Oz Scott

Osborne Scott (born September 16, 1949) is an American film director,television director, television producer and theatre director. He is most known for Mr. Boogedy, the award-winning short film.

Born in Hampton, Virginia, Scott attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and earned a MFA before he began his career in Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage. While at the Arena Stage, he managed the improvisational touring company The Living Stage. He then moved on to directing on and off Broadway plays including For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf, which earned him a Drama Desk Award in 1977, in 1982 he also directed a television version. In 1981, he directed his first feature film, Bustin’ Loose. During the 1980s and 1990s, Scott directed several television series and television movies including Gimme a Break!, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Crash Course, New Attitude, Civil Wars, American Gothic, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Providence.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Director for colored girls who have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf 1975-76 Season
Director Mahalia 1977-78 Season
Director Take a Giant Step (A Black Retrospective 4) 1978-79 Season
Director Trinity 1987-88 Season
Director The Matador of 1st and 1st 1994-95 Season
Stage Manager Taking of Miss Janie 1974-75 Season