Talent Guide

Chinisha Scott

  • Discipline:Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:CNN Docuseries Intensive 2021


Chinisha is a producer, writer, director, & performer who has created work for ZPZ, Sesame Street, Firelight, Left/Right, Caveat, & more. Her work on Our Cameras, Our Stories (PBS) has been recognized w/a NY Emmy nom (2015) & an RFK Award in Journalism (2016). She is CEO of the prod company, Cosmic Dust Productions. She attended The New School, receiving her MA in Media Studies, & a BA in Cinema Studies w/ a minor in African-American Studies from CUNY Macaulay Honors College, cum laude.  She enjoys doing the NY Times puzzle in pen, but prefers the app on her phone.

Current Project

From the Top


From the Top does for music what Anthony Bourdain does for food - with a very POC lens. Chinisha & Rem explore the places, stories, and sounds that have given birth to the most impactful and enduring music created.