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Aemilia Scott

Haven Entertainment
Jennie Church Cooper
(917) 604-3453 phone
Venice, California 90291

Aemilia Scott is an award-winning director who works in both comedy and drama, trying to uncover the humor living inside of tragedy and the darkness beneath a laugh.

Aemilia is currently a 2020 fellow of the Sony Pictures Diverse Directors’ Program. She is a 2020 semi-finalist for the Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship, and is the 2021 winner of the Cassian Elwes / Blacklist Screenwriter’s Fellowship.

Before she began directing, Aemilia lived in Chicago acting in theater, film and TV, and performing sketch comedy at The Second City.

Her short films have won awards at some of the loveliest festivals in the world, including winning a BAFTA LA award at Aspen Shortsfest, and awards at at LA Independent FF, USA Dallas FF, REGARD Quebec, and Clermont Ferrand, among others.

Aemilia has two feature films in late stage development. Her first feature script, BIRTHDAY SUIT, has UK Based Bankside attached for presales, and STILL ALICE producer James Brown attached as producer. BIRTHDAY SUIT was an official selection at IFP Film Week and Tribeca Film Week, and winner of the Melissa Mathison Screenwriter Award at Hamptons International Film Fest.

Her second feature script, THREE HOURS, is a semi-finalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, and won the Cassian Elwes Blacklist Fellowship. It was an official selection of Tribeca Film Week 2020.

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