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Aaron  Mendelsohn - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Aaron Mendelsohn Aaron  Mendelsohn

Lecturer and Professional Freelance Writer | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Lecturer, Professional Freelance Write, and Content Consultant

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Biography

Aaron Mendelsohn has been a working screenwriter for over twenty years. He is best known for co-creating and co-writing the successful AIR BUD family film franchise, which went on to sire eleven sequels. Aaron has written screenplays and teleplays for Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Sony, New Line, Paramount, New Regency, Showtime, Fox Network, Lifetime, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, Lightstorm, Hasbro Studios, Imagi and Studio Hamburg. He also wrote and directed the independent feature CHAPTER ZERO.

Currently, Aaron is developing the drama series BAD MEDICINE for the Spike Network.

In 2015, Aaron was elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Writers Guild of America West. Prior to that he served five terms on the WGAW Board of Directors.

Education (1)

University of California, Los Angeles: B.A., Screenwriting and the Cinematic Experience 1988

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Areas of Expertise (10)

Film & Television Development

Ancillary Markets & Content Migration

Public Relations & Promotion

Social Media Strategies

Marketing Strategies

Monetization Strategies

Distribution Strategies

Production Management

Writer Procurement

Scriptwriting

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Entertainment

Writing and Editing

Media - Print

Education/Learning

Program Development

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Chief Creative Officer (professional)

2009-12-01

Chief Creative Officer of Virtual Artists, a digital studio bringing first run, ad-supported content written by professional writers to the Web and beyond.

Affiliations (3)

  • Criterion Collection
  • Writers Guild of America West
  • Virtual Artists

Languages (2)

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Media Appearances (1)

Pitch Your Idea to a Hollywood Producer

National Society of Newspaper Columnists  online

2016-04-08

Do you have a book, column, or concept that could go Hollywood? Take a chance and pitch your film/TV idea to a Hollywood producer!

Open only to 2016 NSNC conference registrants, at least three lucky winners each will have a private meeting to give a 5-10 minute verbal “pitch” to a TV/film producer. They will get feedback on how to refine their pitches and tips on making the project more commercial.

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