Ali Scattergood is a documentary filmmaker and photographer. With over a decade's experience in filmmaking and photography around the world, Ali most recently spent 5 years working with Ken Burns and the team at Florentine Films on a variety of projects including The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope, Science, Emmy Nominated Series The Story of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, The Biography of Jackie Robinson, The Address, and Emmy Nominated mini series The Vietnam War. In 2018, Ali launched her own production company Oak Light Films (www.oaklightfilms.com) that specializes in non-fiction storytelling for the entertainment and commercial media sectors.
Ali’s photography work has exhibited in shows and publications across the United States and France. She has been fortunate enough to photograph public figures including Spiritual Leader His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, musician Wynton Marsalis, Filmmaker Ken Burns, Author and Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee, and the Martha Graham Dance Company.
Ali is an active member of the Global Shapers, the World Economic Forum's international network of young leaders. She has spoken on panels such as 2018's Woman in Film & Seattle International Film Festival's “The art of documentary filmmaking”, and The Future of Cinema Film Festival for youth hosted by Interlochen Arts Academy in Traverse City, MI.
Currently based in Seattle, Ali enjoys working in all areas of production, including producing, directing, videography, editing, and still photography. She is available for video and photography productions and speaking engagements globally.