Scott is a Director, Producer and Screenwriter. He was born in Wythenshawe, Manchester and grew up in nearby Cheshire. He studied performing arts from a young age and appeared in his first professional theatre production at 10 years of age. Scott lived in the USA for much of his twenties focusing his attention on TV, Film and Photography. Scott is known for his role as DC Will Cooper in BBC Scotland's River City, writing and producing the film Advance to Contact and founding the film company New Light Films who have just completed horror feature film Mother and about are about to start development on thriller feature Catalyst.