Scott Rice

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Scott Rice

Scott Rice is an award-winning filmmaker and commercial director whose clients include Shell, Mastercard, Subway, Superpages, Time Warner Cable and Sears. His narrative work holds a staggering film festival record of 300 Official Selections and 85 Awards, including two Student Academy Award nominations. Comedy Central, Hulu, Showtime, Blockbuster and PBS have distributed his films. He has also directed projects for A&E, the Mental Health Channel, MTV Networks and Sony Pictures.



Before directing professionally and teaching in the film program at the University of Texas, Scott made hit games as an animator and art director for Activision. He scripted the groundbreaking first-person shooter Soldier of Fortune and has since written on assignment for Elizabeth Avellan (Spy Kids) among others. With several of his own features in development, Scott is currently attached to direct the family comedy My Monster written by David Carren (Star Trek: The Next Generation).

Known as an actor’s director, Scott Rice specializes in narrative comedy, documentary and visual effects. He owns two production companies and currently serves as creative director for Arcos Films. Scott is represented by the Brant Rose Agency for film/television and Two Shot West Productions for commercials.

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