ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, DIRECTOR OF ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITIES
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The many credits of award-winning director and producer Myrl A. Schreibman '67, MFA '69 include the Saturn Award-winning feature films "Hunters Blood" (1987) and "The Clonus Horror" (1979) as well as independent features like "Crime Taskforce" (aka "Liberty and Bash") and the 1973 blaxexplotation film “Boss”. His work for television includes the Award winning MOW for Paramount "The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything" (1980), the television series "It Takes a Thief" and various episodic television shows, as well as several distinguished entertainment specials, including: "Chicago in Concert,""Tony Bennett With Love," "The 14th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" and "The Celebration Continues: The Tenth Anniversary of Woodstock." He has also produced and directed many projects for the Department of Defense, including a Top Secret effort entitled "Hostage Survival" which was used during the first Persian Gulf War and shown to our pilots before they went over to Iraq.
Schreibman has produced and/or directed more than 30 event stage productions and Broadway productions, including "On the Waterfront" and "The Ice Show," and Los Angeles theater productions of "The Fantastiks" and "The Subject was Roses." The latter won seven DramaLogue Critic Awards, including "Best Director." In 2010, 2011 and 2012, he produced the week- long UCLA/TFT Film Festival which honored such people as Stacy Snyder, Harvey Weinstein, Roger Corman, Alexander Payne, Joe Russo, Aaron Sorkin and Lisa Cholodenko. He is the author of two books, "The Indie Producers Handbook: Creative Producing From A to Z " (Lone Eagle), which is translated into Chinese and is used at the Beijing Film Academy, and "The Film Director Prepares: A Practical Guide to Directing for Film and TV " (Random House), which in 2012 was translated into Italian and is the #1 directing book in Italy. He conducts international classes and workshops in "Directing the Actor and the Camera" and "Shooting the Story," including one in 2013 for the NFL, for their players who are gaining knowledge into other professions. He is a Contributing Writer for "Student Filmmaker" magazine and has published journal and newspaper articles on producing and directing while still developing commercial projects including his current one, "Coming of Age," a coming to awareness story which takes place in 1963.