Scott MyersScreenwriter, Producer, Educator
Since selling his spec script K-9 in 1987, Scott has written 30 projects for every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. His film writing credits include K-9 starring Jim Belushi, Alaska starring Vincent Kartheisher, and Trojan War starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. From 2002 to 2010, Scott was an executive producer at Trailblazer Studios, a television production company. In 2002, he began teaching screenwriting in his spare time.
He won the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program Outstanding Instructor Award in 2005 and for eight years taught in the Writing for Screen and Stage program at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Currently Scott is an Assistant Professor at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts. He is also co-founder of Screenwriting Master Class (a unique online resource for writers), a member of the Writers’ Guild of America West, and a graduate of the University of Virginia and Yale University Divinity School.
Scott has hosted Go Into The Story since its launch on May 16, 2008, which is partnered with the Black List as its official screenwriting blog. He is currently writing a book ‘The Protagonist’s Journey: Character Driven Screenwriting and Storytelling’ for London-based publishers Palgrave Macmillan.