A native Houstonian, Scott Jones earned a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Televison-Film from the University of Texas at Austin in 1983. Today, after stints as a music video producer, a freelance director of photography and a commercial director and editor, he is a committed and versatile documentary filmmaker. His short documentary, This is Sam, won Best Documentary in the 2008 Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival and the Audience Choice Award at the Houston Halloween Film Festival. In 2011 he wrote, directed, photographed and edited a series of historical documentaries for the Biloxi, Mississippi Welcome Center that receives thousands of visitors each year. In 2013 he photographed portions of Climate Corps, an episode of Showtime's Emmy-winning climate change documentary series, Years of Living Dangerously.
Concurrently with the post-production on Supernature: Esalen and the Human Potential, Scott is working as a contract filmmaker with Houston Methodist, a leading academic medical center based in the Texas Medical Center.
Scott excels at finding the emotional core of any given story and infusing his films with a poetic spirit, creating authentic, memorable and meaningful experiences for audiences.