ScareHouse Scott

He knows what Scares You

ScareHouse Creative Director Scott Simmons has worked within the haunted attraction industry since 1985, when he first started volunteering at local Pittsburgh haunted house fundraisers for various organizations. Over the decades he has grown a modest Halloween hobby into an internationally recognized haunted attraction with nearly 150 employees.

ScareHouse is ranked as one of America’s best Haunted Houses by Travel Channel, writer/directors Michael Dougherty & Guillermo del Toro, and Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood and also featured on Good Morning America, Late Night with Seth Meyers, USA TODAY, and many other national media outlets.  Scott Simmons also established a multi-year creative and marketing partnership with LEGENDARY, known for iconic blockbusters like The Dark Knight Trilogy, Jurassic World, and iconic supernatural thrillers such as Trick ‘r Treat, Krampus, and Guillermo del Toro’s gothic tale Crimson Peak.

Scott manages a talented team of artists, producers, and performers in the year-round process of planning and producing completely unique and original characters and attractions. What are the expectations of modern fright fans? And what's it like to scare people for a living? The co-owner of one of America's scariest haunted houses can provide you with all of the information you need. 

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High resolution photos and HD video footage can be provided upon request. Visit the ScareHouse Channel on YouTube for a vast selection of trailers, behind the scenes footage, and creepy videos.


VIDEOS from the ScareHouse Fear Experts

Guillermo del Toro and Mike Dougherty visit ScareHouse
National Media Coverage for ScareHouse