Scott Sheppard was raised the son of a United Methodist minister in rural Michigan. He comes from a long line of Methodist ministers and missionaries, and he chronicled much of that family history in his debut documentary, Planes, Trains & Autorickshaws. As an editor, he worked on director Antoine Fuqua’s Showtime documentary about infamous gangster rap mogul, Suge Knight. He has also edited short documentaries, commercials, and short films for organizations such as the American Heart Association, Harvard University, Canon, TEDx, GOOD, Open Society Foundations, Sheryl Sandberg, and Elvis Presley Enterprises. He currently resides in Los Angeles.