Scott Hadden is the owner of Film & Video Direction, a production company specializing in corporate communications and TV commercials. He can write, produce, direct, shoot, and edit.
After graduating from UT Austin in 1975, Mr. Hadden worked at KERA-TV on Austin City Limits, then at 36 NBC-TV, before helping to build Third Coast Video in Austin. Moving to Dallas in 1981, he directed the Roger Staubach Cowboy Football Show for Channel 21 Productions. In 1983, along with partner Joe Manganello, he formed Hadden Manganello & Associates and brought “Entertrainment” to corporate communications for Club Corp., Mary Kay, and the Associates. In 1990 as VP of Development & Production for Lessonware, Mr. Hadden led the team producing the Study Game, a series of educational programs blending the motivation of big name athletes (Magic Johnson, Joe Montana, Wayne Gretzky, Chris Evert), the experience of celebrity academics (Dr. Bob Ballard, Dr. Sally Ride, George Plimpton, Marva Collins) and good common-sense study skills.
Scott's current company Film & Video Direction was formed in 1993. FVD has produced training videos for El Chico Restaurants, Mary Kay, Half Price Books, Texas Instruments, BusinessWorks, and Sally Beauty. Heproduced marketing videos for Sally Beauty, Insight Capital through ESPI, NEST Entertainment, Mary Kay, Nortel through Corporate Magic, Navini, and Mavenir. He's produced meeting support for Nortel, IBM, Blockbuster, and Daisytek through CorporateMagic, Mary Kay, and Verizon Wireless. Scott has produced TV commercials for Half Price Books, SF Media, and Verizon Wireless.
Mr. Hadden is twice past-President of the Dallas Producers Association and was on the Board of Directors from 1987 - 2008. He was on the Board of the DFW Regional Film Commission and the Dallas Communication Council, as well as 4 years on the Board of Operators for the Lake Highlands YMCA.
Scott Hadden has been married to Allyson Bradley, Creative Director for Half Price Books, since 1979. They have 3 sons.