Jim Fisher

Jim Fisher

TheWritersTable.com

Screenwriter, director and producer in Terre Haute, Indiana

About Jim

40+ years in the business. Began his career on the Main Stage of Chicago's famous The Second City, Continued as a sketch writer and performer in two comedy trios (THe Grimm Brothers and The Graduates) appearing on TV, college campuses and nightclubs across the country before settling in LA to work in features, TV and animation as a writer, performer, director and producer. Currently, continues to write screenplays while also serving as a mentor to new writers through his "Is My Script a Movie?" workshop and as a founder and consultant at the unique "Polish Like A Pro screenwriting service - TheWritersTable.com.


Name: Jim Fisher

Lives in: Terre Haute, Indiana

Company: TheWritersTable.com

Occupation: Screenwriter, Director, Producer and Actor

Credits

  • VeggieTales: Duke and the Great Pie War

    VeggieTales: Duke and the Great Pie War (2005)
    Video by Tim Hodge (Animation and Family) Writer When the armies of Rhubarb go to battle against the Kingdom of Scone, The Great Pie War breaks out and things get really messy. Sweet Petunia, a charming young rhubarb, is forced to flee her homeland and live in a tree stump in a foreign land. When the Duke learns of the Princess's plight, he risks his life to help her and learns that true love means thinking of others first. Filled with serf music, Three Dog Knights, hurling catapults of slime and loads of silliness, Duke and the Great Pie War delivers a royal lesson in loving your family. Plus, Laura the Carrot stars in Baby Sitter In DeNile - a charming retelling of the story of Miriam and Moses. Written by Big Idea

  • Sunday Pants

    Sunday Pants (2005)
    Television by J.J. Sedelmaier (Animation and Comedy) Actor

  • Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776

    Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002)
    Television by Andy Heyward (Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family and 2 More) Writer Benjamin Franklin enlists the help of young people to record the happenings leading up to and during the Revolution for his newspaper the Pennsylvania Gazette. First, there is a James Hiller, a patriot who tends to act before he thinks and is, at times, too quick a judge in his search for American heroes. Next is Henri, a French orphan who's only quest is for food. Lastly, a young woman named Sarah Phillips joins the team; the daughter of an ex-English general with strong views opposing slavery. Together, they travel the colonies witnessing the sacrifices made for freedom. Written by Max Vaughn

  • Teacher's Pet

    Teacher's Pet (2002)
    Television (Animation, Comedy and Family) Writer "Teacher's Pet" is about a boy named Leonard and his talking dog Spot, who wants to go to school to learn. So, to go to school Spot disguises himself as a boy named Scott and goes into grade 4. He then becomes the teacher's pet and the most popular student at school. Written by doug_funnie

  • Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

    Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2001)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure, Family and 1 More) Writer The further (animated) adventures of Buzz Lightyear of "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2." Buzz, along with fellow Star Command Rangers Mira Nova, Booster, and XR, fight to keep the universe safe from the evil clutches of Emperor Zurg and his henchman, Warp Darkmatter. Written by Mike Konczewski

  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

    Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (2000)
    Video by Phil Roman (Animation, Comedy and Family) Writer, Producer, Actor As if young Jake Spankenheimer doesn't have enough problems on Christmas Eve, he has to help his mom and dad prevent mean-spirited cousin Mel from taking ownership of the family store. When his grandmother gets lost in the cold in the midst of the confusion, Jake is sent out to find her, only to discover that she's become the victim of a rather unusual hit-and-run accident, and that Santa is real but not quite the sort of guy he was expecting. Written by Anonymous

  • Sabrina, the Animated Series

    Sabrina, the Animated Series (1999)
    Television by Kat Likkel (Animation, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Writer Short lived animated spin off of the television series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The animated series is a prequel which features Sabrina as a skinny, attitude giving, pre-teen with small witch powers. Also features the hilarious wise-cracking cat Salem, Sabrina's naive surfer dude friend Harvey, spoiled brat rich girl Gem Stone, Sabrina's rule stricken uncle Uncle Quigley, Sabrina's spaced out friend Pi, and of course, Aunt Hilda and Aunt Zelda, Sabrina's two criticizing, witchy aunts. Written by Dylan Self <RobocopTNG986127@aol.com>

  • Young Hercules

    Young Hercules (1998 - 1999)
    Television by Daniel Truly (Action, Family, Fantasy and Adventure) Writer This show tells the tale of Hercules adventures as a teenager when he learned his warrior skills at a training academy. Together with his friends Iolaus and Jason, he fights his brother Ares, other gods such as Bacchus, and various bandits and mythical beasts. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

  • The Funny Things Kids Do

    The Funny Things Kids Do (1997)
    TV Movie by Brad Lachman (Comedy) Writer

  • Here Come the Munsters

    Here Come the Munsters (1995)
    TV Movie by Robert Ginty (Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Writer, Actor The Munsters come to America to search for Herman's brother-in-law Norman Hyde, only to find out that he has turned himself into Brent Jekyll, who is running for congress, and Grandpa must make a formula to change Norman back. Written by Dylan Conner

  • Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills

    Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters from Beverly Hills (1994)
    Television by Jim Staahl (Sci-Fi) Writer, Producer Low-budget kid show with four alien fighters recruited by Nimbar. The four are Gordon, Laurie, Drew and Swinton who fight to save the universe from evil Emperor Gorganus. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.co>

  • The Beverly Hillbillies

    The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
    Film by Penelope Spheeris (Comedy and Family) Writer Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty of takers and con artists ready to make a fast buck. Written by Rob Hartill

  • Danger Theatre

    Danger Theatre (1993)
    Television by Penelope Spheeris (Comedy) Writer

  • Howie

    Howie (1992)
    Television Writer, Miscellaneous Crew

  • Under Surveillance

    Under Surveillance (1991)
    Film by Rafal Zielinski (Action, Comedy and Crime) Writer Two insurance investigators try to find out why the ex-partner of one of them was murdered.

  • Lightning Force

    Lightning Force (1991)
    Television (Action) Writer, Miscellaneous Crew The adventures of an elite anti-terrorist unit, dispatched to various critical and hazardous missions.

  • Charles in Charge

    Charles in Charge (1987)
    Television by Craig Kellem (Comedy and Family) Writer Charles, a college student, moves in with the Powell family as the housekeeper, baby-sitter, and friend to the children. Along with his best friend, Buddy, Charles attempts to manage his life, especially college and girls, as well as tend to the family. Written by Anonymous

  • Big City Comedy

    Big City Comedy (1986)
    Video by Mark Warren (Comedy and Documentary) Writer, Writer

  • Sledge Hammer!

    Sledge Hammer! (1986)
    Television by Alan Spencer (Action and Comedy) Writer "HAMMERED: The Best of Sledge" (Laserdisc) - Prepare yourself for four crime stories that pack more punch than Sledge Hammer's trusty Magnum. And loaded with more misadventure than there is air between Sledge's ears. Our hero find himself up against the likes of the infamous Elvis impersonator serial killer, a powerful Mafioso Don, the sex-starved Elizabeth, and a violent revolutionary. Armed only with a Magnum, grenades, several Uzi machine-guns, and a bazooka, our hero singlehandedly makes the streets safe again for law-abiding citizens. Written by <damour@sanders.com>

  • I've Had It Up to Here

    I've Had It Up to Here (1982)
    TV Movie by Perry Rosemond (Comedy) Writer A program poking fun at the everyday things which annoy and aggravate people.

  • The Book of Lists

    The Book of Lists (1982)
    Television Writer

  • Twilight Theater

    Twilight Theater (1982)
    TV Movie by Perry Rosemond (Comedy) Writer, Actor

  • Laugh Trax

    Laugh Trax (1982)
    Television (Comedy) Writer, Actor, Self

  • Mork & Mindy

    Mork & Mindy (1981)
    Television by Dale McRaven (Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi) Writer Bizarre television comedy with Robin Williams as Mork from Ork, who is an alien sent to Earth in an egg, to investigate Earth and report back to his superiors. As an outsider, Mork is unfamiliar with human customs and often questions some of the strange traditions that we take for granted. Much of the humor relies on Williams' unique comic voices and mannerisms. The show was perhaps most famous for Mork's greeting, 'Nanu Nanu.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

  • Cracking Up

    Cracking Up (1977)
    Film by Chuck Staley (Comedy) Actor What would happen if a 9.7 magnitude earthquake were to strike the L.A. area? This is what "Cracking Up" looks at from the lighter side. The movie is composed of individual skits of original material by the actors spun around this hypothetical disaster. Written by Randy W. Hogan <emplehod@bigfoot.com>

Awards

  • Emmy - nomination - "Bobby's World" (FOX)
    (1985)

  • Gemini Award - "A Day At The Fair"
    (1976)

  • Emmy (Chicago) - Best Production - "The FIrst Five Days"
    (1975)

Jim's Profile Statistics

  • Since: August 2011
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