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Lance Arnold Gentile, M.F.A

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Work Phone: 213.740.3303
Office: SCA 335

Lance Gentile is a writer, producer, director and emergency room physician who is a Humanitas nominee and Pen Center West award winner for State of Emergency. He teaches how to write for the hour-long dramatic series at USC.

Gentile's television credits include the HBO feature State of Emergency, ER, Providence and Third Watch. He received Emmy and Writers Guild awards for ER.