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  • CEO and Lead Creative Producer of That Child Got Talent Entertainment

  • Faculty in the Business of Creative Enterprises Dept at Emerson College

  • Faculty at Massachusetts College of Art & Design

  • Faculty at Boston University

Nerissa Williams Scott is a film producer based out of Boston, MA.

She is a graduate of Hampton University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine and Performing Arts.  She is also a graduate of Emerson College where she received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Film Production ’15 (emphasis on producing). 


Over the past twelve years, she has produced and served as production manager for a variety of Documentaries/series, narrative shorts, Live Media Installation events, theatre productions, fashion films, TV series, and music videos.  She has worked her way up to the position of Producer, Creative Producer, Director, UPM, and Line Producer.  Her world travels have set her apart in the Creative Producer role. 


Currently, Mrs. Williams Scott is the CEO/Lead Creative Producer of That Child Got Talent Entertainment, Boston, MA. 

She is also an affiliated faculty member at Emerson College in the Business of Creative Enterprise department, where she teaches on the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

She is an adjunct faculty member at Massachusetts College of Art & Design, where she teaches undergraduate & graduate-level courses. 

She is affiliated faculty at Boston University where she teaches Creative Producing. 


Mrs. Williams Scott was awarded the LEF Foundation Fellowship to attend the Flaherty Seminar in upstate New York in 2018 as well as the LEF Development Grant for the experimental feature documentary, “Paradise” with director Gabby Sumney. 


She has made it to the final rounds of the Creative Capital granting process. 

She is the Vice President of the Board of Directors for Women in Film and Video New England. She is also the Chair of the Events and Programming Committee for the Board of Directors of Women in Film and Television International. 


Her most prized position is serving as the Creative Director of Sarah’s Hope Charitable and Educational Foundation in Lufkin, Texas. 


As CEO of That Child Got Talent Entertainment, Nerissa has created a company that serves as a bridge for women who are recent college grads to gain employment while serving the greater community through teaching youth as well as elders. 


Her favorite quote, “The ongoing forward momentum of TCGT has provided the avenue that lays poise for the women we provide the opportunity to wow the world with brilliance!”


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