Film, TV Writer to Speak at UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center

Theatre professor Stu Krieger will share industry insights and survival skills at Oct. 28 event

Stu Krieger

Stu Krieger

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Award-winning film and television writer Stu Krieger will discuss “From Hollywood to Academia” on Friday, Oct. 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the UC Riverside Palm Desert Graduate Center, 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive.

Krieger will share industry insights and survival skills that he brings to the classroom in mentoring the next generation of aspiring writers. The event is presented by the UCR Gift Planning Advisory Board of Coachella Valley, and is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided. Reservations are required by Oct. 27 and may be made by calling (951) 827-6186.

Krieger, professor of theatre at UC Riverside, has written for film and television for 30 years, working with Hollywood icons such as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ron Howard and Goldie Hawn. He has co-written the Emmy award-winning mini-series “A Year in the Life” and was nominated for the Humanitas Prize for the Disney Channel original movie “Going to the Mat.”

He wrote the animated film “The Land Before Time” and 10 original movies for the Disney Channel, has been a story editor and writer on Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories” and the supervising producer on the ABC Television series “Jack’s Place.” He is the head writer and story editor of the Nickelodeon animated preschool series “Toot & Puddle.”

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