Scott Smith is the director of two acclaimed dramatic feature films, rollercoaster (2000, winner Best Narrative Feature SXSW) and Falling Angels (2004), starring Miranda Richardson, and adapted from the novel by Barbara Gowdy. He has been nominated for both Genie and Gemini Awards for his work in film and television, as well as a Director's Guild nomination for Best Director - Feature Film for Falling Angels. His first feature length documentary, As Slow As Possible, was nominated for the Don Haig Award in 2008.
Scott’s recent television work includes directing the pilot for MTV’s American remake of British teen hit Skins (nominated in Canada for Best Dramatic Series Gemini in 2011), as well as the pilot and 13 episodes of hit HBO Canada comedy series Call Me Fitz, starring Jason Priestley (for which he won the Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Comedy Series in 2011 and DGC Award for Best Comedy in each of the three seasons he worked on the show (2011, 2013 and 2014).
Scott also recently served as the EP/Director on Season 1 of the new hit Syfy series The Magicians, based on the novels by Lev Grossman, and alongside producers Michael London (Milk, Sideways, Trumbo) John McNamara (Trumbo, Aquarius) and Sera Gamble (Supernatural). He was also the pilot director and EP on new Sony Int'l/WGN series Carter, starring Jerry O'Connell and Sydney Poitier, which was created by Garry Campbell.