Drawing upon years of motion-picture experience, Scott McCullough is an American film 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 300 commercial projects with top ad agencies such as Leo Burnett, Doner, DDB, GTB, Global Hue, Martin Williams, Deutsch, J. Walter Thompson and more.
McCullough’s feature film “Séance” is in pre-production. He has been developing several other features and television projects including co-writing the Sublime biopic “What I got”, the Vietnam PTSD war 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” and more.
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 26 projects for Prince including major awards like the gold RIAA rated (over 1MM in sales each) 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 serves as his own cinematographer for commercials and is proud of his craft - keeping his sets creative, safe, exciting and efficient - with equal respect for every person working on them. He prides himself on an easy-going attitude, committed to the BEST for the motion picture at ALL TIMES.
Unique traits: Great attitude, experienced calm, kinetic action director, speed in staging/set ups (averaging 40/day on narrative, 23/day on commercial). Prep and planning accuracy eliminates unforeseen overages.