I've Lectured, Judged, Paneled, and/or led Master Class Workshops at these top international film schools & film festivals:

  • School of Cinematic Arts at USC -- Lectured on breaking into the business, selecting material, negotiating rights and putting together movies.
  • UCLA Film School -- Judge at Graduate Screenwriting Program Screenplay Contest Showcase
  • Konrad Wolf, a top film school in Berlin -- Hosted Screenwriting Masterclass
  • Screenwriter’s World Conference in Beverly Hills, CA -- Panelist
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival -- Hosted Screenwriting Masterclass Workshop
  • Cyprus International Film Festival -- Hosted Screenwriting Masterclass Workshop
  • Invited by US Embassy in Cyprus to speak in the conflicted island's "neutral zone" (separating Greek Cypriots and Turks) to aspiring filmmakers from both sides, bringing the artists among them together.
  • Palm Springs Shorts Fest -- Hosted Filmmaking / Producing Panel
  • Secret Door Pitchfest -- Judge
  • Chapman Dodge Graduate School of Filmmaking -- Lectured on Development, Production, Marketing and Distribution of indie movies
  • Depaul University Graduate Film School -- Lecturer
  • Bel Air Film Festival Screenplay Contest -- Judge
  • Hosted Stage 32 Webinar, "Anatomy of a Hollywood Movie Deal: 7 Case Studies of Success."
  • Screenwriting U -- Guest Speaker at Masterclass Screenwriting Career Launch