Scott is an award winning filmmaker and video editor based in Chicago who specializes in post production. He's been editing professionally since he graduated from Columbia College Chicago with honors in 2010: working on promotional videos, documentary and narrative films, music videos, trailers, and more. He is currently the senior video editor and motion graphic artist at Oystercatcher Media.
Scott is also a co-producer with On Look Films and edited the feature documentary Cairo in One Breath. It had its world premiere at the 18th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Additionally, Scott created the motion graphics for the award winning documentary A People Without a Land, as well as editing and co-producing the documentary I Am a Visitor in Your World that won first place at the Athens International Film + Video Festival.
Senior Video Editor & Motion Graphic Artist
November 2015 - Present | Wilmette, Illinois
Video Editor & Motion Graphic Artist
October 2009 - Present | Chicago, Illinois
Feature Documentary Editor
October 2009 - April 2015 | Chicago, Illinois
Assistant Editor, Media Duplications
November 2009 - April 2010 | Chicago, Illinois
Awards + Accomplishments
Editor and co-producer of the feature documentary Cairo in One Breath, an official selection at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (2015).
Motion graphic artist and colorist of the feature documentary A People Without a Land, winner of best documentary at Oaxaca Film Festival (2014) and Pasadena International Film Festival (2015), and an official selection at Manhattan Film Festival, Raindance, UNAFF, and more (2014).
Editor and co-producer of the feature documentary I Am a Visitor in Your World, first place winner at Athens International Film + Video Festival (2014), and an official selection at the Woodstock Film Festival (2013) and Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (2015).
Post-production supervisor and co-editor for Made in Iran: Seven Short Premieres, a world premiere special screening at Slamdance Film Festival (2012).
Online editor and colorist for Circles & Signals, an official selection at Slamdance Film Festival (2011).
Online editor and colorist for Voices of Cairo, winner of the Audience Award at Beneath Earth Film Festival (2010).
Post-production coordinator for Manbird, Directed by Miguel Silveira, an official selection at Chicago International Film Festival (2010).