Scott Boswell

Scott Boswell
Assistant Professor
(415) 338-6548
Building: Fine Arts
Room Number: FA 549, Wed. 1-3pm by apt:
Office Hours: 
Wednesday: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm


Scott Boswell is a filmmaker and film instructor who has completed numerous shorts and the award-winning feature film, The Stranger in Us (2010).  His films are in distribution internationally.  Previously Scott ran The Factory, an Oakland-based, multi-award winning short film production collective for urban teenagers.  Currently he acts as the Production Coordinator in the Cinema Department where he teaches classes in film production, directing, and screenwriting.  At present, he is working on two film projects – a short called “The Day I Grew Up” (extracted from his feature script All American Boy) and a documentary about homeless youth in San Francisco.  In his spare time, Scott runs a feature screenwriting group and directs plays with local theatre companies in San Francisco.


  • M.F.A., Cinema, San Francisco State University
  • B.A., Communication Arts: Film and Television, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Selected Publications & Filmography:


  1. The Stranger in Us (executive producer, director, writer), 2010
  2. Not Gay (video short) (producer, director, writer, editor), 2008
  3. A Conversation Between Two Miserable People in Dr. Tourin's Waiting Room(short) (executive producer), 2006
  4. A New Leaf (short) (executive producer), 2006
  5. Slip of the Tongue (short) (executive producer), 2005
  6. Katydid (short) (producer, director, writer, editor), 2004
  7. One Fine Morning (short) (producer, director, writer, editor), 2003