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.
University of California, Los Angeles: B.A., Screenwriting and the Cinematic Experience 1988
Areas of Expertise (10)
Film & Television Development
Ancillary Markets & Content Migration
Public Relations & Promotion
Social Media Strategies
Industry Expertise (5)
Writing and Editing
Media - Print
Chief Creative Officer (professional)
Chief Creative Officer of Virtual Artists, a digital studio bringing first run, ad-supported content written by professional writers to the Web and beyond.
- Criterion Collection
- Writers Guild of America West
- Virtual Artists
- American Sign Language
Media Appearances (1)
Pitch Your Idea to a Hollywood Producer
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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.