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David Clawson - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

David Clawson David Clawson

Assistant Professor, Screenwriting | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

School of Film and Television

Biography

David Clawson holds B.A.s in English/Writing and Dramatic Theory from the University of Arizona and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting from the University of Southern California. He also taught at USC for eight years before joining LMU full-time. As a screenwriter, he's written for studios and independent production companies, in Hollywood and internationally. In 2017 his first novel, "My Fairy Godmother Is A Drag Queen," was published by Sky Pony Press. In 2018 he was named one of Variety’s 10 Top Teachers in Entertainment Education.

Education (3)

University of Southern California: M.F.A., Screenwriting

University of Arizona: B.A., English/Creative Writing

University of Arizona: B.A., Dramatic Theory

Social

Areas of Expertise (8)

Screenwriting Fundamentals

Motion Picture Story Analysis

Intermediate and Advanced Screenwriting

Rewriting

Breaking The Story

Adapting From One Medium to Another

Novelization of the Screenplay

Teaching

Industry Expertise (2)

Education/Learning

Motion Pictures and Film

Accomplishments (1)

"My Fairy Godmother Is A Drag Queen" (professional)

2017-10-17

First novel published by Sky Pony Press.