer Charlie Kaufman, which include the 1999 film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation, and for his work as director of the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are.• He was also a co-creator and executive producer of MTVs Jackass. He is currently the creative director of VBS.tv.• When he was in junior high and high school, Jonze hung out at Bethesda community store, where the former owner Mike Henderson gave him his nickname Spike Jonze.
Ludacris-Get back• In 2004, Spike Jonze released his video for Ludacris - Get Back. The lighting in this video is quite low. It is low because it increases the definition of Ludacris’s prosthetic arms. This helps to highlight his strength.• The camera angles used in this video are mostly mid shots and low shots. Spike Jonze uses these camera angles to make Ludacris look bigger and intimidating. There is also voyeurism at the beginning of the video, this effect makes the audience feel involved in the scene. The mid shots used emphasize Ludacris’ body when he is strutting around.
• The mis en scene in this video includes Ludacris being very violent in the environment he is in. Spike Jonze had Ludacris wearing prosthetic arms which emphasizes his strength.• The sound in this video is the music played in the background. The sound complement the lyrics, as well as the instrumental.