Jake Scott (director)

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Jake Scott
Jake Scott (cropped).jpg
Born1965 (age 53–54)
United Kingdom
OccupationFilm director
Leigh Goldstone Scott (m. 2015)
Parent(s)Ridley Scott (father)
Felicity Heywood (mother)
Sandy Watson (stepmother)
RelativesLuke Scott (brother)
Jordan Scott (paternal half-sister)
Tony Scott (paternal uncle)

Jake Scott (born 1965) is an English film director[1] who works primarily in the field of music videos. His father is film director Ridley Scott.


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.

He directed a commercial for Superbowl 2013 advertisement for Budweiser beer entitled "The Clydesdales Brotherhood".[2]

In January, 2014, he oversaw the production, with 21 editors & 15 cinematographers, of the '1.24.14' film, aired on Apple.com.[3] He was featured in the 'Behind the Scenes' video.[4]

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

Personal life[edit]

He is the son of director Ridley Scott, and nephew of Tony Scott and brother of directors Jordan Scott and Luke Scott. He is married to Leigh Goldstone Scott. He was previously married to Rhea Scott with whom he has three children.


Year Artist Title
1991 Glenn Frey "Part of Me, Part of You"
Odds "Love Is the Subject"
1992 Cypress Hill "Stoned Is the Way of the Walk"
"Real Estate"
k.d. lang "The Mind of Love"
1993 R.E.M. "Everybody Hurts"
Circus of Power "Mama Tequila"
1994 Love Spit Love "Am I Wrong"
The Smashing Pumpkins "Disarm"
k.d. lang "Hush Sweet Lover"
Tori Amos "Past the Mission"
The Rolling Stones "Out of Tears"
Soundgarden "Fell on Black Days"[5]
Live "Lightning Crashes"
1995 Ned's Atomic Dustbin "All I Ask of Myself Is That I Hold Together"
Radiohead "Fake Plastic Trees"
Bush "Comedown"
Luscious Jackson "Here"
The Verve "On Your Own"
Blind Melon "Galaxie"
Dana Dane "Chester"
Natalie Merchant "Wonder"
Tina Turner "GoldenEye"
Oasis "Morning Glory"
Don Henley "The Garden of Allah"
1996 Spacehog "In the Meantime"
Tracy Bonham "Mother Mother"
Soundgarden "Burden in My Hand"[5]
The Cranberries "When You're Gone"
Eels "Susan's House"
1997 U2 "Staring at the Sun"
Live "Turn My Head"
1999 Unkle "Be There"
No Doubt "New"
Sash! "Colour the World"
2001 Goldfrapp "Human"
Tricky "Evolution Revolution Love"
Artists Against AIDS Worldwide "What's Going On"
2004 P!nk "God Is a DJ"
The Strokes "Reptilia"
George Michael "Flawless (Go to the City)"
2009 Lily Allen "22"
2011 Massive Attack "Pray for Rain"



  1. ^ a b c "Jake Scott". The New York Times.
  2. ^ The Clydesdales Brotherhood
  3. ^ The Verge
  4. ^ '1.24.14' Behind The Scenes
  5. ^ a b "Soundgarden music videos". Music Video Database. Retrieved 2016-12-13.
  6. ^ "Sienna Miller Drama 'American Woman' Picked Up by Roadside Attractions, Vertical Entertainment". roadsideattractions.com. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 1 May 2019.

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