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Fred Scott

Represented by Merman in both the UK and US, Fred Scott is an internationally renowned director and visual photographer with a reputation for combining sensitive, emotive storytelling with cinematic flair.

Fred’s ability to spot and project the emotional truth in a scene or subject gives his work an extraordinary intimacy and human insight. This, combined with a powerful cinematic eye, allows him to create evocative commercial work that has inspired audiences on both sides of the pond, through branded collaborations with; Apple, Stella Artois, Intel, Facebook, Beats by Dre, Ikea and Anthem Blue Cross amongst others.

In recent years, Fred’s reputation has grown, resulting in several plaudits and awards. In 2018 his powerful films for Pride In London won 2 silvers at Creative Circle and received three nominations at the British Arrows. Alongside this, Fred was nominated for a Grammy (Best Music Film) and shortlisted for a Grierson for his Channel 4 documentary Payday. His music video work has garnered numerous accolades, including Best New Director at the MVAs for his work with artists such as Mumford & Sons, Laura Marling and The Maccabees.

His latest documentary feature, Being A Human Person, about the reclusive Swedish auteur, Roy Andersson, was released by Curzon / Artificial Eye in October 2020. It was nominated for best documentary at this year’s BIFA awards, as well as being short-listed for a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut. In the words of Mark Kermode, “What a strange and wonderful film it is.”

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