Scott Nicholas Amendolare was born in West Islip, New York, on a crisp February morning to second generation Italian-American parents.
A network approved professional, he 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.
In addition to film and television, Mr. Amendolare augments his quality of life by creating work in the multi-disciplinary world of visual art.
On a personal note, he leans towards a preference for a Monte Cristo No. 2 with a strong cup of coffee; and always has and will always remain, a die-hard fan of the New York Football Giants.
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.
Internet by That! Company Writer / Editorial Pieces Writing editorial pieces for web publication.
Print by Robert Palmer Companies Writer Currently writing compelling content for print publication, "Agent Magazine."
Commercial by Wander Films (Comedy) Writer PSA commercial spot informing the public about EWG's new Verified initiative.
Commercial by Blue Eyed Pictures Writer / Content Creator
In Caddis Wood
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.
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".
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
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
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
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".
Television by September Films (Action and Reality-TV) Producer International reality television series airing on Wetv. Engaged, Enraged. About to be committed
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 (email@example.com)
Criss Angel: Mindfreak Season 2
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
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
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
Television by Visual Frontier / Stuart Krasnow (Comedy) Post Producer Reality competition series hosted by Carmen Electra, aired on Bravo
Cold Turkey Season 2
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
Television by Arthur Borman (Drama) Post Supervisor TV competition series hosted by Adam Corolla.
On Air Promos
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
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
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
TV Movie by David Sittenfeld (Drama) Post Supervisor TV movie starring Chuck Zito
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
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.
Film by Bill Birrell (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
The Fifth Element
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
Television by Paul Barrosse (Documentary, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Editorial Department It's a Strange Universe out there.
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
Film by Tzury Mimon Screenwriter wrote independently commissioned feature-length screenplay: "Lethal Games",
Warriors of Peace
Film by Tzury Mimon Screenwriter independently commissioned feature-length screenplay: "Warriors of Peace".
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
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.
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 <email@example.com>
For Parents Only
Film by Bill Shepherd (Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Criss Angel Mindfreak
TV Series Producer
TV Series Editorial department
Official Selection of the 2013 New York City Int'l Film Festival - Indelible
Public Service Award, City Attorney of Los Angeles