JAKE SCOTT (Director) made his feature film debut with
Plunkett & Macleane, a period action-comedy
starring Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller and Liv Tyler. He also directed
Welcome to the Rileys, a drama starring Kristen
Stewart, James Gandolfini and Academy Award winner Melissa Leo.
An acclaimed director of commercials, Scott helmed three short films for HBO
Voyeur, a groundbreaking
multimedia campaign for BBDO NY. Featuring interconnected characters and
stories, the shorts were projected on a
New York City building. This campaign raked up myriad awards including a Cannes
Grand Prix and Cyber Lion. Scott
also directed Johnnie Walker's multi-award-winning "Gentlemen's Wager" ads,
featuring Jude Law and Giancarlo
Giannini. He also directed Mads Mikkelsen in the branded short "Le Fantome," for
Scott's other famous work includes a trio of Super Bowl commercials for
Budweiser - "Brotherhood" (2013),
"Puppy Love" (2014) and "Lost Dog" (2015) - which won the coveted No. 1 spot on
the USA Today Super Bowl Ad
Meter for three consecutive years. He also directed Nike's Emmy-winning
commercial "Move," which tells the story
of human bodies flowing together in one mesmerizing movement.
His commercial credits extend to a long list of prestigious brands such as
Adidas, American Express, Apple,
Bacardi, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Ford, Nike, Puma, Samsung, VW, Subaru and Microsoft.
Scott grew up in London, where he inherited the family passion for film and
was a stand-in in Ridley Scott's
Alien. He moved to Los Angeles over 20 years ago and it didn't take long for his
own name to become synonymous
with some of the most revered commercials and music videos of recent years.
Scott gained early prominence by
directing R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts," which won multiple MTV Video Music Awards,
netted a Grammy Award
nomination and was inducted in the MVPA Hall of Fame in 2005. He has also worked
with artists such as U2, No
Doubt, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, The Strokes and The Rolling Stones, to name
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