Peter Russell is a master teacher and script doctor who has helped shape stories for Brian Grazer and Ron Howard at IMAGINE ("Einstein Project"), Alex Schwartz and Cary Granat at WALDEN FILMS ("Chronicles of Narnia"), Sunta Izzicupo at CBS Television Movies of the Week, as well as PARTICIPANT MEDIA, VIACOM, and many others.
In 2008, Peter began teaching film and television story at UCLA's Entertainment Division of the Extension School. His energy, entertaining style and true passion for his subject won him UCLA's Teacher of the Year in 2009.
In 2011, Peter and his partner Cecilia Najar Russell, created HOW MOVIES WORK (howmovieswork.com), where on-line students from all over the world, as well as students who attend live sessions in Venice, California, have learned the elements of story structure. Screenwriters Vladimir Nagorny and Hal Oszan both credit HMW for their recent script sales to major domestic producers and international studios.
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by Peter Russell