David Aaron Tripp

David Aaron Tripp


Screenwriter and director in Chicago, Illinois

About David

Hello there,

I'm Aaron, and I'm a writer.

After cutting my teeth writing sketches and co-producing a sold-out five-week graduation production at The Second City, I collaborated in the 48-Hour Film Project as the sole screenwriter and our film was awarded Best of Chicago (top 15) and Crowd Pleaser. I then practiced screenwriting it all its forms (feature, short, & television) at Columbia College Chicago — acquiring a refined taste for character and profound understanding of story. While at Columbia, I wrote, produced, directed, & edited an original short film and participated in the Practicum Program where two of my three scripts were selected for production ($5K budget) out of a pool of hundreds. Since graduation, I have written two feature film screenplays and two original television pilots; one of which placed as a Quarterfinalist in both the Script Pipeline TV Writing Contest and the BlueCat Screenplay Competition. I have recently become a contributor for the screenwriting website Script Gods Must Die, where I am developing a monthly column. My 10+ years of experience has developed my writing into an amalgam of complex characters, satirical commentary, authentic storytelling, & a unique voice — all of which go everywhere I go.

Love, Aaron

Name: David Aaron Tripp

Lives in: Chicago, Illinois

Company: Freelance

Occupation: Screenwriter and Director


  • Good Enough to Be True

    Good Enough to Be True (2012)
    Film (short) by David Aaron Tripp Screenwriter, Producer, Director, Actor, Editor.

  • Falling Upward

    Falling Upward (2011)
    Film (short) by Red Rabbit Productions Screenwriter, Co-Director, Actor


  • BlueCat Screenwriting Pilot Contest Quarterfinalist

  • Script Pipeline Pilot TV Writing Quarterfinalist

  • Dean's List - Columbia College Chicago (4.0 GPA)

  • Top 15 Finalist - Chicago (Falling Upward)

  • Crowd Pleaser (Falling Upward)


  • Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

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  • Since: March 2013
  • Last online: 4 days ago
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