Nick Scott

Writer and Director for film and television

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Biography

Nick is an award winning commercials director at Madam focusing on comedy. He was runner up in the Cannes Young Director Award in 2012, the same year his short film School Portrait was nominated for a webby after racking up a million online views.

He has written and directed many short films including Big Society, which won Best Film at Born Shorts Film Festival and got an honourable mention at Brief Encounters.

Nick was recently selected as one of the filmmakers taking part in Viper’s Nest 2 run by film finance and sales company, Salt. He has just finished writing and directing a series of ‘#GetSarahBack’ comedy sketches for the upcoming series of Live At The Electric for BBC3, following a successful web series which has almost half a million views.

He is also currently developing his debut feature project, Black Box Recorder, for Film 4.0 with Robert Jones producing.

CV

Film

Director

 
Finalist, NPA Shorts 2007
Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2007, Market
New Producer’s Alliance Short film of the Month, December 2006
Official Selection, Golden Lion film Festival 2006
Official Selection, Spectrecom Film Festival 2006
East End Film Festival 2007
Emperor’s New Shorts Film Festival 2007


 

Writer & Director

Producer Robert Jones
 
Film 4.0
In Development
 
 
Winner, Straight8 Cannes 2005
Runner-up, Slamdance Anarchy August 2006
In competition, Silent Light Film Festival 2005
Raindance Film Festival 2005
Rushes Soho Short Film Festival 2005
BBC Film Festival 2007

 
 
Distributed by Qoob TV and Macmillan
Winner, Straight8 Cannes 2007
Competition, Cambridge Film Festival 2007
Raindance Film Festival 2007
Cannes Lions Advertising Festival 2007
Port Eliot Literary Festival 2007
Big Chill Festival 2007

 
 
In competition, FilmETS Barcelona Film Festival, 2012
In competition, Born Shorts Film Festival 2010
Clermont-Ferrand, market 2011
BFI Southern Exposure 2010
Brockley Max Film Festival 2010

 
 
In Competition, Born Shorts Film Festival 2010
Feast on Film, February 2012
Emperor’s New Shorts 2011
Clermont-Ferrand, market 2011

 
Producer Michael Berliner
 
Nominated, Webby Awards 2012, Best Viral
Creativity Award, Forster Film Festival, 2012
In Competition, Worldwide Short Film Festival 2012
In Competition, Festival des Tres Courts 2012
Best of Vimeo, South by Southwest, 2012
Over 1.5 million online views
Pico Pictures
 
Big Society
Winner Best Short Film, Born Shorts Film Festival 2011
 
Winner Best Short Film, Born Shorts Film Festival 2011
Honourable Mention, Best of British, Brief Encounters 2011
In Competition, Short Cuts, 2012
In Competition, UK Film Festival, 2011
Portobello Film Festival 2012
Emperor’s New Shorts 2011
BBC Film Network 2011
Distributed by Egoist TV

 

TV

Writer & Director

#GetSarahBack
Online comedy series
 

Multiplatform story told over Twitter/Youtube videos.

Over 400,000 online views across 5 episodes.

 
Producer Mark Iddon, Dan Atkinson and Robyn O’Brien
 
Director for #GetSarahBack sketches
Avalon for BBC3
 

Creator & Writer & Director

Get Sarah Back
6 x 30' series
Producer Jon Thoday
Starring
  • Luke McQueen
  •  
    Avalon
    In Development