Mary Scott is the owner of Make*Believe TV and is currently an award-winning director and producer of documentary, music, and commercial videos.
OSCAR and EMMY Awards
She has been a Blue-Ribbon Panel Judge for both the Oscar and the Emmy.
Her documentary Chief Wilma P. Mankiller: Woman of Power aired on PBS / WNET-13 in New York City and was nominated for an Emmy Award.
She writes and produces commercials, music video, and computer animations. Under her direction, Make*Believe TV (formerly Otitis Media Productions) has completed instructional videos for such Long Island companies as Tiffen Manufacturing, Seaman's Furniture & Heart to Home Health Services, and promotional videos for the Village of Port Jefferson, Harbor Child Care, and the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research. Commercial clients include Riverhead Toyota, Energy West, the Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women, A Touch of Class Plantscaping, and ICON Science Fiction, Inc. She produced 26 episodes of Infinite Possibilities, a TV magazine of science, science fiction & fantasy. She has also produced many PSA's and experimental video art, winning awards in the process. She edits and creates graphics for industrial and broadcast video pieces. She has a masters degree in Health Services Administration, served as a member of the Port Jefferson Board of Education, and is currently a producer with "Hills On Stage" for her local school district.
She has written articles, a book on childbirth and parenting, and served as the New York Co-ordinator for the International Childbirth Education Association.
She is an active member in several Women's Business organizations including the Long Island CENTER, NAWBO, and the Suffolk Women's Business Enterprise Coalition (SCWBEC) where she is a Board member of their Research & Education Fund. She has served as a Producer for the Hills on Stage program in the Half Hollow Hills School District for over ten years. She has also lectured at schools, universities and film festivals on women's health and political issues and filmmaking. She is currently the videographer for ACIT, and is an active member of Adrian's Network.
Maureen Traxler of Networking Magazine recently interviewed Mary on the subject of networking. Something Mary is an expert in.