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Scott Richter

Moderator
Scott M. Richter is an award winning WGA writer, producer, director, attorney and President of Richter Scale Media, his Los Angeles based production company. A double graduate cum laude of the University of Miami and a member of Law Review, Scott has practiced law in both Florida and California and has also written extensively for print and television media.Scott won the Austin Film Festival’s drama teleplay competition for his Grey’s Anatomy script, “Reality Bites” and most recently won two prestigious International “Cindy” Awards, as well multiple other festival wins for WHOA! – his TV comedy pilot starring Steamy Winner Mark Gantt, Emmy winner Leslie Jordan, Golden Globe winner/Academy Award Nominee Linda Blair and Grammy Winner Dawnn Lewis.Currently, Scott is in pre-production on Season One of WHOA! and is also writing and developing numerous other TV and film projects, including a drama pilot based on Abraham Lincoln’s life and law practice in 1850s Springfield, Illinois. Scott’s other writing credits include three years on the Emmy Award winning Christopher Lowell Show, where he wrote comedy cold opens and other material for the interior design guru. Scott has also acted as a consultant for various Christopher Lowell Enterprise media projects. Among Scott’s other credits are celebrity autobiographical endeavors with Fess Parker (Walt Disney’s Davy Crockett and TV’s Daniel Boone) and model and actress Amy Theismann (daughter of sports broadcaster and former NFL great Joe Theismann), among others. Scott is represented by Dan Levin of Epic Rights and Attorney Jeffrey S. Weiss and also regularly moderates entertainment industry panels for numerous organizations, including The Great American Pitchfest, Hollywood Networking Breakfast, Sherwood Oaks Experimental College and the University of Miami Alumni Association, among others. Scott’s panel guests have included HBO Films President Len Amato, Academy Award Winning Producer, Cassian Elwes (Dallas Buyer’s Club, Blue Valentine), Emmy Winning Director, David Nutter (Band of Brothers, Game of Thrones), Emmy Winning Producer, Michael M. Robin (Nip Tuck, The Closer, Dallas) and Producer Michel Shane (Catch Me If You Can, I Robot). Additionally, Scott has been a longtime board member of First Stage, a renowned nonprofit theater group in Hollywood, which has staged some of his plays and attracts such prominent actors as Ed Asner, Estelle Harris and Ed O’Neill. Scott has also served as a past President of the University of Miami’s Los Angeles Alumni Club and has actively participated in the Jewish Federation’s “Big Brother Program,” through which he has been a big brother and mentor.