Scott Foundas is Chief Film Critic for Variety. Prior to joining Variety, he was Chief Film Critic for The Village Voice, where his writing was syndicated throughout the Village Voice Media network (including the L.A. Weekly).

In addition, he has contributed to the DGA Quarterly, Film Comment and The New York Times among numerous other publications.

As a programmer, Scott Foundas served three years as Associate Program Director for the Film Society of Lincoln Center (where he was also a member of the New York Film Festival selection committee) and has also been a special consultant to the Cannes Film Festival.

In 2010, he was named Critic of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s National Entertainment Journalism Awards.

In 2013, a Spanish-language collection of his writing entitled “Time Stopped” was published by the Mar Del Plata Film Festival in Argentina.