- Tuesday, May. 27, 2014
Director/DP Scott McCullough was recently honored by both The 2014 ADDY Awards and The 2014 Telly Awards for his commercial, music video and film work.
The Los Angeles American Advertising Awards (The ADDY), the advertising industry’s largest competition for creative excellence, bestowed the Bronze Award for McCullough’s work as Director/DP in the category of Food/Beverage/Regional + National Television on his Pepsi promotion for SNL Countdown to Now.
Video link: http://youtu.be/lG6qE04ViGQ
Also recognizing his Pepsi Countdown to Now, The Telly Awards, the premier award honoring commercials, video, film and web productions, awarded Scott McCullough a Bronze Award as Director/DP for the spot. The entry also won for the category of Editing, which was crafted by Thomas Wentworth, who also produced the spot with Bennett Kime. Kathy Ebel was the Creative Director.
In the category of Internet/Online Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces - Low Budget he was awarded the Music Video Bronze Award for “Follow” featuring musician Lisa Donnelly in which Scott served as Director/DP/Editor under his Edge of Reason Production Company banner within a total budget of $800.
Video Link: http://youtu.be/QmIQIZ_LZcI
In the category of Internet/Online Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces - Movie Trailer, McCullough also received the Bronze Award for the trailer The Exorcism Diaries where he serves as Director, Producer and Editor with Producer Grayson Brooke for the Edge of Reason Production Company.
Video Link: http://youtu.be/w4AscGJuttM
Of his recent accolades Scott McCullough said, “Upon hearing of the awards, I was thrilled! All projects have budget issues, but all these were exceptionally tight. The industry’s ADDY award is substantial for me. My “Telly-Tally” is around two dozen now and every award won is an honor for me and to those who worked on them.”
Discovered by rock icon Prince, Scott McCullough worked extensively on the Sexy MF, Gett Off and Diamonds and Pearls home videos. He was then enlisted to write, direct, shoot and edit the first-ever 70mm NASCAR film Thunder Dome 100%. McCullough’s commercial directing career continues work for clients like Pepsi, Ford, NASCAR, GM, Polaris, Jeep, Kumho Tires, Coors and Budweiser and had been honored at Cannes, US Film Festival and many other festivals. Several amazing feature films are on the horizon among his commitment to compelling commercials and branded content opportunities.