With 15 years of professional experience in the television and film industry, Scott Manville is most notably recognized as the Founder of the TV Writers Vault., a groundbreaking industry service used by hundreds of leading producers and executives sourcing new written concepts for development and production. You can read about the TV Writers Vault’s successes here. Scott recently served as Producer for two seasons on the Lifetime TV series “Kim Of Queens”. He is President of Manville Media Ventures, Inc.
With the launch of The Television Writers Vault, Manville integrated his firsthand knowledge of the development and pitching process in Hollywood to provide countless aspiring and professional Writers with a protective online method of pitching projects to buyers, essentially proving that Hollywood is not a “closed door”, but a collaborative community.
2014 delivered another series on air as a result of talent being discovered at the TV Writers Vault. “Kim of Queens” premiered on Lifetime TV, New Years Day at 10pm et/pt with a 20 episode run, following the hit series “Dance Moms”. The TV Writers Vault has seen two other series produced and broadcast globally, after being discovered at the TV Writers Vault; “Saw Dogs” premiered on Discovery’s Velocity Chanel, before being picked up for prime-time airing on Discovery Network. “Deals From The Dark Side” saw its U.S. broadcast premiere on SYFY, after a successful first season run on A&E Australia, and OLN Canada. Series was sold in 8 countries for broadcast. Creators, Executive Producers, and Stars of these series are all members of the TV Writers Vault where they pitched their concepts for collaboration and production of these shows.
Scott has also been privileged to serve as Faculty Member and Panelist at the Napa Valley Film Festival for several years now, mentoring Writers and discovering new talent alongside The Weinstein Company Sr. Executives.
He previously held a Co-Producer’s deal with Sennet-Gernstein Entertainment, following his post as lead Development Executive for Merv Griffin Entertainment, Inc. Reporting directly to Merv Griffin, he created and developed original scripted and unscripted projects sold to major outlets such as Buena Vista Television, TNT, NBC and others. Manville reflects, “It was a time of incredible challenge and growth, working with a group of prolific producers. The opportunity to create original projects to pitch for Merv was an education and experience money can’t buy“.
Manville continues to bolster opportunities for his associates by expanding his interests within the entertainment communities.