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Scott Richter

moderator; President, Richter Scale Media
Scott M. Richter is a multiple award winning WGA writer, producer, director,attorney and founder of Richter Scale Media, his Los Angeles based production company. In addition to having written for TV, film and digital media, Scott has practiced law in both Florida and California. Scott is a past Austin Film Festival best drama teleplay winner for his Grey’s Anatomy script, “Reality Bites.” Most recently, Richter Scale Media won two prestigious International “Cindy” Awards, as well multiple other festival wins for WHOA! – a TV comedy pilot starring Steamy Winner Mark Gantt, Emmy winner Leslie Jordan, Golden Globe winner/Academy Award Nominee Linda Blair and Grammy winner Dawnn Lewis. Currently, Richter Scale Media is exploring multiple platforms for WHOA! which is currently slated for production in the summer of 2018.He is also writing and developing numerous other television and film projects inmultiple genres, including The Lincoln Trials, a TV series based on Abraham Lincoln’s incredible pre-Presidential life and law practice, Erased, a Witness Protection Program (WITSEC) procedural crime drama and Will of Fortune, a family feature about an 11-year old boy who inherits a winning $152 million lottery ticket. Scott is also currently collaborating on the autobiography of Grammy-winning South African singer/songwriter Jonathan Butler, who was born and raised in a CapeTown shanty house, but became a South African pop star at age seven and has achieved international acclaim since. Scott’s other writing credits include three years on the Emmy Award winning Christopher Lowell Show, celebrity autobiographical endeavors with Fess Parker (Wal tDisney’s Davy Crockett and TV’s Daniel Boone) and Rocky Mariano, a Filipino American who worked for Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson.Scott is represented by Adréana Robbins of Cachet Literary Management and Attorney Jeffrey S. Weiss and also regularly moderates entertainment industry panels for numerous organizations, including ScriptFest, Hollywood Networking Breakfast,Sherwood Oaks Experimental College and the University of Miami Alumni Association, among others. Scott’s panel guests have included HBO Films President Len Amato, Academy Award Winning Producer, Cassian Elwes (Dallas Buyer’s Club, Blue Valentine), Emmy Winning Director, David Nutter (Band of Brothers, Game of Thrones), Emmy Winning Producer, Michael M. Robin (Nip Tuck, The Closer, Dallas), E! host Jason Kennedy and Producer Michel Shane (Catch Me If You Can, I Robot). Additionally, Scott was a longtime board member of First Stage, a renowned nonprofit theater group in Hollywood, which has staged some of his plays and attracts such prominent actors as Ed Asner, Estelle Harris and Ed O’Neill. Scott has also served as a past President of the University of Miami’s Los Angeles Alumni Club and has actively participated in the Jewish Federation’s “Big Brother Program,” through which he has been a big brother and mentor.