Jared P. Scott - Keynote speaker
"Jared P. Scott is an award-winning Filmmaker and Partner at PF Pictures. He most recently directed and produced DISRUPTION - the story of our unique moment in history - of crossing thresholds, of tipping points - as we're the first generation to feel the impact of climate change and the last that can do something about it.
Weaving together the science, politics and the movement, the film also takes us behind-the-scenes of the lead-up to The People's Climate March - the largest climate rally in the history of the planet.
Jared also recently directed and produced the critically acclaimed short films MONEY IS MATERIAL & IMPOSSIBLE - both Vimeo Staff Picks.
He is currently directing & producing REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM – the riveting discussion-of-a-lifetime with Noam Chomsky on inequality in America.
Jared directed and produced DO THE MATH - chronicling renown environmentalist Bill McKibben in a david-vs-goliath battle to fight the fossil fuel industry and change the terrifying math of the climate crisis. The film is currently in release on Al-Jazeera America.
He wrote, directed, edited and produced THE ARTIFICIAL LEAF – a Jury Prize winner in the Focus Forward Filmmaker Competition. The film was 1 of 15 selected to premiere at Sundance alongside shorts by Morgan Spurlock, Alex Gibney, Lucy Walker, Steve James, and Albert Maysles.
Jared produced & edited SPLIT: A DEEPER DIVIDE – an investigation of the Divided States of America - which was released theatrically nationwide in 2012. The film was broadcasted domestically on The Documentary Channel and 12 territories internationally through Films Transit.
Jared was a producer & editor on SPLIT: A DIVIDED AMERICA which won Best Documentary and Audience Favorite awards at festivals nationwide, and was broadcast both domestically (IFC) and abroad (Films Transit).
He has produced & directed numerous philanthropic mini-docs for NGOs and advocacy groups in the Americas, Africa and Asia on issues from medical care to tsunami relief to climate adaptation.
In broadcast television, Jared is a PROMAX award-nominated preditor with hundreds of on-air promos to his credit. Jared also produced segments featuring PLANET EARTH’s Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfied for the launch of BBC EARTH on BBC AMERICA.
He produced & directed NACHOS FOR TWO - an on-the-road documentary following the critically acclaimed jam band Umphreys McGee. Jared is also a musician." - PF Pictures
Read here an additional Interview of Jared P. Scott for CultureMass!