BA or equivalent Professional experience
Prior Teaching Experience:
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
or equivalent experience in a professional, collaborative film/video-making context
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content:
The University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA seeks an instructor with expertise in the field of screenwriting. The successful applicant must have extensive experience (e.g., as feature script story editor, in feature script work with a recognized production company, etc.). Evidence of portfolio of spec scripts in more than one genre and in both short and feature-length formats. Experience teaching screenwriting at university level or equivalent experience in mentoring screenwriters in all aspects of discipline from initial story concepts to complete drafts. Evidence of being held in high regard among peers and in the field, in the form of awards, nominations or equivalent recognition.
Must be successful in being granted Special Graduate Faculty Status upon acceptance of offer.