Scott Dobson has been an independent Producer/Director for over 20 years in documentary, factual, and corporate productions.
online reel available upon request
Member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Member of the Documentary Organization of Canada
Currently Directing Puffin Patrol for CBC's “The Nature Of Things.”
Recently Directed Carpe Diem for CBC’s “The Nature Of Things” and the Niagara episode of “Chefs Domain” for Discovery Canada.
Recently Co-produced and Directed Elvis In Love for Vision TV. This was the sister show to his Direction and writing of Church Of Elvis; a three hour documentary exploring the spiritual world of Elvis Presley for Vision TV. It was the opening night film at the 2012 Tupelo Film Festival where it won the Special Jury Prize.
As Producer, the very successful spam: The Documentary for CBC/Court TV, (Nominated for 2 Gemini) Awards. He has produced 3 seasons of the hit show Bingo and a Movie (72 episodes) for the Aboriginal People's Television Network, Jazzman (13 episodes) and then Bluesman (13 episodes), both for Bravo! Canada. The Memphis Blues Society nominated Bluesman for a prestigious "Handy KBA Award".
As Director, he has completed the factual shows, Breeder Of The Pack 2 (2 episodes) for Animal Planet, Gold Medal Plates (7 episodes) for CTV Travel, Rooms That Rock (23 episodes and holiday special) for HGTV, Diva on a Dime 3 (13 episodes) for Global, Things We Do For Love (4 episodes) for Life Channel; music and comedy with Ear To The Ground (3 episodes) and Comics (3 episodes) both for CBC, and many other single episode productions for Prime, Discovery Canada, and Global.
As Producer/Director he created the award-winning Keep On Shucking documentary seen on Food Canada/US, has overseen many projects with the famed Second City in Toronto and Chicago from TV spots, to documentaries to the critically acclaimed re-release of the beloved SCTV onto DVD for the first time; a massive project taking 4 years to complete. In the corporate sphere Scott has Produced/Directed for clients including Volkswagen Canada, RIM, RBC, Coca-Cola, PolyGram Group, and E*Trade Canada.
Scott served on the Board of the Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival for 14 years and currently is on the Board of the Friends Of West Toronto Railpath.
contact : scott at Dobson dot tv