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David J. Schow

David James Schow was born in Marburg, Germany and was adopted by American parents then living in Middlesex, England. After publishing non-fiction book and film criticism in newspapers and magazines, his first professionally published fiction was a novelette in Galileo Magazine in 1978. He spent the next decade honing his skills in the short ... See full bio »
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 2013 Mob City (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- His Banana Majesty (2013) ... (written by)
 2010/I Wake-Up Call (Short) (original idea)
 2009 The Hills Run Red (Video) (teleplay)
  Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (short story - 1 episode, 2006)
- We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) ... (teleplay)
- Pick Me Up (2006) ... (short story) / (teleplay)
 2003 Jason Vs. Leatherface (Short) (characters)
 2003 Unhasped (Short) (story)
  The Hunger (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 1 episode, 1999) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Falling Man (2000) ... (story)
- The Perfect Couple (2000) ... (story)
- Brass (1999) ... (written by)
- Night Bloomer (1999) ... (story)
- Red Light (1997) ... (teleplay - as David Schow)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Exile (1997) ... (screenplay)
  The Outer Limits (TV Series) (excerpts - 1 episode, 1995) (written by - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Voice of Reason (1995) ... (excerpts - as David Schow)
- Corner of the Eye (1995) ... (written by - as David Schow)
 1994 The Crow (screenplay)
 1992 Critters 4 (screenplay)
 1991 Critters 3 (screenplay)
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Safe Sex (1989) ... (writer)
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David J Schow | David Schow

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Frank Dietz and I are the 20th Century's Big Media Babies. Our primary school was movie theaters and broadcast TV. Our high school was videotape. Our college consisted of becoming studiously obsessed keepers of the flame, preservers of the past, collectors. And our maturity, largely, has to do with finding ways to make [our] monsters recompense that diligence and faith. See more »


One of the many screenwriters to submit a draft for the film Freddy vs. Jason (2003). See more »

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