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.
University of Southern California: M.F.A., Screenwriting
University of Arizona: B.A., English/Creative Writing
University of Arizona: B.A., Dramatic Theory
Areas of Expertise (8)
Motion Picture Story Analysis
Intermediate and Advanced Screenwriting
Breaking The Story
Adapting From One Medium to Another
Novelization of the Screenplay
Industry Expertise (2)
Motion Pictures and Film
"My Fairy Godmother Is A Drag Queen" (professional)
First novel published by Sky Pony Press.