BiographyNeil Landau is a bestselling author, producer and award-winning screenwriter who runs the Writing for Television program at UCLA (his alma mater). Credits include "Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead", "Doogie Howser, M.D.", "MTV’s Undressed" and the "Tad" animated franchise, which earned him a Spanish Academy "Goya" Award. He has written pilots for ABC, CBS, Disney, Freeform, Fremantle, Lifetime and Warner Bros, and served as Executive Script Consultant for Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Television. Neil penned the bestselling "101 Things I Learned in Film School", "The Screenwriter’s Roadmap", "The TV Showrunner’s Roadmap" and "TV Outside the Box: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution"—the first book sponsored by the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE). Focal Press have just published his fifth book, "TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era".
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Television, film, digital developments, screenwriting, television writing, producing.
Published: Feb 18, 2018 by Focal Press, International Screenwriters' Association
Authors: Neil Landau
Subjects: Animation, Film and Video, Critical & Creative Life Writing
Delving deeper into the characters of today's superheroes.
By: Neil Landau
Subjects: Animation, Applied Arts & Music, Critical & Creative Life Writing, Film and Video
My newest film for Paramount Pictures, "Tad Jones and the Secret of King Midas" has just won the 2018 Spanish Goya Award for Best Animated Feature.