Scott Fivelson

Scott Fivelson

Screenwriter, playwright and director in Los Angeles, California

About Scott

Scott Fivelson is a screenwriter, producer, and director, known for “American Reel” (2003), “3 Holes and a Smoking Gun” (2015), and “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story” (2018). His books include the satirical novel, “Tuxes” (BeachSide Press) and the noir novella, “Johnny Passe” (Hen House Press). His popular one-act plays “Dial L for Latch-Key” (Blackstone Publishing) and “Leading the Witness” (Hen House Press) have been performed in London and elsewhere.

A unique Hollywood biopic, “Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" is a retelling of the history of Cinema as it’s never been told before. The film features an all-star ensemble from throughout the decades of Hollywood, and stars the brilliant Lenny Von Dohlen (“Twin Peaks,” “Tender Mercies,” “American Playhouse”) as legendary director Oskar Knight.


Name: Scott Fivelson

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Screenwriter, Playwright and Director

Credits

  • "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story"

    "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" (2015)
    Film Writer/Producer/Director

  • "3 Holes and a Smoking Gun"

    "3 Holes and a Smoking Gun" (2015)
    Film Writer

  • "Dial L for Latch-Key: The Radio Play"

    "Dial L for Latch-Key: The Radio Play" (2013)
    Drama by Blackstone Audio Author/Director

  • "Leading the Witness"

    "Leading the Witness" (2012)
    Theater by Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, London Author

  • "Johnny Passe"

    "Johnny Passe" (2012)
    Print by Hen House Press Co-Author

  • "Dial L for Latch-Key"

    "Dial L for Latch-Key" (2011)
    Theater by Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, London Author

  • "Tuxes"

    "Tuxes" (2007)
    Print by BeachSide Press Author

  • "American Reel"

    "American Reel" (2003)
    Film Co-Writer/Producer

Awards

  • Best Director - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Vancouver Filmdance Festival
    (2017)

  • Breakthrough Director Spotlight Award - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Hollywood Reel Intl FF
    (2016)

  • Official Selection - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Lewiston 1st Annual Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Official Selection - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Buffalo Niagara Int'l Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Official Selection - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - World International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Best Feature - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Eurovision Palermo Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Best Narrative Feature - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Malta International Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Best Foreign Feature - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Kiev Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Audience Award - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Cinema Los Angeles
    (2016)

  • Best Feature - "Near Myth: The Oskar Knight Story" - Cinemagic London
    (2016)

  • Best Screenwriter - "Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun" - Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles
    (2014)

  • Best U.S. Narrative Feature Film - "Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun" - Laughlin International Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Red Dirt Award (Grand Jury) - Best in Festival - "Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun" - Red Dirt International Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Best Writing in a Narrative Feature - Nomination - "Three Holes, Two Brads, and a Smoking Gun" - Red Dirt International Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Official Selection - "Dial L for Latch-Key: The Radio Play" - HEAR Now: The Audio Fiction and Arts Festival
    (2014)

Scott's Profile Statistics

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