GREG POOLE is a filmmaker from New York City. He directs, produces, shoots and edits documentary films about music, art and culture. His work focuses on character-driven stories of people inspired to create their own unique path and change culture. Also veteran DJ, Greg is a connoisseur of all kinds of music and continues to develop his ever-growing breadth and depth of musical knowledge.
Working in television at MTV Networks by day while DJing in downtown New York clubs by night, it was music that sparked Greg's interest in filmmaking when he began to follow London’s burgeoning Grime scene, a musical movement created by kids in the city’s public housing complexes. Inspired to capture Grime’s DIY, working-class stories on camera he relocated to London in 2006. There he documented Grime artists and created content for MTV UK. Since returning to New York in 2010, Greg has directed, produced, shot and edited documentary content about music, art and culture for PBS, Brooklyn Museum and Simon Preston Gallery. From 2016-18, he worked as a producer/editor at S&P Global. Since 2018, he's been the Senior Multimedia Producer for Okayplayer and OkayAfrica.