Before knowing the 180-degree rule or Final Draft software, Eric Conner was a theater junkie. His credits included assistant directing the Off Broadway production of The Disputation for Robert Kalfin, directing Strindberg’s The Stronger at Theater Studio, and acting in Three Sisters. Conner received his M.F.A. from the University of Southern California where he won a Sloan Scholarship for his screenplay Just Enough, which was also accepted into the Hamptons Screenwriters Conference. He served as a production manager on the Starz documentary The Cutting Edge: The Story of Cinema Editing. Interview subjects included Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Walter Murch, and Sean Penn. Currently, Conner teaches writing, producing, and directing at New York Film Academy. Along with writing partner Chad Rocco, he has recently optioned the family comedy The Filthy Five to Fleuron Films. Conner lives in Los Angeles with his wife Lauren and their dog Sharkie the Schnoodle.
Eric Conner was awarded a Screenwriting grant at USC in 2001 for Just Enough