Instructor Information


Bio
Marc Lapadula is a Senior Lecturer in the Film & Media Studies Program at Yale University. He is a playwright, screenwriter and an award-winning film producer. In addition to Yale, Marc has taught at Columbia University's Graduate Film School, created the screenwriting programs at both The University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins where he won Outstanding Teaching awards and has lectured on film, playwriting and conducted highly-acclaimed screenwriting and classic film analysis seminars all across the country at notable venues like The National Press Club, The Smithsonian Institution, The Commonwealth Club and The New York Historical Society. An expert script analyst in major Hollywood lawsuits, he has also taught public speaking seminars to New York City police personnel at The John Jay College of Criminal Justice, preparing law enforcement officials to go before Grand Juries. He graduated cum laude from The University of Pennsylvania, studied 20th Century Irish and English Drama at Oxford University, earned his M.A. from Malcolm Bradbury's creative writing program at The University of East Anglia in Norwich, England and received his M.F.A. in Playwriting and Theatre Studies from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop. The New York Historical Society. An expert script analyst in major Hollywood lawsuits, he has also taught public speaking seminars to New York City police personnel at The John Jay College of Criminal Justice, preparing law enforcement officials to go before Grand Juries. He graduated cum laude from The University of Pennsylvania, studied 20th Century Irish and English Drama at Oxford University, earned his MA from Malcolm Bradbury's creative writing program at The University of East Anglia in Norwich, England and received his MFA in Playwriting and Theatre Studies from The University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop.