Scott Winant

Bio:

Two time Emmy Award winning Director/Producer, Scott Winant began his career in partnership with Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz on the critically acclaimed series "thirtysomething." He produced all five seasons and was responsible for establishing the show's unique cinematic style of story telling. In the second season Scott received his first Emmy nomination for directing. In the third season he won the Emmy for directing. Over his career Scott has been nominated seven times, most recently for directing on his award winning Showtime series "Huff."

After "thirtysomething," Scott partnered with Winnie Holzman to create and produce the ground breaking series "My So-Called Life." This series introduced Claire Danes and went on, after its run on ABC, to become a cult sensation on MTV.

Subsequently, Scott has directed and produced a number of successful pilots and series including: "Earth 2" (Steven Spielberg, NBC), "Significant Others" (Jennifer Garner, FOX), "Cupid" (Jeremy Piven, ABC), "Get Real" (Anne Hathaway, FOX), "Georgetown" (Helen Mirren, CBS), "Hidden Palms" (Kevin Williamson, CW), "Women's Murder Club" (Angie Harmon, ABC).

Recently, he has turned his attention to premium cable, where he Created, Produced and Directed the HBO series "Carnival", as well as "Dead Like Me" and "Huff" for Showtime.

Scott is the Executive Producer/Director for the hit Showtime series "Californication." And, he has directed the first episode of the Alan Ball series for HBO, "True Blood."

Scott's feature film credits include: directing "'Til There Was You" starring Jeanne Tripplehorn and Sarah Jessica Parker for Paramount and producing the independent horror film "The Initiation."

Awards: 2 Emmy Awards, 7 nominations, 2 DGA nominations, 2 TCA Awards, 1 Golden Globe, New York City film festival award - best director, Peabody Award Vision Award - Producer of the Year, Voice Award, Peoples Choice Award
Filmography

Producer ( 14 credits )

Save Me (2013) executive producer (7 episodes, 2013)
Californication (2007) executive producer (11 episodes, 2007)
Hidden Palms (2007) executive producer (8 episodes, 2007)
Huff (2004) executive producer (26 episodes, 2004-2006)
Dead Like Me (2003) consulting producer (1 episode, 2003)
Carnivàle (2003) executive producer (1 episode, 2003)
Get Real (1999) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Anna Says (1999) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Cupid (1998) executive producer (15 episodes, 1998-1999)
My So-Called Life (1994) co-executive producer (18 episodes, 1994-1995)
thirtysomething (1987) supervising producer / producer (85 episodes, 1987-199
The Insiders (1985) co-producer (8 episodes, 1985-1986)
The Initiation (1984) producer
The Powers of Matthew Star (1982) associate producer (unknown episodes)

Director ( 36 credits )

Preacher (2016) (1 episode, 2016)
Outcast (2016) (1 episode, 2016)
Agent Carter (2015) (1 episode, 2015)
The Brink (2015) (1 episode, 2015)
Grace and Frankie (2015) (1 episode, 2015)
Better Call Saul (2015) (1 episode, 2016)
Rake (2014) (1 episode, 2014)
The Affair (2014) (1 episode, 2015)
Fargo (2014) (2 episodes, 2014)
Resurrection (2014) (1 episode, 2014)
Save Me (2013) (3 episodes, 2013)
Awake (2012) (1 episode, 2012)
The Playboy Club (2011) (1 episode, 2011)
Wild Card (2011) (1 episode, 2014)
Lone Star (2010) (1 episode)
Trust Me (2009) (1 episode, 2009)
Men of a Certain Age (2009) (2 episodes, 2009)
True Blood (2008) (13 episodes, 2008-2014)
Breaking Bad (2008) (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Californication (2007) (4 episodes, 2007)
Hidden Palms (2007) (2 episodes, 2007)
Women's Murder Club (2007) (unknown episodes)
Huff (2004) (7 episodes, 2004-2006)
Carnivàle (2003) (2 episodes, 2003-2005)
Dead Like Me (2003) (1 episode, 2003)
The Shield (2002) (1 episode, 2003)
First Years (2001) (unknown episodes)
The West Wing (1999) (1 episode, 2001)
Once and Again (1999) (1 episode, 1999)
Get Real (1999) (1 episode, 1999)
Significant Others (1998) (2 episodes, 1998)
Cupid (1998) (2 episodes, 1998)
'Til There Was You (1997)
Earth 2 (1994) (1 episode, 1994)
My So-Called Life (1994) (3 episodes, 1994)
thirtysomething (1987) (9 episodes, 1988-1991)