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Prof. Northrop Davis

Northrop Davis is a screenwriter who teaches screen and television writing and manga/anime studies. He earned his B.A. at Duke University and his MFA at California Institute of the Arts. He has sold three Hollywood projects: his science fiction script Cyber Ship to Warner Brothers and two pitches, one to Columbia/Sony Studios and another to 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, both of which he subsequently wrote as screenplays. He has also taught courses on manga and anime at the University of California, Irvine, and in 2012, received the University of South Carolina's Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award. He was also awarded a Provost's grant for adapting his story into a manga that is currently in production and will be published next year. Prof. Davis published a number of print articles in the US and abroad in leading publications in his field. His book Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood is now out from Bloomsbury Academic.

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Sunday, July 3

5:00pm PDT