John Scott

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John Scott is a field producer with Street Cents, a consumer and media advocacy show for teenagers produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Among other awards, he has received a Gemini Award (Canada's equivalent to the Emmy) for best youth series. He has directed 11 independent film and/or video works that have been shown at festivals and events throughout the United States, Canada, and South America. His most recent production, the feature-length project entitled Scouts Are Cancelled premiered in 2007 at North America's largest documentary film festival, the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival in Toronto. His next most recent project, Dear Pam, has won five awards and distinctions, and was one of eight documentaries from Canada chosen to screen at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., in a series entitled New Canadian Documentary. Dear Pam's awards included the Audience Choice Award for best documentary at the Denver Underground Film Festival and a jury award at the New York Film and Video Festival.