Hailing from Scotland, George Scott is a director of arts and music documentaries and live concert films. His intimate portraits of musicians and artists have received wide acclaim and are renowned for getting ‘under the skin’ of their subjects.
Portait subjects have included Elizabeth Taylor & Carole King both for PBS’ American Masters, Neil Sedaka, Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, reggae legend Toots and The Maytals, The Pet Shop Boys, songwriter-musician and ex-supermodel Carla Bruni, jazz singers Madeleine Peyroux and Melody Gardot, one of modern music’s most mercurial talents, Rufus Wainwright, legendary theatre producer Cameron Mackintosh and the kings of British pop Stock Aitken Waterman.
For the Classic Album series, he has made films on “The Chirping Crickets”, Duran Duran Rio, Tears for Fears “Songs From The Big Chair”, Don McLean “American Pie”, Peter Gabriel “So”, and Primal Scream “Screamadelica”.
George is very proud to have worked with Jimi Hendrix’s estate for over 20 years on a variety of projects including most recently the Grammy nominated “Music Money Madness – Jimi Hendrix Live In Maui”.