Scott Speer

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Scott Speer
Born (1982-06-05) June 5, 1982 (age 32)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Occupation Film director, music video director, novelist
Years active 2005–present
Partner(s) Ashley Tisdale (2009–2011, 2012)

Scott Speer (born June 5, 1982) is an American film director, music video director and novelist.

Life and career[edit]

Speer was born in San Diego, California. At age 23, he was signed with HSI Productions, and in 2006 Speer received the MVPA Award for Directorial Debut of the Year for the music video of "Stars" by Switchfoot.

In 2007 he won his first MTV Video Music Awards Latin America in México, for his work with "Bella Traicion" by the Mexican pop sensation Belinda. In June 2007, he directed a three-part video series for Ashley Tisdale. These videos included "He Said She Said", "Not Like That" and "Suddenly" released on her DVD There's Something About Ashley.[1] In 2009, he again directed music videos for Tisdale for "It's Alright, It's OK" and "Crank It Up" from her album Guilty Pleasure. He also had an on-and-off relationship with Tisdale from 2009–2012.[2][3][4]

In addition to directing, Speer produced and second unit directed the feature film The Beat, an official selection of the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, and remains deeply involved in independent films. In 2010 Scott directed The LXD episode "Duet".

Speer directed Step Up Revolution (2012), his feature film directing debut.

In April 2012, Speer released a young adult novel called Immortal City, about a world in which celebrity culture revolves around supernatural beings, specifically guardian angels.[5]

In April 2013, Speer released a book called Natural Born Angel.[6] He is currently in the process of writing the third and final volume of the Immortal City trilogy.

Videography[edit]

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Motive Result
2006 MVPA Award Directorial Debut of the Year Switchfoot - "Stars" Won
2007 Premios Lo Nuestro "Video of the Year" Belinda - "Ni Freud Ni Tu Mama" Nominated
2007 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America "Video of the Year" Belinda - "Bella Traición" Won
2007 OVMALA "Best Lighting" Belinda - "Luz Sin Gravedad" Won
2007 OVMALA "Best Costume in a Video (Women)" Belinda - "Bella Traición" Nominated
2007 OVMALA "Best Female Video" Belinda - "Luz Sin Gravedad" Won

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "There's Something About Ashley performance on Billboard". Billboard. Retrieved 2008-07-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Ashley Tisdale: Biography". People. March 21, 2010. Archived from the original on July 29, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  3. ^ "Ashley Tisdale and Ex-Boyfriend Scott Speer Back On". E! Online. 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2013-02-14. 
  4. ^ Eggenberger, Nicole (2012-05-07). "Ashley Tisdale, Scott Speer Rekindle Romance". UsMagazine.com. Retrieved 2013-02-14. 
  5. ^ Scott Speer. "Immortal City (Immortal City, #1) by Scott Speer - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists". Goodreads.com. Retrieved 2013-09-11. 
  6. ^ Scott Speer. "Natural Born Angel (Immortal City, #2) by Scott Speer - Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists". Goodreads.com. Retrieved 2013-09-11. 
  7. ^ "Making of "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow" music video". Target Exclusive DVD. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 

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