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Scott Powell: Editor

Scott Powell has been working in television and film post- production since 1984. He started a an Apprentice Film Editor on the CBS/FOX lot where he worked on drama series including Hill Street Blues and Saint Elsewhere, Sitcoms including Newhart, and feature films including Better off Dead starring John Cusack. In 1985 he went to work on Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories.

For the next few years he worked as a freelance Assistant Editor and contributed as a non-credited Co-Editor on critically acclaimed TV movies including Unconquered starring Peter Coyote and Dermot Mulroney, Goodnight Sweet Wife: a Murder in Boston starring Ken Olin, and Emmy winner Miracle Landing, starring Wayne Rogers.

His first Editing credit was in 1988 on a CBS drama series called Blue Skies and since then he has enjoyed a diverse career editing everything from long-form network TV to award-winning documentaries, commercials, and music videos.

His long-form credits include the mini-series Atomic Train starring Rob Lowe, a series of three Gunsmoke television movies starring James Arness, Dying to Belong starring Hilary Swank, and Sleeping with the Devil starring Shannon Doherty. His documentary credits include Rescue 911, Behind the Music, World of Wonder, Movie Magic and The Last Mission. His TV series credits include the pilot episode of Touched by an Angel, The Lazarus Man, Wolf, D.C., and The Lot. Currently, he is working on his third season of the Emmy-winning Fox series 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland.

Scott Powell is a current member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild, American Cinema Editors, and the Academy for Television Arts and Sciences. He is also the owner of North Pond Images: a post-production facility in Los Angeles. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Laurie.




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