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Adam Tobin

Senior Lecturer
BA English, Stanford
MFA Screenwriting, University of Southern California
Adam Tobin

Adam Tobin is a screenwriter teaching courses in Script Analysis, Screenwriting, TV Pilot, Fiction Film Production, and Adaptation. Tobin created the half-hour comedy series About a Girl and the reality series Best Friend's Datefor Viacom's The-N channel (now TeenNick) and has written for ABC, ESPN, Discovery Channel, and the National Basketball Association. He was a story analyst for Jim Henson Pictures and has taught story and pitching seminars at Dreamworks Animation, Twentieth Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios, and Aardman Animations. He also teaches in the Arts Intensive program and offers an Improvisationally Speaking course in Stanford Continuing Studies. His play She Persisted: The Musical, adapted from Chelsea Clinton's children's book, was a New York Times Critic's Pick at the Atlantic Theatre Company in February 2020.


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