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Richard Kletter, M.A.

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Work Phone: 213.740.3303
Office: SCA 335

Richard Kletter began his film career as a producer on independent films including Cannes Festival winner, Northern Lights. Since then, he has written, directed and/or produced more than 20 films and TV movies. His films have received Golden Globe nominations and won awards at various festivals.

Kletter has worked with every major studio and network, consulted on media and technology for major corporations including Time Warner and various Silicon Valley strategic advisory firms. He served as CEO or COO on various web based content companies.

Kletter teaches SCA students and screenwriters how to write the feature script. His feature credits include Dangerous Indiscretion, The Black Stallion Returns and Never Cry Wolf. Some of his television credits include Odd Girl Out, No Ordinary Baby, She's Too Young and the series, The Magnificent Seven.

Kletter holds a graduate degree from Stanford University.