PODCAST EPISODE 006: Paul Chitlik (UCLA Screenwriting Professor, Author of Rewrite)

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Paul Chitlik has written for Twilight Zone, Who’s The Boss?, and Pamela Anderson’s V.I.P. In this episode, he teaches us some good writing habits, tells us where the best homemade pasta can be found, and critiques the Atlas Shrugged Movie Trailer.

Find out why they call him the Rewrite Mentor.

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From his website:

Screenwriter/producer/director Paul Chitlik has written for all the major networks and studios. He was story editor for “The New Twilight Zone,” and staff writer for Showtime’s “Brothers.” He was coordinating producer for “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol” and “U.S. Customs Classified,” starring Stephen Cannell, directing episodes of both. He wrote and produced the first network movie in DV, “Alien Abduction,” for UPN. He wrote, produced, and directed “Ringling Brothers Revealed” for Travel Channel. He has written features for Rysher Entertainment, NuImage, Promark, and others. He received a WGA award nomination for his work on “The Twilight Zone,” a GLAAD Media Award nomination, and won a Genesis Award for a Showtime movie. He has taught screenwriting at UCLA, Loyola Marymount University, ESCAC (the film school of the University of Barcelona) and EICTV, in Havana, Cuba. He has consulted for Ibermedia, the Spanish language consortium, the Chilean development fund, and various production companies in the US and abroad. He began teaching residential workshops in 2008. They’ve been held in Italy, Spain, the U.S. and will be in France in 2011.

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2 Responses to “PODCAST EPISODE 006: Paul Chitlik (UCLA Screenwriting Professor, Author of Rewrite)”

  1. Belén went to the beach and complained:

    That’s not Paul Chitlik, it’s Paul Reed Smith!
    http://news.washcoll.edu/press_releases/2005/01/14_prs.jpg

  2. Brendan went to the beach and complained:

    Just had a chance to listen to this. Funny, his book was in my mind just yesterday; it’s on my ‘next to read’ list. Did you enjoy it? Good interview.

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