Screenwriter Norman Steinberg Meets with FTDM Students

Norman Steinberg, co-writer of such iconic screenplays as Blazing Saddles and My Favorite Year, met with the members of FTDM’s Dramatic Style and Structure class on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. He engaged the class quickly with extremely practical advice about becoming a writer for film, television, or related media in the current industry climate. The creator and director of the MFA for Writing and Producing for Television (TV Writers Studio) Program at Long Island University, Steinberg combined stories of his career (which includes multiple Emmy Awards and a plethora of television and screen credits) with timely and useful tips.