Scott Button

Scott (he/his) is a creator working in film, television and theatre. His TV pilot script NIGHT PASSING is a semi-finalist in the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship (2020) and the Diverse Voices Competition (2020), it is also a “Second-Rounder” in the prestigious Austin Film Festival. Recently, his quarantine-themed film/theatre hybrid DESIREE AMA was commissioned by Upintheair Theatre. Scott is the lead writer at the Research-Based Theatre Collaborative at the University of British Columbia. With the Collaborative, he is currently writing and producing ROCK THE BOAT, a series of films that explore fraught student and faculty relationships. His plays VIVA (Theatre BC Playwriting Award-Best One Act), THE HUNGER ROOM & DESIRE(E) have received local production, and DESIRE(E) has been published in an anthology of new work. He is an inaugural member of the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Emerging Playwrights Unit. Scott’s writing often features multi-faceted LGBTQIA2S+ lead characters. Upcoming: Night Passing podcast (Arts Club Theatre), and a play for youth with Green Thumb Theatre. These days, he is grateful to be spending the pandemic with his wonderful husband, Chris.

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