Ron E. Scott is an award-winning Showrunner and Director with over twenty five years of industry experience, and a member of the Méis Nation of Alberta. After graduating from Vancouver Film School in 1993, he founded Prairie Dog Film + Television and has since become a prominent figure in the world of independent television production. He has been involved in creating five scripted series and his projects have been nominated for over 160 Awards including; Best Dramatic Series and Best Dramatic Writing at the Canadian Screen Awards.
As a prolific producer and innovator, he has contributed to over 200 episodes of TV that have broadcast globally, including BLACKSTONE and TRIBAL, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video and APTN lumi. Scott has been honored with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, as well as an Achievement in Artistic Direction Award and an Ambassador of the Arts Award at the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts in Edmonton, Alberta. Scott was also recognized in the House of Commons as the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Indspire Award forthe Arts in Canada. Scott serves on the board of the Alberta Film Advisory Council.
He is a member of CMPA, ACCT, AMPIA, DGC, WGC, the Aboriginal Filmmakers Program at the NFB, and is on the CMPA Feature Film and Television Committee. He has acted as a consultant with Telefilm Canada and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Scott also volunteers his time to speak at conferences, festivals, and seminars, including; the Banff World Media Festival, DGC Indigenous Voices, Bell Media Diverse Screenwriting Program (WGC), Industry Canada (ABC), Dreamspeakers, E-Spirit, the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Innoversity Creative Summit, Cultural Industries Training Fund (CITF), the imagineNATIVE Film Festival and the Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF).