Screenwriter, Professor, Former Head of Screenwriting at FSU
Timothy Long is a professional screenwriter who has sold, optioned, and pitched projects at the Hollywood studio level. Mr. Long has had original screenplays of his in development with Academy Award® winning producer Jeremy Kleiner (12 Years a Slave), as well as Academy Award® nominated producer Andrew Lazar (American Sniper).
Mr. Long is also a nationally recognized screenplay consultant, and was Head of the MFA Screenwriting Program at FSU’s College of Motion Picture Arts for nearly two decades.
Former FSU film students have gone on to sell screenplays such as; Moonlight (2017 Academy Award® Winner), The Maze Runner, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, It Follows, 11:14, Little Black Book, El Gringo, The Myth Of The American Sleep Over, Echelon Conspiracy, Sophie’s Revenge, and Deliverance Creek.
Others have gone on to successful careers in television, writing for such shows as; Jane by Design, Life As We Know It, Arrow, Mistresses, The Originals, Yes Dear, Desperate Housewives, Smallville, and Hollywood Girl.