Scott Nicholas Amendolare

Scott Nicholas Amendolare

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Screenwriter, Producer and Director

New York City, New York

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About Scott

Scott Nicholas Amendolare was born in West Islip, New York, on a crisp February morning to second generation Italian-American parents.

He earned his B.A. in Theater from Florida State University, then graduated with a Master of Arts in Film Production from the prestigious London International Film School receiving an overall distinction in Writing, Producing, and Directing.

Mr. Amendolare has established himself in both scripted and non-scripted mediums. His credits include Madame Hollywood, Hard Justice, The Fifth Element, Criss Angel: MINDFREAK, Street Justice, Blind Date, Manhunt, Indelible, Bridezillas and Big Brother.

Unique traits: A versatile and innovative mind that possesses the ability to direct multiple departments ensuring timely completion of project deadlines while remaining on budget; and utilizing the elements of creativity, integrity and passion.

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Credits

  • Writer/ Editorial

    Writer/ Editorial (2015 - 2017)
    Internet by That! Company Writer / Editorial Pieces Writing editorial pieces for web publication.

  • Agent Magazine

    Agent Magazine (2017)
    Print by Robert Palmer Companies Writer Currently writing compelling content for print publication, "Agent Magazine."

  • EWG Verified

    EWG Verified (2016)
    Commercial by Wander Films (Comedy) Writer PSA commercial spot informing the public about EWG's new Verified initiative.

  • Lexus

    Lexus (2015)
    Commercial by Blue Eyed Pictures Writer / Content Creator

  • In Caddis Wood

    In Caddis Wood (2014 - 2015)
    Film by Caustic Productions (Drama) Screenwriter independently commissioned feature-length adaptation of the novel "In Caddis Wood" by Bush Fellowship recipient and Loft-McKnight Award winner, Mary Francois Rockcastle.

  • Mouthpiece

    Mouthpiece (2014 - 2015)
    Film (Drama) Producer Set in 70's era Atlanta, Mouthpiece is an honest look at the sometimes brutal realities of a fringe culture. It's a fierce character study of triumph over adversity and the indomitable human spirit from the perspective of a "street lawyer".

  • Indelible

    Indelible (2014)
    Film by Inn-A-Circle- Shawn C. Gunn (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Associate Director A story about a couple who had a strong impression on each other. Eventually, that impression remains strong with one of them and the relationship unfolds in an unexpected way. Winner: NYCIFF 2013 Best New York Feature Film

  • Papa Hemingway in Cuba

    Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2014)
    Film by Magenta Light / Bob Yari Writer / Content Creator Wrote copy, created period accurate on-camera newspapers for Hemingway biographical feature film "Papa", director: Bob Yari

  • Content Creator / Writer

    Content Creator / Writer (2008 - 2013)
    Internet Writer Web content writer, film theory-criticism essayist and ghostwriter, provided targeted copy for a number of online magazines including ReelGrock, Wildsounds, eHow, Cloud Computing, Suite 101, essortment and Superior Steakhouse.

  • My Soul to Keep

    My Soul to Keep (2013)
    Drama by La Iguana (Crime, Drama, Thriller and Film-Noir) Screenwriter Independently commissioned page one rewrite of feature length screenplay based upon existing material titled "My Soul to Keep".

  • Bridezillas

    Bridezillas (2005 - 2007)
    Television by September Films (Action and Reality-TV) Producer International reality television series airing on Wetv. Engaged, Enraged. About to be committed

  • Big Brother

    Big Brother (2007)
    Television (Game-Show and Reality-TV) Editorial department Based on the Dutch series, thirteen strangers who are living in a studio-like house that's filled with cameras and microphones, compete in a series of physical and mental stunts, and some challenging trivia at a chance at $500,000 in this reality soap opera-like summer program. Thirteen of those house guests live in 13 different states. America will watch every single move they compete to be the last one standing, after having twelve house guests evicted. These strangers are the contestants who think they have absolutely nothing in common, and a few are in a shock for their lives. The house guests begin to introduce other people at the Big Brother house. It's the first time they will get to know each other and they're not allowed to say not one word with them until they are in the Big Brother house. The thirteen will be living in the same house for the following two months. They may either find their best friend or worst enemy in that group; and in the end, it's one men for themselves... Written by Gary Richard Collins II (gcollinsii@aol.com)

  • Criss Angel: Mindfreak Season 2

    Criss Angel: Mindfreak Season 2 (2006)
    Television by Angel Productions, Inc. Producer Criss Angel shows us a new way of magic. He shows that doing magic, is not only making some good tricks on TV. He's kicking ass! Watch this mind master doing his magic all around the world... and try to discover the secrets within his mind.

  • Criss Angel: Mindfreak Season 1

    Criss Angel: Mindfreak Season 1 (2005)
    Television by Angel Productions, Inc. Post Producer Criss Angel shows us a new way of magic. He shows that doing magic, is not only making some good tricks on TV. He's kicking ass! Watch this mind master doing his magic all around the world... and try to discover the secrets within his mind.

  • Criss Angel: Mindfreak Halloween Special

    Criss Angel: Mindfreak Halloween Special (2005)
    Television by Angel Productions, Inc. Producer Criss goes to the Magic Castle and crashes Joaquin Ayala's performance. He performs one of his most dangerous stunts by being shackled, handcuffed, and nailed into a pine casket on a conveyor belt leading to an industrial Bio Chipper.

  • Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model

    Manhunt: The Search for America's Most Gorgeous Male Model (2005)
    Television by Visual Frontier / Stuart Krasnow (Comedy) Post Producer Reality competition series hosted by Carmen Electra, aired on Bravo

  • Cold Turkey Season 2

    Cold Turkey Season 2 (2004 - 2005)
    Television by Visual Frontier / Stuart Krasnow (Reality-TV) Post Supervisor A whole new group of unsuspecting smokers are brought together under the guise of being on a fantastic new reality adventure show, only to find out that their REAL adventure will be to live together and quit smoking Cold Turkey! This is season two of PaxTV's reality hit "Cold Turkey".

  • The Great Domestic Showdown

    The Great Domestic Showdown (2004)
    Television by Arthur Borman (Drama) Post Supervisor TV competition series hosted by Adam Corolla.

  • On Air Promos

    On Air Promos (1998 - 2004)
    Television by Fox Family, NBC-UNI, Wetv, A&E Writer / Producer responsible for copy and visual content of on-air promos, teases, up-fronts, and ad sales. Clients include NBC, UPN, NBC-UNI, WETV, A&E,

  • Cold Turkey Reunion Special

    Cold Turkey Reunion Special (2004)
    Television by Visual Frontier / Stuart Krasnow Post Producer A group of unsuspecting smokers are brought together under the guise of being on a fantastic new reality adventure show, only to find out that their REAL adventure will be to live together and quit smoking Cold Turkey

  • Cold Turkey Season 1

    Cold Turkey Season 1 (2004)
    Television by Visual Frontier / Stuart Krasnow Post Supervisor A group of unsuspecting smokers are brought together under the guise of being on a fantastic new reality adventure show, only to find out that their REAL adventure will be to live together and quit smoking Cold Turkey

  • Street Justice

    Street Justice (2001)
    TV Movie by David Sittenfeld (Drama) Post Supervisor TV movie starring Chuck Zito

  • Blind Date

    Blind Date (1999 - 2001)
    Television by Gold Coast Entertainment (Comedy, Romance and Reality-TV) Post Supervisor Men and women who don't know each other are set up on blind dates and a camera crew follows them around to record how the date went.

  • Way Past Cool

    Way Past Cool (2000)
    Film by Adam Davidson (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Based on the award-winning best seller by Jess Mowry, "Way Past Cool" is a coming-of-age story told in reverse, for it is the story of a group of young black kids and their fight to reclaim their childhood.

  • No Salida

    No Salida (1998)
    Film by Bill Birrell (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • The Fifth Element

    The Fifth Element (1997)
    Film by Luc Besson (Action, Adventure, Romance and Sci-Fi) Art department In the twenty-third century, the universe is threatened by evil. The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air. A Mondoshawan spacecraft is bringing The Fifth Element back to Earth but it is destroyed by the evil Mangalores. However, a team of scientists use the DNA of the remains of the Fifth Element to rebuild the perfect being called Leeloo. She escapes from the laboratory and stumbles upon the taxi driver and former elite commando major Korben Dallas that helps her to escape from the police. Leeloo tells him that she must meet Father Vito Cornelius to accomplish her mission. Meanwhile, the Evil uses the greedy and cruel Jean-Baptiste Emanuel Zorg and a team of mercenary Mangalores to retrieve the stones and avoid the protection of Leeloo. But the skilled Korben Dallas has fallen in love with Leeloo and decides to help her to retrieve the stones. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Strange Universe

    Strange Universe (1996 - 1997)
    Television by Paul Barrosse (Documentary, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Editorial Department It's a Strange Universe out there.

  • Hard Justice

    Hard Justice (1995)
    Video by Greg Yaitanes (Action) Producer, Writer When A.T.F. agent Nick Adams (David Bradley) goes undercover in a prison to unravel the mystery of a fellow agents death there. Warden Pike (Charles Napier) and his pet goons are involved in all kinds of corrupt activities; dope dealing and gun smuggling to name a few. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

  • Broken Reality

    Broken Reality (1994)
    Film by Drew Phillips (Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A Hollywood homicide detective gets wrapped up in the murder of his girlfriend and becomes the prime suspect. Given 24 hours to find the real killer, he searches through the city in a desperate race to stop the next murder. Written by Anonymous

  • Lethal Games

    Lethal Games (1994)
    Film by Tzury Mimon Screenwriter wrote independently commissioned feature-length screenplay: "Lethal Games",

  • Warriors of Peace

    Warriors of Peace (1994)
    Film by Tzury Mimon Screenwriter independently commissioned feature-length screenplay: "Warriors of Peace".

  • Madame

    Madame (1993)
    Film by Nicholas Amendolare (Drama and Thriller) Producer, Writer, Director After Danielle is fired from her job as a sensationalist TV reporter, she goes undercover to do a freelance series to expose what she can learn about the escort "industry". Some of the things which she encounters, however, jeopardize her relationships and her health. Written by Kim Williams

  • Chavez Ravine

    Chavez Ravine (1992)
    Film (short) by Norberto Barba (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Set in the mid 1950's, 'Chavez Ravine' tells the story of a father and son struggling to defend their home against city developers planning to build Dodger stadium.

  • Nemesis

    Nemesis (1992)
    Film by Albert Pyun (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew In the future, chaos is rampant as 'information terrorists' threaten to destroy order in society. Alex is a part-man-part-machine LAPD cop who is the best at what he does. When one of the terrorists calls him a machine, Alex questions his humanity and decides to leave the force. His final assignment is to apprehend an old colleague who has stolen some data. However, there is more than meets the eye and Alex must question his allegiance. Written by P. Wong <pwong@nt.net>

  • For Parents Only

    For Parents Only (1991)
    Film by Bill Shepherd (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Awards

  • Official Selection of the 2013 New York City Int'l Film Festival - Indelible
    (2014)

  • Public Service Award, City Attorney of Los Angeles
    (1992)

Education

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