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Agent: Edward Hughes

Gavin Scott is a novelist, broadcaster, writer and director who spent ten years making films for British Television, creating over two hundred documentaries and short films for the BBC and commercial TV before becoming a screenwriter on projects across the world.

Gavin works in both television and film, writing features such as Dreamworks’ Small Soldiers and Working Title’s The Borrowers, and television shows such as the Emmy-winning mini-series Mists of Avalon and George Lucas and Paramount’s Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.

Gavin currently has numerous projects in development across the world in both TV and features, and his film Absolutely Anything co-written with director Terry Jones is in post production.

 

Produced Feature Films:

ABSOLUTELY ANYTHING – Phoenix Pictures/Bill & Ben Productions

Sci-fi comedy co-written with Terry Jones.
Starring: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Eddie Izzard and Joanna Lumley.
Voice cast: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Michael Palin and Robin Williams.
Director: Terry Jones.

MARIAH MUNDI & THE MIDAS BOX – Entertainment Motion Pictures/Arcadia Motion Pictures

Family adventure starring Michael Sheen, Lena Headey and Sam Neill.
Director: Jonathan Newman.
(Uncredited)

GOOD SHARMA – Good Sharma Productions

Starring: Joan Allen and Billy Connolly.
Director: Suri Krishnamma.

THE BATTLE OF TREASURE ISLAND – Daybreak Pacific Films

Family movie.
Director: Gavin Scott.

SMALL SOLDIERS – Dreamworks SKG

A boy’s small toy soldiers come to life.
Director: Joe Dante.

THE BORROWERS – Working Title Films

A feature film based on the book by Mary Norton.
Starring: John Goodman.
Director: Peter Hewitt.

Feature Films In Development:

DUNKIRK – Working Title Films

Period drama.
Director: Oliver Parker.

PERFECT WEDDING – Camanol Film Productions Limited

Romantic comedy.
Director: Kirsten Cavendish.

SHADOWS OF THE WIND – Ufa Gmbh

CORAM’S CHILDREN – The UK Film & Television Production Plc.

Period drama feature.

SOCK MONKEY – Baker/Coogan

Period Christmas movie.

Produced Television:

WAR AND PEACE – Lux Vide Productions (Italy)

Four 100 minute episodes.
Director: Robert Dornhelm.

LEGENDS OF EARTHSEA – Sci Fi Channel

Based on the novels by Ursula Le Guin.
Starring: Isabella Rosselini and Danny Glover.

THE MISTS OF AVALON – Turner Network Television

Emmy Award winner. 
Adaptation of Marion Zimmer Bradley’s bestselling Arthurian books.

THE NUTCRACKER – Robert Halmi/TNT

Three hour special based on T. A. Hoffman’s original story.

THE SECRET ADVENTURES OF JULES VERNE – Crest/Talisman Productions

22 part series.
(Creator/Executive Producer)

THE BUNKER – Alliance Productions/NBC

Movie of the week.

THE RETURN TO ST TRINIANS – Granada Television/Nelvana

Pilot for TV series based on the 50’s movies.

BAD MOON RISING – NBC

Movie of the week about an alien invasion.

BLAZING DRAGONS – Nelvana Productions

Animated TV series telling the Arthurian legends from the dragons’ point of view.
(Co-Writer with Terry Jones, Co-Executive Producer)

SPACE PRECINCT – X1 Mentorn Films/Gerry Anderson Productions

Episode for the series.

THATCHER WORLD – Spitting Image/BBC

Satirical review of the Thatcher years.

SPACE RANGERS – Trilogy Entertainment Group

Episode for the marines in space series.

SPACE POLICE – Mentorn Films/Gerry Anderson/BBC

Pilot for a live-action Gerry Anderson series.

WHAT IF

Producer: Michael Dinner.
Pilot for a TV series on alternative Americas.

BIGG NEW WORLD – Spitting Image

Pilot and bible for the comedy puppet series.

YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES II – Paramount TV/LucasFilm. 

Producers: Rick McCullum and George Lucas.

DINOSAURS – Spitting Image

Pilot for a series about dinosaurs.

YOUNG INDIANA JONES CHRONICLES I – Paramount TV/LucasFilm.

Producers: Rick McCullum and George Lucas.
TV series from the movies.

Television In Development:

ARTHUR CONAN-DOYLE: GHOST-HUNTER – Greenacre Films

Period supernatural adventure series.

DONA GRACIA – Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion

Period drama series.

TYRANT PUPPETS PROJECT – Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion/The Jim Henson Company

Co-written with Terry Jones.

GOOD OMENS – Narrativia/STV

Adaptation of the fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett.
(Co-written with Terry Jones)

Previously Developed Feature Films:

THE GREAT GHOST RESCUE – Tailor Made Films

Based on the novel by Eva Ibbotson.