Dr. Lew Hunter

Monday, February 13th, 2006 Our special guest at the Hollywood Salon this month is our dear friend, Dr. Lew Hunter.  Lew was head of the screenwriting program at UCLA for 20 years, as professor and mentor for the top screenwriters in the business. He is now the Chairman Emeritus at UCLA’s Department of Film & Television, in addition to teaching programs at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the Croatian Film Academy, and around the world. His Lew Hunter’s Screenwriting 434 is a top-selling how-to screenwriting book used to teach screenwriting in college courses worldwide.  Lew has been Writer and Producer of dozens of projects for ABC, CBS, NBC, Columbia TV, Lorimar, Paramount, and Warner Brothers, including the telefilms Fallen Angel, Desperate Lives, The Yellow Rose, and many more. He was a Director of both Movies and Comedy/Drama at NBC, as well as an Executive at Disney, Hanna-Barbera and ABC. rnrnHe and his wife, Pamela, also operate the very successful Screenwriting Colony, an immersive screenwriting experience offered twice a year in their Victorian mansions in their hometown of Superior, Nebraska. For more info on Lew and his work, see his website:

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