Promonews - 30th Apr 2018

Janelle Monáe's, Dirty Computer, directed by Andrew Donoho and Chuck Lightning, is an Emotion Picture* that ties Monáe’s recent music videos into one cohesive whole, which includes Andrew's direction on the stunning clip for Django Jane.

Welcome to the world of Dirty Computer, where marginalized people fight to exist in a world that wants to rid them of their “dirt” and all the things that make them special. The movie finds Monáe portraying Jane 57821, living in in a totalitarian future where people are known as "computers."

*Emotion film definition: a narrative film and accompanying musical album

PRO Credits


DirectorAndrew Donoho
DirectorChuck Lightning
ProducerIan Blair
ProducerNicole Acacio
Production CompanyDiktator
WriterChuck Lightning
Executive ProducerJanelle Monáe
Executive ProducerNate “Rocket” Wonder
Executive ProducerChuck Lightning
Executive ProducerMikael Moore
Executive ProducerJulie Greenwald
Executive ProducerKelli Andrews
Executive ProducerIan Blair
Executive ProducerAlan Ferguson
Director of PhotographyTodd Banhazl
Art DirectorFernanda Guerrero
WardrobeAlexandra Mandalkorn
HairNikki Nelms
Make-upJessica Smalls
EditorAndrew Donoho
Director's RepresentationOB Management
Other creditsCast: Janelle Monáe, Tessa Thompson, Jayson Aaron, Michelle Hart, Dyson Posey, Jonah Lee Additional Story Ideas And Vision By Janelle Monáe Nate “Rocket” Wonder Alan Ferguson Music Videos Written And Directed By Alan Ferguson Emma Westenberg Andrew Donoho Lacey Duke Associate Produced By Deonna Young-Stephens Music Videos Produced By Justin Benoliel Judy Craig Melissa Ekholm Maya Table Ian Blair Original Music Score By Nate “Rocket Wonder Wynne Bennett Music Videos Edited By Deji LaRay Sound Design By Jackie! Zhou

Promonews - 30th Apr 2018

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