Scott Boswell

Scott Boswell

Associate Professor
Fiction Filmmaking Coordinator Undergraduate Advising Coordinator
Phone: (415) 338-6548
Location: Fine Arts Building, Room 549
Office Hours:
Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Scott Boswell is a filmmaker and film instructor who has completed numerous shorts and two feature films – A Wake (2019) and The Stranger in Us (2010). His films are in distribution internationally and have won awards from multiple film festivals including Seattle International, Chicago Reeling, Mardi Gras, Big Apple, and Pikes Peak. At present, he is developing an episodic series for television.

Previously Scott ran The Factory, an Oakland-based filmmaking collective for urban teenagers. Films produced by The Factory have won numerous awards, including a regional Emmy, and screened at prestigious film festivals, including San Francisco International and The Hamptons. Currently, he serves as Associate Professor, Fiction Filmmaking Coordinator, and Undergraduate Advising Coordinator in the School of Cinema where he teaches classes in film production, directing, and screenwriting.


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


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