Emily's pilot screenplay The Character was just named a semi-finalist in the pilot screenplay competition at Los Angeles Cinefest!
Emily Ann Scott created The Character, a show about women navigating life in the entertainment industry and outside of it, particularly when it comes to self-confidence. The half-hour original comedy pilot follows Laura, a character actress attempting to be the leading lady of her own life.
After weeks of hard work from the whole team, production on Emily Ann Scott's web series REPRESENT has wrapped! Emily created, wrote, and starred in this comedy web series about the representation of women in film. In the series, Ellie (Emily Ann Scott) and Tess (Jackie Dallas) respond to the poor treatment they receive as women in film by creating their own film - one that flips gender stereotypes. With a stellar cast and an incredible all-female crew, this 12-episode comedy will be coming soon to a film festival or online platform near you!
Be sure to visit REPRESENT's website and IMDb page! And follow the REPRESENT Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages to stay up to date on the latest news!
Emily's previous agent, Mary Tonry, announced her retirement last month! After wishing Mary a happy retirement, Emily signed with another incredible Bay Area agency, Look Talent!
Emily is now represented by Joan Spangler at Look Talent, and she is so excited to start working with the agency! Please contact Joan at Look Talent with any inquiries.
Emily has wrapped production on the short film In Return! The film features Emily as the lead character, Spencer, who must choose between her new life as a big city musician and the modest Midwestern life she left behind. In Return was filmed in both the Bay Area and Indiana, and it was co-written by Emily and director Marissa Vonn. Take a look below for some sneak peeks from set in Indianapolis! And stay tuned for future news about In Return!
Emily recently started production on her latest project, In Return! The short film is a collaboration between Emily and Marissa Vonn, who worked as a director on Emily's web series REPRESENT! Emily and Marissa co-wrote the script for In Return, in which Emily plays Spencer, a young woman who must choose between her new life as a musician in California and her Midwestern roots. The film will be shot in two locations: the Bay Area, where Emily lives now, and Indiana, where Emily is from originally! The California portion of filming wrapped last week, and the Indiana portion will be filming over the next few weeks. Emily is loving playing this new character, and can't wait to delve deeper into the story that Marissa conceived!
Over the last few months, Emily has been working as the creator, writer, show runner, executive producer, and lead actress of REPRESENT: A Web Series. Emily wrote the series, about her experience as a woman in the film industry, and assembled a team of incredibly talented people to work with her, including directors Marissa Vonn and Milla Rebello, and co-stars Jackie Dallas, Michael Ridley, and Sailakshmi Moorthy. Below you can find a sneak peek at the upcoming series and Emily's role as Ellie! For more, follow REPRESENT on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!
Emily recently wrapped her first assistant director position on the short film Little Texas! When Marissa Vonn, the writer/director of Little Texas, asked Emily to be the 1st AD and play a small role in the film, she jumped at the chance. Little Texas is about a young girl who, faced with a life-changing decision, pursues her right to choose. Marissa Vonn also directed several episodes of Emily's web series REPRESENT, and is currently co-writing season two with Emily. Check out this amazing feminist film on its Facebook and Twitter!
Emily has just finished filming Waking Up Dead, a short film by Shannon Inez Elliott. Emily plays Maggie, a woman who wakes up the morning after her own murder. When she remembers what happened to her, she sets out for closure, revenge, and breakfast. Emily had the most amazing time on set and would like to thank the entire Waking Up Dead team for the amazing opportunity! Stay tuned for more information as Waking Up Dead makes its way through post-production and the festival circuit.
Emily has just been cast in Waking Up Dead, a short film by Shannon Elliott. Emily will be playing Maggie, the protagonist, who must put the pieces of her afterlife back together after being murdered and waking up undead. Emily is so excited to work on what Shannon Elliott describes as a "feminist zombie revenge film" that also highlights the realities of domestic abuse. To support Waking Up Dead, be sure to visit the crowdfunding page!
Emily's latest project, REPRESENT, has just been announced! REPRESENT is a new comedy webseries about the representation of women in film. It follows two actresses, Ellie and Tess, who get fed-up with the way they are treated as women in the film industry. They decide to make their own movie, one that flips around every gender stereotype you see on your screens. The problem is, they don't know how to do it. Yet.
Emily is the creator of REPRESENT; she wrote it, produced it, and will be directing several episodes. She also will be playing the lead role of Ellie. REPRESENT is partially based on Emily's own experiences as a woman in the film industry, and she can't wait to share such an important story.
Check out REPRESENT's IndieGoGo campaign to contribute to this new, exciting series! And don't forget to check out the REPRESENT website and follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!