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Frederick Keith Staudmyer

Assistant Professor of Film, Television, and Media Arts

BA, New York University; MFA, Columbia University

School of Communications


FTM 450

Senior Seminar in Film and Television - Fall 2018

FTM 493

Senior Project Colloquy: Preproduction - Fall 2018

FTM 372

Screenwriting - Spring 2019

FTM 495

Senior Project: Production - Spring 2019

FTM 240

Analysis of the Moving Image - Spring 2019


Film Television and Media Arts

Phone Number

(203) 582-6554

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Office Location

Center for Comm.&Engineer #134


Frederick Staudmyer is an Assistant Professor of Communications at Quinnipiac University. He received his BA from New York University and his MFA from Columbia University in film with a concentration in screenwriting. He went on to work as a story analyst for Walt Disney Studios in Los Angeles, where he analyzed screenplays, evaluated material, and gave development notes on projects going into production. He has also worked on two Nickelodeon shows and written pilots for Hollywood production companies. His short films have screened and won awards at numerous festivals around the globe including: The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival, LA Comedy Shorts, New Orleans Film Festival, Madrid International Film Festival, Sitges, and The Cannes International Film Festival. Currently, he is writing a biopic about the maverick filmmaker, Orson Welles, and conducting research for a future screenplay about the Nobel Prize winning author, Ernest Hemingway.