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Meet Scott Pryor of Foretress Films in Tucker

U.S. Marine Corps veteran Scott Pryor is a screenwriter and producer known for Pale Horse (2014) and The List (2015) starring Montel Jordan. Pryor is the Founder and CEO of Foretress Films. Foretress Films is in post-production on their most recent feature “Submission” starring Eric Roberts, Darrin Henson, Kevin Sizemore, and Pryor. He studied finance and economics in South Carolina, law in Minnesota and Hungary and studied language in Russia. He also works as a successful trial lawyer who won the prestigious litigator award for top 1% of trial lawyers in the entire country. He has his is own practice in the Atlanta-area that focuses on personal injury.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
When making a feature, there are always plenty of obstacles, from financing to casting to finding the right partners.

So, as you know, we’re impressed with Foretress Films – tell our readers more, for example what you’re most proud of as a company and what sets you apart from others.
What sets us apart is our deep commitment to storytelling that is relevant, connects to our audience, and deeply moving. We want to produce films that have deep characters who have to make hard choices that deeply touch our viewers. Our first feature film The List (2015) won several awards, including the WorldFest Houston Platinum Remi Award and ICFF’s Most Inspirational Feature Film Award. We are excited to release our next feature “Submission”, and are hopeful to land a theatrical release.

So, what’s next? Any big plans?
We are looking forward to our release of our feature “Submission”. Pryor is currently writing another screenplay for his next feature.

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