R.L. Scott was born in America, raised in Salvador Bahia Brazil until the age of 16 and then returned to the states. He began studying martial arts at the age of 7, writing at the age of 16 and one year later, made his first short film.
In 1998, He graduated from College with a degree in film production and has been involved in over fifty shorts and feature films in many capacities including writing, directing, fight choreography, post production work, and editing.
In 2007 R.L. wrote, directed, choreographed, and produced an early feature film version of "Champion Road", which is currently available worldwide on DVD. A year later, he completed "Champion Road: Arena" its sequel, also released on DVD worldwide in mid 2012. In 2011 R.L. created the hit online series "Touye Pwen" which quickly found an audience and garnered a great deal of attention for it's creator.
Late 2011, R.L. wrote and directed the action crime drama entitled "Kill Point"... starring international superstar Bai Ling (Red Corner), Chris Mulkey (Boardwalk Empire), Alimi Ballard (Numbers), Lester Speight (Transformers Trilogy), Del Zamora (True Blood), Gabrielle Dennis (The Game)and Amin Joseph (The Expendables) who is also the film's executive producer. Kill Point is scheduled to be released early 2013.
In early 2012, R.L. co-produced and acted as cinematographer for the historic dance inspired short film "The Hotel"... starring, directed and produced by Darrin Dewitt Henson (Soul Food). "The Hotel" also stars legendary dance Icons Adolfo "Shabba-Doo" Quinones (Breakin), Michael "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers (Breakin), actress Vanessa Williams (New Jack City) and a host of others.