Scott Stewart is a writer, director, and producer of both film and television. He most recently directed and executive produced the pilot episode of the young-adult supernatural drama series "Siren" which premiered in March, 2018 on Freeform to critical and ratings success and was renewed for an extended second season.Previously, Stewart wrote and directed "Christmas" starring Seth Green as part of the horror-comedy anthology feature film "Holidays" for XYZ Films which premiered as an opening night selection at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. In 2014, Stewart directed the pilot episode and served as executive producer on "Dominion", a supernatural action television series for the Syfy Channel based on Stewart's own 2010 Sony/Screen Gems hit feature film "Legion".In 2013, Stewart wrote and directed the supernatural thriller "Dark Skies" starring Keri Russell and JK Simmons for producer Jason Blum ("Get Out", "Split", "Insidious.") Also in 2013, Stewart directed and executive produced the two-hour pilot of "Defiance", an innovative multi-platform sci-fi television series for Universal Cable Productions and the Syfy Channel. The show premiered to record ratings for the network and ran for three seasons.In 2011, Stewart directed the film adaptation of the Tokyopop comic book "Priest" for Sony/Screen Gems, starring Paul Bettany, Maggie Q, and Christopher Plummer for producers Mike DeLuca ("The Social Network", "Moneyball", "Fifty Shades of Grey") and Josh Donen ("Gone Girl", "House of Cards.") In 2010, Stewart co-wrote and directed the hit Sony/Screen Gems supernatural thriller "Legion" starring Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Kate Walsh, and Lucas Black. Stewart also co-wrote the comic book prequel "Legion: Prophets" for IDW Publishing.An accomplished visual effects artist and technologist, Stewart co-founded the well-regarded visual effects company, The Orphanage, which created visual effects for more than two dozen major films including such blockbusters as "Iron Man", "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest", "Blade Runner: the Final Cut", "Sin City", "The Day After Tomorrow", "The Host", and "Hellboy".Before co-founding The Orphanage, Stewart was a visual effects artist at George Lucas' Industrial Light + Magic where he created visual effects for numerous blockbuster films, including "Star Wars - Episode One: The Phantom Menace" and "Lost World: Jurassic Park." He graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1991 with a degree in Motion Picture Production. He grew up in Marin County, California.