I have sold or optioned 10 screenplays (3 produced) and am the author of The Screenwriter's Bible, Double Your Creativity, Dr. Format Tells All, and others. As an award-winning teacher and script consultant, I have helped hundreds of writers break into the biz.
I have a B.A. from Cal-State, Fullerton, and an M.A. from Goddard College (Vermont). I am also a graduate of the Hollywood Scriptwriting Institute and the Hollywood Film Institute. I have served on the Arts & Humanities Board at Cal-State, Long Beach, and currently teach screenwriting courses online (keepwriting.com). In addition, I have lectured or conducted seminars at dozens of American universities and major screenwriting conferences and expos.
Rated in the top 6% of the "Cream of the Crop" category of Creative Screenwriting's 2010 report "The Best Movie and TV Script Analysts and Consultants as Rated by Screenwriters."
Honored in 2005 with the Distinguished Teaching Award by the University of Phoenix.
The Screenwriter's Bible is now in its sixth edition, is endorsed by Hollywood insiders, and nearly 300,000 copies have been sold.
Wrote screenplay for the family comedy "The Penny Promise" which won two Best Feature Comedy Awards at two family film festivals.
I host the screenwriting site keepwriting.com.
Name: David Robert Trottier
Lives in: Cedar Hills, Utah
Company: Dave Trottier, LLC
Occupation: Screenwriter and Script Consultant