John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television
Derek Santos Olson is a screenwriter who has worked in both film and TV.
He wrote on the final two seasons of NBC/DirecTV’s FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS and was nominated for WGA Awards for both seasons. His other TV credits include ABC’s THE UNUSUALS and CBS’ HAWAII FIVE-O. In film, he has sold original pitches and has done rewrite assignments in a variety of genres.
He attended Yale University and has enjoyed teaching or tutoring in one capacity or another since shortly after his graduation.