Jake Scott (director)

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Jake Scott
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Jason Scott

August 1965 (age 56)
London, England
OccupationFilm director
Leigh Goldstone
(m. 2015)
RelativesLuke Scott (brother)
Jordan Scott (paternal half-sister)
Tony Scott (paternal uncle)

Jason "Jake" Scott (born August 1965)[1] is a British film director who works primarily in the field of music videos and commercials. His father is film director Sir 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.

In January, 2014, he oversaw the production, with 21 editors & 15 cinematographers, of the '1.24.14' film, aired on Apple.com.[2] He was featured in the 'Behind the Scenes' video.[3]

Jake Scott is also the director of The HBO Voyeur Project, a theatrical multimedia experience and marketing campaign launched in the summer of 2007. The project used the concept of voyeurism to show the interconnected stories of fictional characters in a New York apartment building. Voyeur was met with critical and commercial success, attracting millions of viewers and numerous awards including a Cannes Grand Prix for Outdoor Advertising. [4]

He has also made three feature films: Plunkett & Macleane (1999), Welcome to the Rileys (2010) and American Woman (2018).

Personal life[edit]

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


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. ^ "Index entry". FreeBMD. ONS. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  2. ^ The Verge
  3. ^ '1.24.14' Behind The Scenes
  4. ^ "RSA Films Website".
  5. ^ a b "Soundgarden music videos". Music Video Database. Archived from the original on 2008-06-02. Retrieved 2016-12-13.
  6. ^ McNary, Dave. "Sienna Miller, Jacki Weaver, Christina Hendricks Join 'The Burning Woman'". Variety. Retrieved 13 March 2017.
  7. ^ The Burning Woman at IMDb

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