Hey, I'm Sherri!

Atlanta, Georgia

Writer​ ​and​ ​producer​ ​Sherri​ ​Daye​ ​Scott​ ​has​ ​done​ ​a​ ​bit​ ​of​ ​it​ ​all​ ​when​ ​it​ ​comes​ ​to​ ​content:​ ​produced award-winning​ ​shorts,​ ​including​ ​Brooklyn​ ​Reel​ ​Sisters​ ​Festival​ ​fan-favorite,​ ​"Wanna-Be";​ ​conceived, produced​ ​and​ ​directed​ ​mini-docs​ ​on​ ​urban​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​tech;​ ​co-founded​ ​Durham,​ ​NC's​ ​Colored Pictures​ ​short-film​ ​festival;​ ​penned​ ​personal​ ​essays​ ​for​ ​the​ W​​ashington​ ​Post​ and​ ​cover​ ​stories​ ​for​ D​​ ​​ magazine;​ ​created​ ​AB+L​ ​Radio’s​ ​popular​ ​dating​ ​podcast​ ​"You​ ​Can't​ ​F&ck Me!";​ ​a​cted​ ​as​ ​an​ ​on-camera​ ​analyst​ ​for​ C​​ NN,​ ​USA​ ​Today,​ ​CNBC​​ ​and​ N​​PR​;​ ​and​ ​launched​ ​WALTER,​ ​a pop-up​ ​ad​ ​agency,​ ​at​ ​SXSWi.

 

Her​ ​production​ ​CV​ ​includes​ ​work​ ​on​ ​feature​ ​projects​ ​such​ ​as​ ​"Black​ ​Knight"​ ​and​ ​"The​ ​Yaya Sisterhood"​ ​and​ ​a​ ​stint​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Full-Frame​ ​Documentary​ ​Film​ ​Festival​ ​judge​ ​and​ ​screenings​ ​at​ ​the Hollywood​ ​Black​ ​Film​ ​Festival,​ ​the​ ​Los​ ​Angeles​ ​Pan​ ​African​ ​Film​ ​Festival,​ ​the​ ​Santa​ ​Barbara Heritage​ ​Film​ ​Series,​ ​Dallas’s​ ​Black​ ​Cinematheque​ ​Women’s​ ​Festival​ ​and​ ​Atlanta’s​ ​Urban Mediamakers​ ​Film​ ​Festival.

 

Scott​ ​is​ ​a​ ​founding​ ​board​ ​member​ ​of​ ​Serenity's​ ​Steps,​ ​a​ ​non-profit​ ​dedicated​ ​to​ ​cultivating authentic​ ​relationships​ ​and​ ​providing​ ​support​ ​to​ ​persons​ ​in​ ​the​ ​commercial​ ​sex​ ​industry.​ ​She​ ​and her​ ​son​ ​are​ ​proud​ ​Southwest​ ​ATL​ ​residents​ ​and​ ​Southern​ ​Methodist​ ​Mustang​ ​fans​ ​(when​ ​the Ponies​ ​are​ ​winning).

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Another Period in Time

Atlanta Series
Comedy, Drama

A free black woman from 1863 wakes up in 2018 ATL & meets an entitled millennial. Can she get home or learn to love avocado toast & selfies?

106%

This project got the green light!

Tom Cruise Is A Virgin: A Comedy Music Video

New York Music Video
Comedy, Music

Someone's gotta sleep with Tom Cruise.

88%

This project got the green light!

Proud

San Jose Short
Drama, Shorts Program

An Asian American learns to become proud of her Korean heritage while trying to discover her identity as an American.

128%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Inbetween Girl

Galveston Feature
Comedy, Teen

Angie's life becomes even more complicated when she begins an affair with a popular jock at her new private school.

115%

This project got the green light!

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches Feature
Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.

103%

This project got the green light!

Disfluency

Commerce Charter Township Feature
Drama, Comedy

Jane spends the summer after college at her family's lake house where she continues to cope with PTSD after date rape.

124%

This project got the green light!

Anatomy of Wings

Baltimore Feature
Documentary, Global Celebration

A young mentor from East Baltimore seeks to understand how ten teenage girls are feeling courage toward their circumstances.

111%

This project got the green light!

Good Men

New Brunswick Feature
Drama, Thriller

A college freshman questions his commitment to the fraternity he’s pledging when he discovers that a brother raped his best friend.

92%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

BABYDOLL

Austin Feature
Comedy, Drama

A failed musician and a stubborn teenager make a pact to drive across Texas to retrieve his stolen guitar and meet her long lost father.

104%

This project got the green light!

Ellipsis

New Orleans Short
Comedy, Drama

Each consumed with indecision, two women help each other find some sort of clarity in a brief chance meeting.

113%

This project got the green light!

Big Girl

New York Series
Comedy

A plus-size woman in NYC navigates our size-obsessed culture with cynical humor and unapologetic self-love.

81%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

I Hear You

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

In a world of “no sound” how will 5 college students; 3 Deaf and 2 Hearing learn to HEAR one another?

107%

This project got the green light!

STiGMA

Atlanta Series
Drama

As Senator Ingram stares down an easy reelection, things become unstable when he is diagnosed with a mental illness.

113%

This project got the green light!

Outlandish

Atlanta Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Mockumentary-style series about finding yourself through your friends, relationships or Outlandish moments in life we all experience.

100%

This project got the green light!

Black Girl Training

Milwaukee Series
Comedy, Shorts Program

When a black transracial adoptee is meeting her biological family, there's only one way to prepare her; a black girl training.

106%

This project got the green light!

Pink

Los Angeles Series
Drama

As narcotics hit Washington DC hard in 1987, four young girls are forced to provide and protect as their parents lose to the drug game.

125%

This project got the green light!

I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.

91%

This project got the green light!

The Royal Court

Atlanta Series
Drama, Family

A sensitive African-American girl struggles with remaining on the royal court at her college after an undeserving senior is crowned queen.

105%

This project got the green light!

Sex Is a God Thing

Chicago Series
Drama, LGBTQ

After their father's death, two queer women of color connect as long lost sisters, and together struggle with their identity & spirituality.

100%

This project got the green light!

Season of the Witches

Luquillo Feature
Crime, Thriller

Three Americans "doing good" in post-hurricane Puerto Rico must decide what to do after killing a local playboy in a botched revenge scheme.

82%

This project got the green light!

Rent Controlled

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

The three Torres siblings are priced out of their hometown until an opportunity to achieve the unthinkable - rent control - presents itself.

103%

This project got the green light!

Comedic Timing

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

An improv teacher helps her all-women class sort out their personal lives as hers careens out of control.

106%

This project got the green light!

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