Anne McIntyre Postman, M.A.
John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television
Anne McIntyre Postman is an award-winning screenwriter, director and television producer. Her optioned and produced screenplays include Mating Games (Trillion Entertainment), Gunplay (Social Breakdown Films), and The Fallback Guy. She also directed as well as wrote the feature documentary American Rider featuring Keanu Reeves, Joe Pesci and Peter Fonda, produced by former Universal Pictures President Thom Mount. In television, Anne has produced and written over 25 reality and nonfiction series, pilots and specials that have aired on NBC, CBS, HBO, MSNBC, Discovery, History, Lifetime, WE, HGTV.
Anne began her career by working as an Assistant Director for Dino De Laurentiis at his Wilmington, North Carolina studios, where she labored under such heavy hitters as Nicholas Roeg, Bob Clark, Stephen King, Richard Pearce, Michael Hausman, and Bob Clark, and worked alongside actors Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, John Hurt, Judd Nelson, Elizabeth Perkins, Emilio Estevez and Theresa Russell. Anne got her B.A. from Yale, an M.A. from Oxford, and a second M.A. from USC, in what was then the School of Cinema-Television. Her short thesis film Fighting Fish won Second Place in Comedy in the 1993 College Television Awards for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and garnered additional prizes at Houston Worldfest and the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Anne is married to documentary filmmaker Bruce Postman. They have two young daughters, three cats, and live in Laurel Canyon.