Scott Winant

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Scott Winant
Occupation Television director, television producer
Years active 1982–present

Scott Winant /ˈwnənt/ is an American television director and producer. He is a member of the Directors Guild of America and Producers Guild of America. Since 1996, Winant’s production company, Twilight Time Films, has sold dozens of television projects to all the major networks.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Cotribution Notes
Director Producer
1982 World War II No Yes Television Movie; Associate Producer
1982 Paper Dolls No Yes Television Movie; Associate Producer
1984 The Initiation No Yes Feature film
1987 J.Edgar Hoover No Yes Television Movie; Co-Producer
1997 'Til There Was You Yes No Feature film
2000 Sherman's March Yes Yes Television Movie; Director/Executive Producer
2001 Honey Vicarro No Yes Television Movie; Executive Producer
2002 Georgetown Yes No Television Movie
2003 No Place Like Home Yes No Television Movie
2009 Body Politic Yes Yes Television Movie; Director/Executive Producer
2015 Breed Yes Yes Television Movie; Director/Executive Producer
TBR The Journey Yes No Feature film

Television[edit]

Year Title Contribution Notes
Director Producer
1983 The Powers of Matthew Star No Yes Associate Producer of Episode: "Matthew Star D.O.A."
1985-1985 The Insiders No Yes Co-Producer of 8 episodes
1988-1991 Thirtysomething Yes Yes Director of 9 episodes
Producer of 21 episodes
Supervising Producer of 64 episodes
1994 Earth 2 Yes No Director of Episode: "First Contact"
1994-1995 My So-Called Life Yes Yes Director of 3 episodes
Co-Executive Producer of 18 episodes
1998 Significant Others Yes No Director of 2 episodes
1998-1999 Cupid Yes Yes Director of 2 episodes
Executive Producer of 15 episodes
1999 Get Real Yes Yes Director of Episode "Pilot"
Executive Producer of the Series
1999 Anna Says No Yes Executive Producer
1999 Once and Again Yes No Director of Episode: "A Dream Deferred"
2001 The West Wing Yes No Director of Episode: "The Leadership Breakfast"
2001 First Years Yes No Director of unknown episode(s)
2003 Dead Like Me Yes Yes Director/Consulting Producer of Episode: "Pilot"
2003 Carnivale Yes Yes Director of 2 episodes
Executive Producer of Episode: "Milfay"
2003 The Shield Yes No Director of Episode: "Barnstormers"
2004-2006 Huff Yes Yes Director of 7 episodes
Executive Producer of 26 episodes
2007 Hidden Palms Yes Yes Director of 2 episodes
Executive Producer of 8 episodes
2007 Californication Yes Yes Director of 4 episodes
Executive Producer of 11 episodes
2007 Women's Murder Club Yes No Director of unknown episode(s)
2008-2014 True Blood Yes No Director of 13 episodes
2009 Men of a Certain Age Yes Yes Director of 2 episodes
Executive Producer of Episode: "Pilot"
2009 Trust Me Yes No Director of Episode: "What's the Rush?"
2010 Lone Star Yes No Director of Episode: "Unveiled"
2010-2011 Breaking Bad Yes No Director of 2 episodes
2011 The Playboy Club Yes No Director of Episode: "The Scarlet Bunny"
2012 Awake Yes No Director of Episode: "That's Not My Penguin"
2013 Save Me Yes Yes Director of 3 episodes
Executive Producer of 7 episodes
2014 Rake Yes No Director of Episode: "A Close Shave"
2014 Resurrection Yes No Director of Episode: "Home"
2014 Fargo Yes No Director of 2 episodes
2014 Wild Card Yes No Director of Episode: "Pilot"
2015 Agent Carter Yes No Director of Episode: "Time and Tide"
2015 Grace and Frankie Yes No Director of Episode: "The Credit Cards"
2015 The Brink Yes No Director of Episode: "Sticky Wicket"
2015 The Affair Yes No Director of Episode: #2.10"
2015-2016 Good Girls Revolt Yes Yes Director of 3 episodes
Executive Producer of 10 episodes
2016 Better Call Saul Yes No Director of Episode: "Amarillo"
2016 Preacher Yes No Director of Episode: "The Possibilities"
2016 Outcast Yes No Director of Episode: "What Lurks Within"
2017 Gypsy Yes No Director of 2 episodes
2017 Shut Eye Yes No Director of Episode: "We're Not in Kansas Anymore"
2018 Sacred Lies Yes Yes Director of 4 episodes
Executive Producer of 10 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
1988 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Drama Series Thirtysomething Won
1989 Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Nominated
1990 Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Won
1991 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
Directors Guild of America Award Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night Nominated
1995 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series My So-Called Life Nominated
2005 Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series Huff Nominated

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