Frederic RichterAdjunct Instructor
Frederic Richter is a screenwriter, story analyst, and development executive. He is Director of Development at Tradition Pictures, an LA based production company, and has worked on TV shows for Showtime, The History Channel, and The Investigation Discovery Channel. His feature length screenplay, APPEARANCES, won 1st place in the Slamdance Screenwriting competition. His AFI thesis film, MACHSOM, was screened at over twenty-five festivals and won numerous grants and awards. At the Center for Applied Liberal Arts, he teaches cinema studies and classes on the entertainment industry. He is on the Alumni Board at Sarah Lawrence College and the Board of the Hollywood Radio Television Society--Associates N.Y. He received an MFA in Screenwriting from The American Film Institute in Los Angeles.
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