Steven Scaffidi
Writer/Producer/Director
MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Louisiana Film & Video Magazine - "Man on a Mission" 
(See Cover)      (Read Article)

Breakthru Magazine - "If It Moves Shoot It!"  (Read)

Living Magazine - "Award-Winning Filmmaker Eager to Boost
New Orleans Economy"  (Read)

FILM / TELEVISION / STAGE

Director/Producer, Rock Bottom and Back (television series in development), BIC Media Solutions, Mission Media Productions, Ghost Rider Pictures
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Writer/Producer/Director, Hard Times Don't Hit Me No More (documentary), Ghost Rider Pictures & Mission Media Productions
Video & More

Executive Producer/Director, Desperate Reality (radio broadcast / television series in development)
Video & Audio Clips

Creator and Executive Producer, Hit Me America (live event / television series in production)
Website and You Tube Channel

Producer/Director, Unitas: He Changed the Game Forever (short), Ghost Rider Pictures
VIDEO

Executive Producer, The Vigorsol Mystery (Italian film) Perfetti Van Melle Italia
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, The Sojourners (documentary feature film) 
VIDEO

Creator/Executive Producer, The Taste Buds (television series)
VIDEO

Writer/Producer, Ain't Dat Super! (stageplay)
VIDEO

Creator/Executive Producer, Rockey (reality tv show) Rebel Entertainment 
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, Forgotten on the Bayou: Rockey’s Mission to the White House (documentary)
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, Execution (feature)
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, The People’s Story: The Devastation of Central America, (documentary)
VIDEO

Creator/Co-Executive Producer, First Date (syndicated series), New Line Television
VIDEO 

Executive Producer, Tim's Island (documentary)
VIDEO

Executive Producer, Morgus the Magnificent, Cox Communications (series)

Writer/Producer/Director, Date Hunt (pilot)
VIDEO

Director/DP, Kid’s Quest/Sail Away (pilot), Discovery Network
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, Rock the Schoolhouse (pilot)
VIDEO

Producer/Director, Timmy’s Travels (series), Distributed by Atlas Enterprises Los Angeles
VIDEO

Director of Photography, Mardi Gras (special), The Travel Channel

Writer/Producer/Co-Director, Transfer (feature)

Producer/Director/DP, Thirteen Women and a Crown (documentary)

Writer/Producer/Director, Scissors (pilot)
VIDEO

Co-Executive Producer, Crash (pilot)
VIDEO

Co-Creator, Executive Producer, Extreme Volleyball (sports)
VIDEO

Executive Producer, Got Skillz (pilot)
VIDEO

Director of Photography, Charlie Rose, (television series), PBS

Producer/Director/DP, Is Anyone Listening (documentary), Toughlove Int./PBS
VIDEO

Director, The Promise (documentary), Volunteers of America/PBS
VIDEO

Camera Operator, Hard Target (feature), Universal Pictures, Director John Woo

Camera Operator, Sting Live (special), MTV

Director/DP/Editor, The Sheiks (music video), Polygram Records - MTV


SCREENPLAYS and SCRIPTS

Writer, My Summer with Elvis (screenplay)

Writer, Unitas We Stand (screenplay)

Story and Writer, Scoops (screenplay)

Story and Writer, Midwayers (screenplay)

Story and Writer, Ain't Dat Super (screenplay and stageplay)

Story and Writer, Two Shades of Gray (screenplay)

Story and Writer, The Drum Majors (screenplay)

Story and Writer, I Shall Not Die (screenplay)

Story and Writer, Angry Ambition (screenplay)

Story and Writer, True Cross (screenplay)

Story and Writer, Jimbo (screenplay)

Story and Writer, The Pitch (screenplay in development)

Story and Writer, Execution (screenplay)

Story and Writer, The Institute (television script)

Story and Writer, Scissors (television script)


COMMERCIAL / CORPORATE

Director/DP, Haunted History Tours, Ghost Rider Pictures
VIDEO

Director, U.S. Marine Corps, J. Walter Thompson
VIDEO

Producer/Director/DP, Fat Tuesday, Jazz City Advertising
VIDEO

Writer/Director, Plantation General Hospital, Plantation Marketing
VIDEO

Writer/Director, Westside Regional Medical Center, West Side Advertising and Marketing
VIDEO

Writer/Director, Crystal Hot Sauce, Berger and Reed Advertising
VIDEO

Director, Pioneer, Pioneer Entertainment

Writer/Director, The Palace Theatre, Solomon Advertising and Marketing
VIDEO

Director/DP, Wembly, Wemco Advertising and Marketing

Director/DP, Pan American Life, Pan American Marketing
VIDEO

Writer/Director/DP, State of Louisiana, Louisiana Tourism
VIDEO

Writer/Producer/Director, Chattanooga Group, Majestic Creative

Director/DP, Syndicated National Banking Campaign, Golnick Advertising - Disney Studios
VIDEO

Director/DP, Orthodontic Centers of America, OCA Outsource

Director/DP, The Times Picayune, Peter Mayer Advertising

Writer/Producer/Director/DP, Hibernia National Bank, Hibernia Advertising and Marketing
VIDEO

Director/DP, Whitney National Bank, Peter Mayer Advertising

Writer/Producer/Director, Amtrak, ESenic Advertising
VIDEO

Writer/Director/DP, Columbia County Bank, Hobbs, Cabeza and Law Advertising

Writer/Director, Lakeside Shopping Center, Solomon Advertising and Marketing
VIDEO

Director/DP, WRNO Radio, Broadcast Marketing Group
VIDEO

Writer/Director/DP, Parish National Bank, The Marketing Group

Director/DP, General Motors, General Motors Dealers Association

Director/DP, The Blood Center, Barclay Advertising
VIDEO

Director/DP, Wireless, Long Communications
VIDEO


BOOKS

Writer, If Only (in development)

Writer, Ain't Dat Super (published) www.aintdatsuper.com


AWARDS

FILM FESTIVALS
Winner Telluride Independent Film Festival, Winner Houston International Film Festival, Finalist New York Film Festival, Winner Newport Beach Film Festival – Humanitarian Vision Award, Winner Moondance International Film Festival, Winner Ozone Film Festival, Winner First Glance Philadelphia Film Festival, Finalist Palm Beach Film Festival, Finalist Australian International Film Festival, Finalist Rome International Film Festival, Finalist Big Muddy Film Festival

ADVERTISING 
National and Regional Addy Winner, National Alpha Winner, National Telly Winner, National Mark of Excellence Winner

HONORS
Academy Awards Finalist for “The People’s Story: The Devastation of Central America”, 
Humanitarian Vision Award Winner for “Forgotten on the Bayou”, City of New Orleans Official Proclamation, Young Leadership Council Service Recognition, Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

FACTS
“Ain’t Dat Super” opened at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre in front of an audience of nearly 5,000 on Labor Day Weekend 2010. The play was the largest opening for a locally produced production in New Orleans history.  

“Execution” is the first dramatic film to feature a real condemned man, a real warden, and a real priest. 

“Forgotten on the Bayou” won the Humanitarian Vision award at the Newport Beach Film Festival and was screened by the San Diego Cinema Society in front of more than 800 people.  The film premiered on national television as the anchor program on the Weather Channel in primetime across America on Hurricane Katrina’s 5th anniversary. 

“The People’s Story” screened in Central America by special invitation of Honduran President Carlos Flores and was a finalist for the 2000 Academy Awards.

“First Date was sold to New Line Television and cleared over 85% of the United States in syndication. 

“Timmy’s Travels” was represented by children’s television icon Barbara Atlas, creator of the hit television series “The New Zoo Review”.  The series was sponsored by Southwest Airlines and distributed worldwide on DVD.

Films and Television Programs produced by Ghost Rider Pictures have been represented by several top Los Angeles Agencies and Producer Representatives including, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Rebel Entertainment, Tulchin Entertainment, Lantern Lane Entertainment, and Ablaze Entertainment. 



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