Scott Cummings

Scott Cummings is a Buffalo-born, New York-based filmmaker. In 2014, he was named one of Filmmaker magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He received his MFA in Film Directing at the California Institute of the Arts and currently makes a living as a commercial editor. His work has screened at MOMA, BAMcinemaFest, Visions du Reel, CPH:DOX, Chicago Underground Film Fest, the Centre Georges Pompidou and more. His film Buffalo Juggalos was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for Live Action Short at the 2014 AFI Fest.

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Talks

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Ulrich Seidl’s In the Basement

By Scott Cummings | November 4, 2015

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Ulrich Seidl’s In the Basement

The director of the most rigorous, uncompromising and disturbing films you have never seen goes underground for his latest work.

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Whitney Horn and Lev Kalman’s L for Leisure

By Scott Cummings | May 18, 2015

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Whitney Horn and Lev Kalman’s L for Leisure

A group of graduate students getting high on distressed jeans is just one of the surprising, giddy pleasures this excitingly original movie offers.

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Aleksei German’s Hard to Be a God

By Scott Cummings | February 5, 2015

Scott Cummings (Buffalo Juggalos) Talks Aleksei German’s Hard to Be a God

Almost three hours in length and close to 15 years in the making, a Russian medieval sci-fi epic finally hits the big screen.