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Philip Eisner

Philip Eisner's addiction to screenwriting began with the sale of the second screenplay he wrote. Over twenty years later, he has been unable to kick the habit. He teaches screenwriting on and off at the UCLA Extension Writers Program, and serves as a writing mentor through Cinestory. He grew up in Ft. Worth, Texas and is a graduate of Stanford ... See full bio »

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Event Horizon Writer
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 2008 Mutant Chronicles (written by)
 2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled (TV Mini-Series) (written by)
 1997 Event Horizon (written by)
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 2019 Allegiance (Short) (special thanks) (completed)
 2014 Jump! (Short) (special thanks)
 2010 The Scared of Death Society (special thanks)
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 2009 The Making of 'Mutant Chronicles' (Video documentary)

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Book: "Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program" ed. by Linda Venis. Contributed "Chapter 12: Show, Don't Tell: Writing for Visual Media" See more »

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The critical and financial failure of his screenwriting debut, Event Horizon (1997), was particularly damaging to his career, as he would never write another film script again for over a decade.

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