Scott McCullough

Scott McCullough

Director/DP at freelance
Greater Los Angeles Area, United States

About me - Scott McCullough is an award-winning DGA director best known for his kinetic and award-winning commercials, McCullough’s most notable for working with Prince, Paul Newman, NASCAR, Ford, GM, Budweiser, Pepsi, Kubota, Target, National Veterans Foundation, Compaq, Coors, Jeep, Amtrak, and many more Fortune 500 clients on over 200 credits to his name with top ad agencies such as Leo Burnett, Doner, DDB, GTB, Global Hue, Martin Williams, Deutsch, J. Walter Thompson and many more.

McCullough’s feature debut will be an action/drama film tentitively titled “The Mission” is in pre-production for 2019 and with the horror/thriller "Seance" soon following. He has been developing several other features and television projects including co-writing the Sublime biopic “What I Got”, the Vietnam war/drama feature film “Captain For Dark Mornings” co-starring screen legend Martin Sheen. Other projects include the veteran-based dramatic series “Spent Rounds” is in development along with other films including “1983”, “26 Floors”, “Holiday Motel”, “The Flame” among them.

McCullough was the creator, writer and director for R.J.Reynolds' Thunder Theater 70mm NASCAR film “100%” and “No Bull” - known as the world’s largest mobile theater. He also had directed and shot over 36 projects for rock legend Prince including major awards like the gold RIAA-rated (over $1MM in sales) projects “Gett Off” home video, “Diamonds and Pearls” home video, fan favorite “Sexy M.F” and over a dozen live concerts and other films for the music icon.

Scott is dedicated to the craft of directing and has demonstrated award-winning proven success for decades. His integrity, ethics and creative focus continues to serve the projects he directs with gratitude...and without the attitude.


CANNES Film Festival Finalist (commercials) 2018 - The Show Bronze - The New York Festivals Gold World Medal - 2018 Film Shortage featured trailer, 2017 Poland International Film Festival Official Selection - 2018 Amsterdam Film Festival - 2017 ADDY - 2017 International Independent Film Festival Diamond Award - 2016 First Glance Film Festival (winner/best trailer), Philadelphia - 2016 Best Shorts Festival Official Selection - 2016 Accolade International Film Festival (winner) - 2016 Short Stop International Film Festival - 2016 London Short Stop Film Festival - 2016 HRIFF (best trailer) -2016 Hollywood Film Festival (winner) - 2016 Access Code Film Festival - 2015 EuroFest Selection - 2015 Fade In - Awards (finalist) - 6 Addy’s Awards - HAA Bestof Show - HAA Gold - - 8 RIAA Gold videos for Prince - Bronze World Medal - 22-time TELLY Advertising Awards - Golden Cine Award - EFFIE Award -2-time Summit Gold Award - First Glance Film Festival Finalist - 2000 Vision Award - Sonoma Valley Film Festival - Method Fest Film Festival Finalist - Orinda Film Festival Finalist - Indie Producer Film Festival finalist - International Cinema and Technology World Tour - Festival International De Biarritz 2003 Jury Award - La Réalisation Integral Best Director - Circe de Ciurto (Italy) Best Short - 3-time AURORA winner- Platinum/Best of Show - The New York Festivals - 2 time Silver Medals and Bronze Medal winner - 3-time CINDI gold awards - Intercom Awards Silver Plaque - National ITVA Bronze/Gold/Silver awards - US Int’l Film Festival 2 Creative Excellence awards - ADWEEK Top Spots 1998 and 1994 - AXIEM Best of Show- ITVA 3-time winner - 16-time Minnesota Music Video Awards - MN Video Awards 3-time Director of the Year - and more.


Edge of Reason
Los Angeles, United States
1989 - Present (35 years 5 months)
Scott is an award-winning director with a proven track-record for successful and under-budget direction.

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