Scott Faris is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker and co-founder of Universe Creative, a documentary production company. Scott’s roots lie in storytelling, education, and advertising. He grew up in West Virginia and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. After teaching 5th grade on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, he joined Teach For America’s award-winning marketing team as a video producer. He has continued to explore the intersection of social impact and video storytelling through his work at Universe Creative, where he and co-founder Meg Griffiths craft short docs that have been honored with Webbys, Vimeo Staff Picks, Short of the Week features, and film festival screenings.