Richard H. Amberg III



Department

Media, Journalism and Film
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Media, Journalism and Film
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

Details

Education

  • MFA, Screenwriting, University of Southern California
  • BA, English, Harvard University 

Teaching

  • Screenwriting
  • Writing for Television 
  • Writing Adaptations for Television and Film
  • Genre Writing for Film and Television 
  • Writing the Web Series
  • Advanced Screenwriting 
  • Script Rewriting and Marketing 
  • Selling Your Ideas: The Art of the Pitch

Professional experience

  • Writer of seven projects sold to film companies and TV networks 
  • Writer, Best Player
  • Member, Broadcast Education Association

Research and professional interests

  • Comedy writing
  • Adaptations

Awards and honors

  • Writers Guild of America, vested member
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, Missouri State University, 2015 
  • Best of Competition - Faculty Scriptwriting (Feature/TV Hour), Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts, 2014
  • Finalist - Screenplay Festival (Comedy), 2013
  • Finalist - Screenplay Festival (Drama), 2013