Scott McVeigh is an award-winning director, cinematographer, and editor from San Francisco, California. His career has spanned over a decade and he has directed award-winning features, shorts, music videos, and commercials for clients such as Nike, Samsung, and Coca-Cola.
McVeigh was born in San Francisco, California and is the son of two teachers. At the age of 16, he began to take an interest in film, when he started to film his friends skateboarding. After graduating high school, he attended the University of Southern California, where he received his B.A. in Cinematic Arts.
In 2007, McVeigh began his professional career when he directed his first music video for the band Death Cab for Cutie. Since then, he has gone on to direct a variety of projects, including commercials, short films, and music videos for artists such as Coldplay, The Black Keys, and The Killers. In 2012, he directed his first feature film, “Passenger,” which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival.
McVeigh is known for his unique visual style, which combines traditional cinematic techniques with modern effects and technology. His films often feature vivid, vibrant colors and a dream-like quality that captures the essence of his characters and stories. He has been praised for his ability to create emotionally resonant stories that captivate audiences.
In addition to his work in film, McVeigh has also worked as a commercial photographer and has been featured in publications such as Vogue, GQ, and Rolling Stone. He is also a passionate advocate for the environment and has worked with organizations such as Greenpeace, Oceana, and the World Wildlife Fund to promote sustainability and ocean conservation.
Today, McVeigh continues to work on a variety of projects in both film and photography. He is currently developing his next feature film and is in the process of writing and producing a television series. His work has been praised by critics and has earned him numerous awards and accolades. He continues to be a leader in the industry and is a role model for aspiring filmmakers.