Jake Scott (director)

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Jake Scott
Born 1965 (age 49–50)
United Kingdom
Occupation Film director
Parent(s) Ridley Scott
Relatives Jordan Scott (sister)
Luke Scott (brother)
Tony Scott (uncle)

Jake Scott (born 1965) is an English film director[1] who works primarily in the field of music videos. Most of his works were produced under the Ridley Scott Associates banner or RSA's music video subdivision Black Dog Films. He has made videos for Soundgarden, The Smashing Pumpkins, Bush, Live, Blind Melon, Tori Amos, Tricky, Radiohead, Lily Allen, No Doubt, Oasis, The Supernaturals, The Strokes, The Verve, R.E.M., U2, and George Michael.

In January, 2014, he oversaw the production, with 21 editors & 15 cinematographers, of the '1.24.14' film, aired on Apple.com.[2] He's famously featured in the 'Behind the Scenes' video, wearing his trademark coveralls and award-winning smile. [3]

He has also made two feature films, Plunkett & Macleane[1] (1999) and Welcome to the Rileys[1] (2010).

Scott also wrote and directed a short science-fiction movie in 4K format, Loom (2012).

He is the son of director Ridley Scott, and nephew of the late Tony Scott and brother of directors Jordan Scott and Luke Scott.


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