Bill Phillips, a Visiting Associate Professor of Film, holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A. from the University of Southern California. Professor Phillips teaches screenwriting and film adaptation at Dartmouth College and HAS WRITTEN for most of the major studios, networks and cable companies. He has writing credits in comedy, drama, horror, romance, western, and police drama, and he wrote and directed the Paramount feature "There Goes the Neighborhood." He has done both original screenplays and adaptations, including John Carpenter's "Christine "by Stephen King, "The Beans of Egypt, Maine" by Carolyn Chute and "In a Child's Name" by Peter Maas. His work has been nominated for the Edgar, the Emmy, and he has won the Cable Ace Award for Best Screenplay for "El Diablo." His first major credit was "Summer Solstice," shot on Cape Cod by Boston's WCVB-TV, starring Henry Fonda and Myrna Loy. Lately, he has resumed filmmaking working on a 32-year-old documentary he shot on Windsor Prison and working locally on producing short films."
Last Updated: 10/31/11