About Irv Bauer
Screenwriter - Teacher - Playwright - Story Consultant
Screenwriter Irv Bauer’s enormously popular annual two-week Summer Screenwriting classes on how to write a screenplay in both New York and Spoleto, Italy have been attended by students from over thirty different countries from four continents. Over 25 years Irv taught Screenwriting in the Undergraduate and Summer programs at the NYU Film School, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Washington and The Australian National Film School and in Master Classes at Cornell as well as conducted guest workshops and seminars on screenwriting all over the world including special seminars for film and media communities in London, Paris, Sydney and New York and Los Angeles. As private teacher, coach and consultant and with his course on DVD, his reach is global with individual distance learning by Skype and email.
On the animated series, Courage The Cowardly Dog for Cartoon Network, Irv was Senior Story Consultant as well as writer, for all four seasons. On the animated musical feature film Jazzbo, Irv is the writer/creator as well as Executive Producer. He is often called upon to consult on screenplays and plays at various stages of production both by Hollywood and Indie Film screenwriters, producers, and directors and Broadway, Off Broadway and Regional theater playwrights and producers. Among them Brad Furman, Ashton Springer, Alan Landsburg, Jean-Christophe Barret and countless others.
Irv Bauer is the author of several optioned and produced screenplays among which are, The Elephant is Well, Captain of Paradise, Hunt and High Octane, as well as many commissioned rewrites for both Film and TV. His many stage plays include, A Dream Out of Time produced at the Promenade Theatre in New York, A Fine and Private Place at The Showboat Theatre in Seattle, the book of the Broadway bound musical version of the film An American In Paris and Legs Diamond and the Broadway musical Rollin’ on the TOBA.
Irv Bauer is a lifetime member of the Dramatists Guild and a long standing member of the Writers Guild of America.
Irv Bauer writes a weekly blog: Irv Bauer on Screenwriting