Scott Schirmer Bio

Scott Schirmer studied film theory, video production and screen writing at Indiana University, where he received a scholarship for his achievements in video art and a university grant to produce short films. Scott’s first feature was the coming-of-age horror film ‘Found,’ winner of 15 best picture awards at over 40 film festivals around the world, including Elvira’s Horror Hunt, The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival in Phoenix, The New York City Horror Film Festival, A Night of Horror International Film Festival in Sydney, and the Terror Molins Festival in Molins de Rei. Scott’s second directorial effort, ‘Harvest Lake,’ is now playing at film festivals and special screenings. Scott lives in Bloomington, Indiana, where he has served on the steering committee for the Diabolique International Film Festival and once managed the city’s historic Von Lee Theater.