Called “the best screenwriting teacher in the business,” Richard Walter is the Dept. Chair of Screenwriting at the prestigious UCLA School of Theatre, Film & Television and has been a member of the Writers Guild of America for over thirty years.

He is a published novelist and author of the critically acclaimed, “Essentials of Screenwriting” a must read screenwriting bible for anyone interested in pursuing writing as a profession, and as Richard so eloquently shares during our True North Story® podcast “weaving fantasies and swapping daydreams for dollars.”

Richard is anything but boring and this is his True North Story®.

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See Richard’s sister, Jessica Walter, in Play Misty for Me:

See Richard’s sister, Jessica Walter, in Arrested Development:

Richard’s classmate, George Lucas’ film, THX 1138: