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Harold Apter

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Affiliated Divisions:

Interactive Media & Games Division
John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Harold Apter has been a writer, story editor and/or producer on many hours of television including comedy, sci-fi, drama and action.  His credits include “The Golden Girls”, “Star Trek, The Next Generation” and “Walker, Texas Ranger”.  He has written and served as a producer on feature films in Brazil and has been a consultant for Brazilian and Russian features and television.  He has been a lecturer and adjunct assistant professor in screen and television writing at USC School of Cinematic Arts, a lecturer at Chapman University, and a visiting assistant professor of screenwriting at Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts.  He has also taught classes in screen and television writing in Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, Prague and Pristina, Kosovo. He recently developed and was the showrunner and a director on “The Lynching”, a drama series for Czech Television and ARTE and is currently developing a new procedural series for Czech TV.  He holds a degree in Film and Television from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of the Writers Guild of America.