From his humble beginnings as a wannabe Canuck (he spent his formative years in Canada) to his association as house producer of Kevin Smith
's New Jersey-based production company, View Askew Productions (home to their New Jersey series: Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back ), Scott Mosier
is the inside man
at the center of the View Askew brain trust. His most recent producing gig was summer 2001's Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, the fifth Kevin Smith written/directed feature from View Askew. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back stars an all-star ensemble cast (Ben Affleck
, Chris Rock
, Will Ferrell
, Shannon Elizabeth
, Jason Lee
, Shannon Elizabeth, et al), plus CGI and special effects, all on a budget considered 'shoe-string' by major studio standards.
Scott Mosier has also executive produced four micro-budget features under the View Askew banner: Vulgar, a Lions Gate release for spring 2002, A Better Place, Drawing Flies and Big Helium Dog. He has also produced a series of MTV commercial spots starring Jay and Silent Bob (re-occurring characters in Smith's movies). Mosier's credits also include editing (Dogma, Vulgar, Chasing Amy and Clerks and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back) and acting, appearing in all of the Jersey films, as well as cameo roles in the films he executive produced. Mosier also co-executive produced, with Smith, the Academy Award winning film Good Will Hunting. With Smith, Mosier also executive produced with Miramax and Disney animation, The Clerks Animated Television Show for ABC prime-time television. The show aired two times only before ABC dumped it. Mosier and Smith continue to help independent filmmakers on the path to their own feature film careers.
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