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Born in Colorado and raised on the East Coast, Scott's family moved to England when he was ten years of age. He resided in London until age 17, attending the American School in London. Film school at N.Y.U. followed, where he earned a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Film Production in 1983. Scott demonstrated a passion that continues to this day, which is for filmmaking. Upon arriving in L.A., he embarked upon an editing career, first in the sound department of the Amblin' feature, Young Sherlock Holmes, and later as First Assistant Editor on numerous feature films and MOWs. Scott joined the Editor's Guild in 1985 and is active in union affairs. Since then he has earned over a dozen credits as assistant editor and worked with many top editors in the field. He became an editor in his own right after re-cutting a pilot for 20th Century Fox Television, an MOW for Paramount, and was 2nd Editor on a theatrical movie for Showtime. In 1990, Arundale completed his Master's of Fine Arts at U.S.C. in the Peter Stark Motion Picture Producer's Program. This elite program admits only 25 students a year. Its main focus is to train producers of filmed entertainment in the Hollywood mainstream. A 35mm short film that he produced while at U.S.C. entitled Matchbook was regional finalist in the Student Academy Awards. Next, he entered the studio system where he worked for famed movie mogul, Larry Gordon at Largo Entertainment and was Story Editor there until 1992. He went on to form his own production company in 1993, Mercer Film Group Inc., which has edited and supervised numerous feature films, music videos, documentaries and commercials. Mercer Film Group Inc. also offers closed captioning and Avid System rentals to the film and television industry. Arundale has produced three feature films. The first, Ambush Of Ghosts starring Anne Heche, Genevieve Bujold and Stephen Dorff, won an award at the Sundance Film Festival for Best Cinematography in 1993. The second was one of the first feature films to be shot on DV before transferring to 35mm and is entitled The Gold Cup, written and directed by Lucas Reiner. The latest film is Lucky Bastard which played at Outfest 2009 and is written and directed by Everett Lewis. A documentary he edited, Catholic School screened at Sundance in 1998 and won an award at the San Francisco Film Festival and aired on A & E. Scott received a gold record after producing and editing a music video for Baz Luhrmann, Everybody's Free To (Wear Sunscreen), directed by Bill Barminski, which aired on all U.S. major networks, including MTV and VH1 as well as in the U.K., Australia and Japan. He was Executive Producer of the CD-ROM: The Encyclopedia Of Clamps which won Best Foreign Title at the Tokyo Multi-Media Grand Prix in 1997. More recently, Scott edited a feature film entitled No Pain, No Gain, as well as a The Unbroken Circle, a short film about the Palestinian - Israeli conflict. Set in the West Bank and shot in three languages, the film continues to play in festivals around the world. In 2004 he became an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro. Mr. Arundale is a Professor at the Dodge School of Film and Media Arts located at Chapman University in Orange, California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Scott Arundale

Spouse (1)

Jennifer Peckham-Arundale (15 September 2000 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (1)

Earned an M.F.A. from USC School of Cinema-Television's Peter Stark Program (1990)

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