2013 | Music DVD of the Year | Scot McFadyen, Roy Weisman, Kevin Shirley, Joe Bonamassa | | The JUNO Awards

Scot McFadyen is a multi-award winning, Grammy nominated filmmaker living in Toronto. Scot studied creative writing at the University of Victoria. Prior to co-founding Banger Films, Scot worked as a music supervisor and soundtrack producer on many film and television projects including Gingers Snaps, Siblings, Queer As Folk, and cult hit FUBAR. Scot’s first feature documentary, Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, won a Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Documentary and was released theatrically and on DVD in over 40 countries. The success of Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, and its follow up, Global Metal, allowed Scot to grow Banger Films into one of Canada’s best-known documentary filmmaking operations. Scot’s films include Iron Maiden: Flight 666 which won the audience award at SXSW and a JUNO Award, and Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage which won the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award, won a JUNO Award and was nominated for a Grammy. Banger Films’ first TV series, Metal Evolution, premiered on November 11, 2011 and was the number one show on VH1 Classic (USA) and MuchMoreMusic (Canada) and is currently airing on networks around the world. Scot has also directed several live concert videos with blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa, Motörhead and Rush.