Sheldon Woodbury

Adjunct Instructor

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Developing the Screenplay

B.A. Williams College
M.F.A NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Dramatic Writing

SHELDON WOODBURY is an award winning screenwriter (Maniafest, Nicholl, Austin Film Festival, Scared Stiff Horror Festival, Screencraft Competition). His latest screenplay, The Coming, was developed with producer Jeff Sagansky, the former President of Sony Pictures. His plays include The Window, In an Infinite Universe, and Space, produced in New York. He’s the author of Cool Million (M. Evans & Co.), a how-to-book on blockbuster screenwriting. He’s the co-author with D.B. Gilles of W: The First 100 Days, A White House Jornal (Andrews McMeel Publishing). His article, Heroes That Rock, appeared in Writer’s Digest Magazine. His latest short stories are Bones in a City Graveyard in Bones 2 (JWK Publishing), Dirty Minds in Serial Killers Quattuor (JWK Publishing), The Halloween House in One Hellacious Halloween (Horror Novel Reviews), Family Affair in Clerics, Charlatans & Cultists (Gothic City Press), Last Call in Weird Ales: Another Shot (Quantum Corsets), A White Farewell with a Splash of Red in Once Bitten (KnightWatch Press), Payback is a Bitch in We Are Dust and Shadow (JWK Fiction), A Gift from the Stars in Lovecraft after Dark (JWK Fiction), The God of Flesh in Final Masquerade (Lycan Valley Press), Magic Macabre in Toys in the Attic (JWK Fiction), Underworld in What Dwells Below (Sirens Call Publications), Down Where Her Nightmares Dwell in Year’s Best Body Horror (Gehenna & Hinnom Press), Wasteland in Year’s Best Transhuman SF (Gehenna & Hinnon Press), The Hellfire Club in Bikers Vs. The Undead (Deadman’s Tome). His stories have appeared many times on the Mulholland Books Popcorn Fiction website (Little, Brown & Co.) and Hellnotes (JournalStone Publishing). His poem The Castle at the Edge of the World appeared in Gothic Tales of Terror (Verto Publishing) and other poems have appeared in many anthologies and magazines. His poem The Midnight Circus was cited by Ellen Datlow in Best Horror of the Year 2017. His novel The World on Fire was published July, 2014 by JWK Fiction.

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