Rohan Blair-Mangat was raised by a Jamaican mother and Indian father in London. He graduated from Central Saint Martins with a degree in Fine Art.

Rohan has directed numerous music videos and commercial projects, winning several awards including four Cannes Lions. He’s worked with talents such as JAY-Z, Naomi Osaka, Lionel Messi, Maya Rudolph, Nas, Daisy Ridley, Lewis Hamilton and Don Cheadle.

His credits include the short film ’Bam’ from JAY-Z’s album ‘4:44’, a Clio award-winning music video with Black Thought to accompany the documentary series ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’, and the visual album ‘Nasir - The Film’ for Nas’ self-titled release.

Recently Rohan directed the series ‘Centerpiece with Maurice Harris’, executive produced by Rashida Jones.

In July 2020 Rohan co-founded Change The Lens, alongside Savanah Leaf, Alli Maxwell and Jason Harper. The organization was created to increase representation and opportunities for Black filmmakers in the commercial and music video industry.

He resides in LA and is developing a slate of narrative projects, including the feature film ‘One Night In Compton’ with Paramount Players.

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