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Andrew Listermann
Born (1983-01-14) January 14, 1983 (age 36)
Cincinnati, OH, U.S.
Years active2004–present

Andrew Listermann (born January 14, 1983) is an American music video director and producer, film producer and record label executive.[1] He is best known for producing the film documentary Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Listermann was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, attended Turpin High School where he won the soccer state championship during his senior season. He attended Northern Kentucky University for about two years and moved to Los Angeles because of an injury to become a producer and director in the music and film industries.[3]


Music videos[edit]

Listermann produced the Jay-Z feat Mr. Hudson, “Young Forever” music video that was directed by Anthony Mandler. He has produced and directed videos with numerous artists and musicians, including Sam Smith, Chris Brown, Tyga, G-Eazy, Redman,[4] and Lady Gaga.[5]


In 2017, Listermann made his film documentary debut producing, Chris Brown: Welcome To My Life, which was released on June 8 with Fathom Events.[2][6][7]

The documentary Mary J Blige: The Making of 'Strength of a Woman' was released on VH1 in conjunction with Blige's Strength of a Woman album. In 2018, he produced the feature film Never Heard directed by Josh Webber and starring David Banner and Romeo Miller.[8]

In 2008, Listermann founded Riveting Entertainment, a content studio and independent record label.[3]

Awards and accolades[edit]

  • 2011 MTV VMA for Best Male Video for Justin Bieber “U Cry”.[9][10]
  • Video of the Year at the 2011 BET Awards for Chris Brown's “Look At Me Now” featuring Lil Wayne and Tyga.[11]
  • 2012 MTV VMA's for Chris Brown “Turn Up The Music”: Best Choreographed Video and Best Male Video.[12][13]


  1. ^ "Cal Scruby Is Honest About White Privilege In Hip Hop". HipHopDX. 3 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Chris Brown Welcomes Viewers to 'My Life' at L.A. Documentary Premiere: 'He Is Not an Angel or the Devil'". Billboard.
  3. ^ a b "How a Turpin grad came to produce Chris Brown film". The Cincinnati Enquirer.
  4. ^ "Redman's "Ya!" Music Video Marks His High-Octane Return: Watch". Vibe. 25 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Riveting Entertainment and Project Taco CEO Andrew Listermann Takes THR's Taste Test". The Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ "Fathom Events". fe-wa-p-use-corpwebsite.azurewebsites.net (Press release).
  7. ^ "Chris Brown Documentary 'Welcome to My Life,' Featuring an Exclusive Q&A, Comes to Cinemas Nationwide on June 8 Only" (Press release). Business Wire. 5 May 2017.
  8. ^ "David Banner & Romeo Miller Star in 'NEVER HEARD'". Inclinemagazine.com (Press release).
  9. ^ "VMAs: '2011 MTV Video Music Awards' Winners". TV By The Numbers (Press release). 29 August 2011.
  10. ^ Reynolds, Mike. "'2011 VMAs' Ranks As MTV's Top Telecast Ever With 12.4 Million Viewers". Multichannel. Archived from the original on 2019-02-22.
  11. ^ "Chris Brown Wins Big at BET Awards". Rap-Up. Retrieved 2019-03-15.
  12. ^ "2012 MTV VMA's". MarketWatch (Press release).
  13. ^ "Chris Brown Documentary 'Welcome to My Life,' Featuring an Exclusive Q&A, Comes to Cinemas Nationwide on June 8 Only". Fathom Events (Press release).

External links[edit]

Category:Living people Category:1983 births Category:People from Cincinnati Category:Music video directors Category:Film producers