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Betty by Pa Salieu

Rollo Jackson


Rollo Jackson’s work revolves around contemporary culture, exploring the overlapping worlds of UK fashion, hip-hop and dance music. Rollo has directed wildly popular music videos for James Blake, Jamie XX, Hot Chip, Belly feat. Future and Chase & Status. In 2017, YouTube and Fader commissioned him to make a 20 minute narrative film for Stormzy’s seminal album Gang Signs & Prayer. Rollo’s commercial work includes campaigns for Mercedes, Google Pixel, Nike x Acronym and Ray Ban. His VEVO documentary ‘Still Storch’, following the return of super producer Scott Storch, amassed over 2 million views on YouTube in 2018. In 2019, he directed two star-studded campaigns for adidas, including ‘This Is Home’, a tribute to North London, introducing the new arsenal kit. In 2020, Rollo directed ‘A Liverpool Story’, a celebration of ten years of Standard Chartered and Liverpool Football Club and ‘PALACE EVISU’, marking Palace’s collaboration with the Japanese cult denim label. Most recently Rollo directed ‘Betty’, a new music video for Pa Saileu. Rollo is based in London.