Ken Scott (filmmaker)
Scott at the 2012 Genie Awards
|Born||1970 (age 47–48)
|Occupation||Screenwriter, actor, director, comedian|
Ken Scott (born 1970 in Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian screenwriter, actor, director, and comedian. He is best known as a member of the comedy group Les Bizarroïdes with Martin Petit, Stéphane E. Roy and Guy Lévesque, and as screenwriter of the films Seducing Doctor Lewis, The Little Book of Revenge (Guide de la petite vengeance), and Starbuck, as well as television series Le Plateau.
Life and career
Scott gained a degree in cinematography at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 1991. His first widely seen work was a series of commercials for cheese made between 1995 and 1998. In 2000, he played the theatrical role of Monsieur Pearson in the play Propagande, written by Stéphane E. Roy. In 2002, he wrote episodes for the television series Le Plateau, in which he also played the role of François Chamberland.
- Sticky Fingers (2009), director
- Starbuck (2011), director
- The Grand Seduction (2013), writer
- Delivery Man (2013), director
- Unfinished Business (2015), director
- The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018), director 
- Doctor Sleep (TBA), director
- L'Extraordinaire Voyage du Fakir(2018), director
Scott won the Audience Award at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival for Seducing Doctor Lewis. He has been nominated for the Quebec film industry's Prix Jutra and the national Genie Awards four times each; at both ceremonies, Scott and Petit won the 2012 awards for Best Original Screenplay for Starbuck.
- Amy Baratt. "A dorky campaign". Montreal Mirror, October 26, 2000.
- Anabelle Nicoud. "Ken Scott tournera «Les doigts croches» en Argentine". La Presse, March 20, 2008.
- "The W Files: Ken Scott's Seductive Success". Writers Guild of Canada, Spring 2004.
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