Kevin Downs

Kevin Downs holds an MFA in film from NYU.   He optioned four screenplays for theatrical feature film and worked as a key creative partner with several Academy Award-winning/nominated producers and directors.   He is the recipient of grants and awards from the Louis B. Mayer Foundation, the Cafritz Foundation, WorldFest-Houston and the International Telly Awards.  He has taught classes in screenwriting for more than 15 years and many of his former students are now writers, producers, directors and executives at well-established companies such as PBS, Showtime, and DreamWorks.


Kevin Downs holds an MFA in film from NYU.   He optioned four screenplays for theatrical feature film and worked as a key creative partner with several Academy Award-winning/nominated producers and directors.   He is the recipient of grants and awards from the Louis B. Mayer Foundation, the Cafritz Foundation, WorldFest-Houston and the International Telly Awards.  He has taught classes in screenwriting for more than 15 years and many of his former students are now writers, producers, directors and executives at well-established companies such as PBS, Showtime, and DreamWorks.