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Frederic Richter

Frederic Richter

Adjunct Instructor

Frederic Richter is a screenwriter, story analyst, and development executive. He is currently Director of Development at Tradition Pictures, a production company in Los Angeles. His feature length screenplay, Appearances, won first place in the Slamdance Screenwriting Competition. His thesis film, Machsom, was accepted into more than twenty-five festivals and won numerous awards. He has taught classes on screenwriting, story development, and the entertainment industry at Sarah Lawrence College and The Ghetto Film School. At the Center for Applied Liberal Art, NYUSPS, he teaches film development and story structure in his course, The Art of Coverage: Screenplays & Books. He has a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in screenwriting from The American Film Institute in Los Angeles.

Currently Teaching

Script to Screen: Selections from The Black List

Read screenplays that have appeared on The Black List, an annual ranking of the best scripts that have not yet been made into feature films.

War Films from the Other Side

View and discuss eight films that depict war from non-American perspectives.

Reaching for Representation: Agents, Managers, and Lawyers for Film and TV Writers

Learn how the services provided by managers, agents, and lawyers differ and how these keys figures can help to launch your film or TV writing career.