The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge is proud to announce that the producer of the Best Film will win a mentorship session with Scott Silveri, creator and Executive Producer of ABC’s Speechless.

Scott Silveri is a veteran television writer and producer. Born and raised in Yonkers, New York, his earliest credits were NBC’s Mad About You and Friends, where he rose through the ranks to Executive Producer, receiving the Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series. He co-created the show’s spinoff, Joey.

Recent work includes the NBC series Go On, starring Matthew Perry, which Scott created, and Perfect Couples, co-created with Jon Pollack. At Twentieth Century Fox Television, Scott developed numerous projects and served as Executive Producer on the pilot for Fox series The Grinder. He is currently Executive Producer on ABC’s Speechless, which he also created.

Scott attended Harvard University where he served as an editor of the Harvard Lampoon. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Shana Goldberg-Meehan and their children.

In addition, the Best Film winner will receive a Dell mobile workstation and a spot to screen their film at the HollyShorts Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatres.