Marc Lapadula, playwright and screenwriter, is an award-winning film producer and university lecturer. As Senior Lecturer at Yale University in The Film Studies Program, he has taught screenwriting seminars since 1992. His stage plays, including "StripHer", "Not by Name", "Two Shakes", "Men Like Us", "The Rains Change", "Serial Killer" and "In Uniform Thanksgiving", have been produced in New York (off-Broadway), England, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Marc has also has had several original screenplays commissioned; "Distant Influence", "Night Bloom" and "At Risk", among others. Lapadula produced "Angel Passing" staring Hume Cronyn and Teresa Wright, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won, among other awards, the grand prize at WorldFest Houston. He also produced the film "Mentor", starring Rutger Hauer ("Blade Runner") that premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival. He has been a consultant for film producers and studios, including New Line Films and has been an expert script analyst in major Hollywood lawsuits. Lapadula has previously taught screenwriting, playwriting and film analysis courses at Johns Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania and the Graduate Film School at Columbia University. He graduated cum laude with a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, studied Irish and English Drama at Oxford University, received his M.A. from Malcolm Bradbury’s Creative Writing Workshop at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England, and earned an MFA in playwriting from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.