David Wyatt

Freelance Screenwriter & Proofreader

Location:United States
2 Skills

Eighteen years of experience writing and producing network television series. Eight years of experience teaching all aspects of television and feature film screenwriting.

Adjunct Professor, School of Film and Television, Screenwriting Department, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Create curriculum, conduct lectures and oversee workshops for instruction in television writing for graduated students and instructions in feature film writing for undergraduate students.
January 2012 – Present

Producer/Writer/Partner, Infinite X7 Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA
Produce, write and develop feature film, scripted and non-scripted television programs
May 2011 – June 2012

Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California, Guy A. Hanks and Marvin Miller Screenwriting Fellowship Program, Los Angeles, CA
“Writing the Television Script: Half Hour and Hour” Create curriculum, conduct lectures and oversee workshops for instruction in comedy and drama speculative and original pilot scripts. Organize and conduct panels with television industry professionals.
February 2005 – May 2012

Writer, Washington Square Pictures, New York, NY
Time Warner Cable talk show, “Born To Shine”
August 2011 to September 2011

Writer, Tyler Perry Studios, Atlanta, GA
TBS sitcom, “Meet The Browns”
March 2009 – March 2009

Writer, David Lynch Productions, Beverly Hills, CA
Cartoon Network animation series “Class of 3000”
October 2005 – September 2006

Writer, Warner Bros. Television, Los Angeles, CA
UPN sitcom “Eve”
August 2005 – November 2005

Writer/Producer, Carsey Werner/Manabach Productions, New York, NY
NBC comedy series “Whoopi”
April 2003 – January 2004

Creator/Writer, Warner Bros. Television Animation, Sherman Oaks, CA
“Shaquille O’Neal Project”
October 2001 – December 2001

Writer, Jambalaya Studios, Glendale, CA
Disney Channel animation series “The Proud Family”
October 2000 – December 2000

Script Consultant, Si Tv, Los Angeles, CA
Nickelodeon sitcom “The Brothers Garcia”
November 2000 – November 2000

Writer, Whole Nine Productions, New York, NY
“Gentleman of Leisure: An American Love Story” screenplay based on the book Gentleman of Leisure
May 1998 – September 2002

Co-Producer, Paramount Pictures Television, Los Angeles, CA
The WB Network comedy series “Sister, Sister”
September 1997 – March 1999

Writer, QDE/NBC Productions, Burbank, CA
FOX sitcom “In The House”
UPN sitcom “The Macio Project”
September 1997 – November 1997

Writer, Perez Minton Productions, New York, NY
Nickelodeon children’s program “Gullah Gullah Island”
March 1997 – November 1997

Executive Story Consultant, Carsey-Werner Productions, New York, NY
CBS television sitcom “Cosby”
April 1996 – March 1997

Writer, QDE Productions/NBC Production, Burbank, CA
NBC television sitcom “Fresh Prince of Bel Air”
December 1995

Staff Writer, Warner Bros. Television Animation, Sherman Oaks, CA
The WB Network animation series, “Waynehead”
February 1996 – May 1996

Story Editor, Warner Bros. Television, Burbank, CA
The WB Network television sitcom, “Wayans Bros.”
September 1994 – March 995

Writer, Warner Bros. Television, Burbank, CA
FOX television series, “Living Single”
October 1993 – November 1993, September 1994 – October 1994

Staff Writer, HBO Independent Productions, Universal City, CA
FOX television sitcom “Martin”
May 1992 – March 1993


Bachelor of Arts in Radio/Television/Film, Minor in Business Administration, Marketing - California State University at Long Beach


Writers Guild of America, West,
1. Committee of Black Writers, Co-Chairman
2. Committee Advisory Panel
Organization of Black Screenwriters, Board of Directors


Multicultural Symposium 11, Wildwood School, Los Angeles, CA, “It's Just A Joke... Right?” Conducted workshop on stereotypes in comedy. 2011 & 2012
Organization of Black Writers, Los Angeles, CA, 2010, Facilitator, “The Virtual Writers Workshop Retreat” 2010
Multicultural Symposium 10, Wildwood School, Los Angeles, CA, Conducted workshop, “It's Just A Joke... Right?” 2010
Pan African Art and Film Festival, Culver City, CA, panelist “So, You Finished Your Script, Now What?” 2009
Multicultural Symposium 08, Wildwood School, Los Angeles, CA, panelist “Why You See What You See – Diversity in the Industry, 2008
Final Draft’s Scriptwriters Showcase, Hollywood, CA, panelist “Television Writing,” 2007
National Association of Latino Independent Producers Conference, Newport Beach, CA, conducted “Art of Pitching Workshop,” 2007
Los Angeles Screenwriting Expo 5, 2006
1. “The Art of Comedy,” panelist
2. “The Craft of Sitcom,” panelist
Hollywood Black Film Festival, conducted “Television Structure Workshop,” 2006
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