The Script Mentor is proud to announce the addition of two new members to their advisory council. Mr. David Greenwald and Mr. Robert Gosnell are active supporters of The Script Mentor organization and will offer their professional expertise on a variety of industry topics including screenwriting, marketing, representation, production, distribution, and film festivals.
DAVID K. GREENWALD
Marketing strategist David K. Greenwald has helped launch two revolutionary industries.
Beginning his career on Madison Avenue, David guided strategic planning for a blue-chip client list, including supervising their commercial productions. Managing Sony’s $50 million communication program, he introduced home video, negotiating partnerships with four major film studios. His work received numerous awards including the prestigious Edison Award from the American Marketing Association.
Eager for a new challenge, he left for Europe, where he helped Olivetti establish one of Europe’s first electronic shopping malls as well as one of its first internet service providers. The co-author of a highly regarded book on internet marketing, David ran an interactive media agency, creating a website for a local Citibank office and expanding it to seventeen European countries. The Italian press labeled him as one of “The 25 Men (and Women) of E-commerce”.
David has been a consultant to a content provider to CNBC, RAI, and the BBC as well as a television commentator on media and technology. He is a film festival advisor, a marketing and distribution consultant to independent and Hollywood productions, and the manager of the group Independent Film Producers.
David is a summa cum laude graduate of the Wesleyan University film program.
A professional screenwriter for more than twenty-five years, Robert Gosnell has produced credits in feature films, network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable, and is a member of the Writers Guild of America, West, and the Writers Guild of Canada.
Robert began his career writing situation comedy as a staff writer for the ABC series Baby Makes Five. As a freelance writer, he wrote episodes for Too Close for Comfort and the TBS comedies Safe at Home and Rocky Road. In cable, he has scripted numerous projects for the Disney Channel, including Just Perfect, a Disney Channel movie featuring Jennie Garth. In 1998, he wrote the Showtime original movie, Escape from Wildcat Canyon, which starred Dennis Weaver and won the national “Parents Choice Award.” Robert’s feature credits include the Chuck Norris/Louis Gosset Jr. film Firewalker, an uncredited rewrite on the motion picture Number One With A Bullet starring Robert Carradine and Billy Dee Williams, and the sale of his original screenplay Kick And Kick Back to Cannon Films. Robert was also selected as a judge for the 1990 Cable Ace awards, in the Comedy Special category.
In 1990, Robert left Hollywood for Denver, where he became active in the local independent film community. His screenplay Tiger Street was produced by the Pagoda Group of Denver, and premiered on Showtime Extreme in August of 2003. In 1999, Denver’s Inferno Films produced the action film Dragon and the Hawk from his script. In 2001, Robert co-wrote the screenplay for the independent feature Siren for Las Vegas company Stage Left Productions. His feature script Juncture was produced by Front Range Films in March of 2006, and is currently available on DVD.
Robert is a principal member of the Denver production company “Conspiracy Films”, is frequently an invited speaker for local writers clubs and organizations, and served on the faculty of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference in September, 2002. Robert regularly presents his screenwriting class “The Elements of Screenplay,” along with advanced classes and workshops, in the Denver area.