Film & TV Screenwriters

Film & TV Screenwriters

Learn from these celebrated Hollywood film and TV screenwriters, including Oscar-winners!

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Film & TV Screenwriters
  • Lamar Woods, Writer / Actor / Producer

    Lamar Woods is a comedic writer-actor from Atlanta, GA. He moved to Los Angeles, where he was awarded a full scholarship at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) through their diversity initiative. Lamar can be seen in sketch group “White Women”–the first all-black, all-male sketch team at the UCB t...

  • Britta Lundin, Television Writer / Author

    Britta Lundin is a TV writer, novelist, and comic book writer. She writes on the show RIVERDALE on the CW. Her young adult novel SHIP IT, about fanfiction, Comic-Con, and wanting more from the TV shows you love is out now from Freeform Books. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives w...

  • Matt Spicer, Independent Spirit Award Winning Writer / Director

    MATT SPICER studied filmmaking at the USC School of Cinema/Television Production. In 2007, his first script, THE ORNATE ANATOMY OF LIVING THINGS, co-written by Max Winkler, landed on The Black List and was optioned by Fox Searchlight. At the age of 25, he produced his first feature film, CEREMONY...

  • Ben Cory Jones, Television Writer / Producer

    Ben produced a feature film, STEP SISTERS, along with his producing partner, Lena Waithe, starring Megalyn Echikunwoke and Naturi Naughton, which is currently streaming on Netflix. Ben also created and wrote a drama series, CANDY, about a young, African American female mayor, set in his hometown ...

  • David Branson Smith, Screenwriter

    David Branson Smith was born in New York City in 1984. He began his career working for Mike White on HBO’s ENLIGHTENED, and is the co-writer of two feature films: 2018’s ADRIFT, starring Shailene Woodley, and INGRID GOES WEST, starring Aubrey Plaza, which won the 2017 Waldo Salt Screenwriting Aw...

  • Reggie Bythewood, Writer / Director / Actor

    Reggie Rock Bythewood grew up in the Bronx, NY. He attended the High School of Performing Arts and received a BFA in theater from Marymount Manhattan College. As a teen, he acted in the soap opera ANOTHER WORLD alongside Morgan Freeman and Joe Morton. After acting in the John Sayles film THE BROT...

  • James Ponsoldt, Writer / Director

    James Ponsoldt is from Athens, Georgia. His films include THE END OF THE TOUR, THE SPECTACULAR NOW, SMASHED, THE CIRCLE, and OFF THE BLACK (and have won awards at the Independent Spirit Awards, Sundance, and been honored by the National Board of Review). He directed the pilot and was an Executive...

  • Eric Haywood, Screenwriter / Director

    He began his career as a music video director while still enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Filmmaking. After relocating to Atlanta, Eric went on to direct and produce videos featuring such artists as Usher, Cee-Lo Green, Outkast, New ...

  • Wendy Calhoun, TV Writer / Showrunner / Producer

    Wendy Calhoun is a writer and Consulting Producer for STATION 19, the GREY’S ANATOMY firefighter spin-off for Shondaland and ABC. Her past credits include Co-Executive Producing and writing the historic first season of Fox’s hit series EMPIRE. In addition, she’s written and produced for ABC’S NA...

  • Meg LeFauve, Oscar-nominated Screenwriter / Producer

    Nominated for a Best Screenplay Oscar for the blockbuster INSIDE OUT, LeFauve won an Annie Award for that screenplay. She also wrote Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR. LeFauve is currently writing for Netflix the animated film MY FATHER’S DRAGON to be
    created by Cartoon Saloon. She wrote on the upcoming...

  • Daniel Calvisi, Story analyst / Screenwriter

    Daniel P. Calvisi is a story analyst, speaker, screenwriter and the author of Story Maps: TV Drama and Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay. He is a former Story Analyst for major studios like Twentieth Century Fox and Miramax Films. He coaches writers, teaches webinars on writing for film...

  • Bobby Moresco, Academy Award-winning Screenwriter

    Bobby Moresco is an Academy Award-winning writer, producer and director known for CRASH, MILLION DOLLAR BABY, and the acclaimed NBC series THE BLACK DONNELLYS. His latest project is a biopic of Ferruccio Lamborghini, starring Alec Baldwin and Antonio Banderas.

  • Amanda Silver & Rick Jaffa, Screenwriters

    Writing team Amanda Silver & Rick Jaffa have been responsible for some of the most successful reinvigorations of iconic franchises. Their credits include JURASSIC WORLD, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, and Disney's live-action MULAN.

  • Cathryn Humphris, TV Screenwriter

    Cathryn Humphris is a producer and WGA Award-winning writer known for her work on MAD MEN, ELEMENTARY, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, UNDER THE DOME, and SUPERNATURAL.

  • Jerry Perzigan, TV Showrunner

    Jerry Perzigian has been a showrunner, writer, and producer on some of the most successful half-hour sitcoms in television history, which include SANFORD AND SON, THE GOLDEN GIRLS, FRASIER, THE NANNY, MARRIED... WITH CHILDREN, and MALCOM & EDDIE. PERZIGAN was nominated for three Emmys and won one...

  • Jane Anderson, Emmy-winning TV Writer

    Jane Anderson is an Emmy-winning screenwriter and playwright whose credits include the acclaimed HBO miniseries OLIVE KITTERIDGE, THE PRIZE WINNER OF DEFIANCE, OHIO, and HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT.

  • Mark Bomback, Screenwriter

    Mark Bomback is one of Hollywood's most in-demand screenwriters known for crafting fresh and character-driven iterations of blockbuster franchises. His credits include LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD, THE WOLVERINE, TOTAL RECALL, UNSTOPPABLE, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, and WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES.

  • Michael Colleary and Mike Werb

  • Niceole Levy, TV Writer

    Niceole Levy is a television writer known for her work on NBC's IRONSIDE, NBC's ALLEGIANCE, NBC's THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, and NBC's SHADES OF BLUE.

  • Scott Neustadter, Screenwriter

    Scott Neustadter is a acclaimed screenwriter and producer of (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, THE SPECTACULAR NOW, PAPER TOWNS and X-MEN: THE NEW MUTANTS.

  • Phyllis Nagy, Oscar-nominated Writer and Director

    Phyllis Nagy is an Oscar-nominated writer and director, known for CAROL, MRS. HARRIS and THE TRAP.

  • Phil Augusta Jackson, Emmy-nominated TV Writer

    Phil Augusta Jackson is an Emmy-nominated writer, actor and executive story editor known for his work on KEY & PEELE and BROOKLYN NINE-NINE.