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JAMAL SIMS

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Jamal Sims is one of today’s most sought after choreographer/directors in the industry. Currently Jamal is directing an HBO documentary entitled Buck U, working with HBO’s Sheila Nevins and World Of Wonder Productions. His recent projects include the fifth installment of the Step Up series, the acclaimed Microsoft “Surface/Surface Pro” tablet commercial, and the viral “Safety Video” hit for Virgin America. Jamal has also worked with Neil Patrick Harris as the Supervising Choreographer for RENT at the Hollywood Bowl. His other Choreography credits include Footloose, Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, Dancing with the Stars, the Emmy nominated 82nd Academy Awards (Produced by Step Up feature film franchise Producer; Adam Shankman), Miley Cyrus Wonderworld Tour (which he also directed), Step Up 1, Step Up 2 The Streets, Step Up 3D, Step Up: Revolution, So You Think You Can Dance, Big Mama’s House: Like Father, Like Son (Martin Lawrence), Hairspray (John Travolta), Hannah Montana the Movie (Miley Cyrus), 17 Again (Zac Efron), Soul Men (Bernie Mac, Samuel L. Jackson), Beauty Shop, Vanilla Sky, and Garfield. Sims is known for his creativity in numerous commercials such as Target and Volkswagon, as well as music videos and stage shows for Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Usher, P. Diddy, Spice Girls, Outkast and Gloria Estefan. Jamal is truly setting the industry standard in choreography.

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Film
Aladdin
Choreographer
Dir. Guy Ritchie / Walt Disney Studios
When The Beat Drops
Director
Documentary
Descendants 3
Choreographer
Dir. Kenny Ortega
Girls Trip
Choreographer
Dir. Malcome D. Lee
Neighbors 2
Choreographer
Dir. Nicholas Stoller / Point Grey Pictures
Sabash Naidu
Choreographer
Dir. T. K. Rajeev Kumar / Raaj Kamal Films
Get Smart
Choreographer
Dir. Burr Steers / New Line Cinema
Hairspray
Choreographer
Dir. Adam Shankman / New Line Cinema
Step Up 2: The Streets
Choreographer
Dir. Jon Chu / Buena Vista Pictures
Step Up
Choreographer
Dir. Anne Fletcher / Touchstone Pictures
Beauty Shop
Choreographer
Dir. Bille Woodruff / MGM
After the Sunset
Choreographer
Dir. Brett Ratner / New Line Cinema
Garfield 1 & 2
Choreographer
Dir. Peter Hewitt / 20th Century Fox
Vanilla Sky
Choreographer
Dir. Cameron Crowe / Paramount
Step Up 3D
Choreographer
Dir. Jon Chu / Summit
The Hannah Montana Movie
Choreographer
Dir. Peter Chelsom / Walt Disney Pictures
The Year One
Choreographer
Dir. Harold Ramis / Prod. Clayton Townsend / Columbia Pictures
17 Again
Choreographer
Dir. Malcom Lee / Universal
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
Choreographer
Dir. Jake Szymanski / Twentieth Century Fox
The Ridiculous Six
Choreographer
Dir. Frank Coraci
Forte Forte Forte
Choreographer
Ballandi Multimedia
Ride Along 2
Choreographer
Universal Pictures
Mortdecai
Choreographer
Dir. David Koepp / Lionsgate
Step Up 5
Choreographer
Dir. Trish Sie / Summit
The Best Man Holiday
Choreographer
Dir. Malcom D. Lee / Universal
Step Up Revolution
Choreographer
Dir. Scott Speer / Summit
Jack & Jill
Choreographer
Dir. Dennis Dugan / Broken Road Productions
Footloose
Choreographer
Dir. Craig Brewer / Paramount Pictures
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Choreographer
Dir. John Whitesell / Twentieth Century Fox
Television
RuPaul's Drag Race
Choreographer
VH1
AJ and the Queen
Choreographer
Netflix
Bring It!
Guest Judge
Pilgrim Studios
Football Wives
Choreographer
Dir. Bryan Singer / ABC
CSI: NY
Choreographer
Dir. Anthony Hemingway / CBS
Six Feet Under
Choreographer
6 Feet Productions / Bob Delvalle
Kirby Buckets
Choreographer
Disney XD
Buck U
Director
HBO
The McCarthy's
Choreographer
CBS
So You Think You Can Dance
Choreographer
FOX
RuPaul's Drag Race
Choreographer
Logo TV/ World of Wonder
Good Morning America w/ Miley Cyrus
Choreographer
ABC
Dancing with The Stars Macy's Stars of Dance
Choreographer
ABC
Hannah Montana
Choreographer
Disney Channel
Step Up
Choreographer
Lionsgate
Commercials
Didi Chuxing Campaign
Choreographer
Branded Entertainment
Shoe Carnival
Choreographer
Broken Elevator
Honda
Choreographer
Dir. Diego Luna
Virgin America Safety Video
Choreographer
Dir. Jon Chu
Microsoft Surface Pro
Choreographer
Dir. Jon Chu
Microsoft Surface "Movment"
Choreographer
Dir. Jon Chu
Charter Communications
Choreographer
Dir. Sean Meehan / Moxie Pictures
Step Up 3D Promo
Choreographer
Premiscuous Films
Wal-Mart w/ Miley Cyrus
Choreographer
Three Foot Giant
Avril Lavigne "Black Star" Fragrance
Choreographer
Form
Hannah Montana "Hoe Down Throw Down" Promo
Choreographer
Disney Channel
Crystal Light
Choreographer
Form
Revlon
Choreographer
Dir. Michael Haussman / HIS
Nissan
Choreographer
Dir. Mark Coppos / Virgin Lee
Sprint
Choreographer
Dir. Brian Beletic / Smuggler
Zima
Choreographer
Dir. Chris Robinson / HIS
Target
Choreographer
Dir. Sanji
Volkswagen
Choreographer
Dir. Vaughn Arnel
Concerts/Tours/Events
RuPaul's Drag Race Live
Choreographer/Co-Director
Las Vegas
D23- Aladdin Promo
Choreographer
Disney
D3-Dance On | Descendants 3 Promo
Choreographer
Jennifer Lopez European Tour and Various Performances
Choreographer
45th Super Bowl
Choreographer
Lara Beth Seger Productions
Michael Jackson "The Immortal" World Tour
Choreographer
Dir. Jamie King
Miley Cyrus Rock in Rio Lisboa 2010
Choreographer
Miley Cyrus "Wonder World" Tour
Director / Choreographer
Britney Spears "Circus" Tour
Choreographer
Dir. Jamie King
Madonna "Sticky and Sweet" Tour
Choreographer
Dir. Jamie King
Spice Girls Tour
Choreographer
Dir. Jamie King / 19 Entertainment
Danity Kane
Choreographer
Bad Boy Records
Fresh Beat Band
Choreographer
Nickelodeon
JC Chasez "Schizophrenia" Tour
Choreographer
Usher "Evolution 8701" Tour & 2001 Promo Tour
Choreographer
N'SYNC "You Drive Me Crazy" European Tour
Choreographer
Celine Dion "That's The Way It Is" European Tour
Choreographer
FIDM
Choreographer
Award Shows
83rd Academy Awards
Choreographer
ABC
2010 MuchMusic Video Awards w/ Miley Cyrus
Choreographer
CTV Global Media
2008 American Music Awards w/ Miley Cyrus
Choreographer
ABC
2010 Kids Choice Awards
Choreographer
Nickelodeon
82nd Academy Awards
Co-Choreographer
ABC
2003 Lady of Soul Awards w/ Tyrese
Choreographer
Lady of Soul Awards w/ Toni Braxton "Makin' Me High"
Choreographer
2001 Teen Choice Awards w/ Usher
Choreographer
2002 Stella Awards w/ Dorinda Clark
Choreographer
Essence Awards w/ Celine Dion
Choreographer
Radio Disney Music Awards w/ Noah Cyrus
Choreographer
Disney Channel
Music Videos
Jennifer Lopez "Goin In"
Choreographer
Doomsday Entertainment
Ne-Yo/Timberland "Step Up Revolution"
Choreographer
Rockhard Films
Jennifer Lopez "Into You"
Choreographer
Miley Cyrus "Tamed"
Choreographer
Hollywood Records
Miley Cyrus "Party in the USA"
Choreographer
Hollywood Records
Miley Cyrus "Fly on the Wall"
Choreographer
Hollywood Records
Ashley Tisdale "All Right, OK"
Choreographer
Warner Bros.
High School Musical: Get In The Picture
Choreographer
ABC / Dir. Bille Woodruff
John Travolta and daughter Ella "Every Little Step"
Choreographer
Dir. Bille Woodruff
Flo Rida "Low"
Choreographer
Immigrant Films / Atlantic Records
Enrique Iglesias "Push"
Choreographer
Dir. Bille Woodruff
T-Pain "Church"
Choreographer
Dir. Bryan Barber
Ciara "Get Up"
Choreographer
Dir. Joseph Kahn
Sean Paul "Give It Up"
Choreographer
Dir. X
Toni Braxton "Please"
Choreographer
Blackground Records
Toni Braxton "Trippin"
Choreographer
Blackground Records
Toni Braxton "Man Enough for Me"
Choreographer
Blackground Records
High School Musical - TV Reality Show Winner
Choreographer
Dir. Bille Woodruff
JC Chasez "Some Girls"
Choreographer
Partizan / Dir. Bryan Barber / FM Rocks
JC Chasez "All Day Long"
Choreographer
Partizan / Dir. Bryan Barber / FM Rocks
JC Chasez "Blowin' Me Up with Her Love"
Choreographer
Partizan / Dir. Bryan Barber/ FM Rocks
Usher "You Don't Have to Call"
Choreographer
Mars Media
Usher "You Make Me Wanna"
Choreographer
Mars Media
Nick Cannon "Jigalo"
Choreographer
A Few Miles North
Outkast "Like The Way You Move"
Choreographer
Dir. Bryan Barber
Snoop Dogg and the Eastsidaz "Got Beef"
Choreographer
Dir. Chris Robinson
Prince "High"
Choreographer
Paisley Park Records
Prince "Super Cute"
Choreographer
Paisley Park Records
Corporate
Adidas Q1 Sales Meeting
Choreographer
Dir. Michael Augustine / Adidas USA
Adidas
Choreographer
Dir. Tam Warner / Shout Creative, Inc.
Adidas Soccer Launch
Choreographer
Tracy Holman / Adidas

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