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Michael Lucker

Title: Lecturer
Phone: 678-717-2266

Office: Nesbitt 2110, Gainesville

Courses Taught

MDST 1110 - Film Appreciation
MDST 2100 - Writing for Media
MDST 3100 - Screenwriting
MDST 3150 - Pre-Production
COMM 4900 - Senior Capstone


  • B.S., Broadcasting & Film, Boston University

Research/Special Interests

Michael currently serves as screenwriting advisor to the Atlanta Film Festival, founder of Screenwriter School, advisor to the Serenbe Institute, mentor in screenwriting in Reinhardt University’s MFA program in creative writing, and lecturer in screenwriting at Emory University. Feel free to contact Michael if you would like his help with your creative writing project.


Michael has served as screenwriter on more than thirty feature screenplays for such studios as Paramount, Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, and Universal, including Vampire In Brooklyn, Home On The Range, Good Intentions and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002 as best animated feature. He also served as screenwriter on the animated sequels to Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, Emperor’s New Groove, and 101 Dalmatians. He recently completed writing a fantasy biopic about the Ringling Brothers for independent producers and is currently writing a book on screenwriting titled “Crash! Boom! Bang! How To Write Action Movies” for Michael Wiesse Productions.

Personal Information

Michael enjoys running, mountain biking, and playing drums in rock, blues, and country bands.

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