“John is and always will be a cornerstone in the Alberta movie business. He has given an opportunity to an awful lot of people.” – Brent Woolsey
A third generation Alberta rancher it would be hard to find words to better introduce John. Along with running a The Scott Ranch and a number of movie locations, John has been a part of over 130 projects, including 4 Oscar winning movies. In his near 40 years in the movie industry John has been a stunt co-ordinator and performer, head wrangler, animal wrangler, location scout, and transportation coordinator. In 2017 Scott was nominated for the Calgary Stampede Western Legacy Award.
There are few cowboys who have dealt with as many people as John, so I asked him how his experience with horses has helped him through the years.
“Never do anything that will embarrass your mother.” John Scott Grows Alberta by PattonCommunications.
JS – I think what my horses have taught me about leadership is to have patience and to assess the situation. See if the horse is comfortable with the situation what he is doing, he’ll tell you, his eyes, his ears. Just to be more observant about what is going on around you.
Well the same goes for working with people, if you are more observant working with people and what they are doing, it helps you avoid accidents. Some people need more patience than others.