Trey Ellis is an Emmy and Peabody winning filmmaker, American Book Award Winning novelist, playwright, essayist and Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Most recently, he is an Executive Producer of the HBO documentary TRUE JUSTICE: BRYAN STEVENSON'S FIGHT FOR EQUALITY and last year’s KING IN THE WILDERNESS also for HBO.


He has written dozens of scripts and teleplays including the TUSKEGEE AIRMEN for HBO, and GOOD FENCES for Showtime, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was shortlisted for the PEN award for Best Teleplay of the year. His works have been screened at the Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He is the author of the novels, PLATITUDES, HOME REPAIRS and the American Book Award Winning, RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, as well as the memoir BEDTIME STORIES: ADVENTURES IN THE LAND OF SINGLE-FATHERHOOD. His essays have appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, GQ, Vanity Fair and NewYorker.com and he has contributed audio commentary to NPR’s All Things Considered. His play, FLY, was commissioned by the Lincoln Center Institute and continues to be performed around the country including in Washington, D.C.’s Ford’s Theater, the Pasadena Playhouse and the New Victory Theater in New York.

Courses and Content

Event

21

May

Event
Thursday | May 21, 2020

Advisor Q&A Live: Trey Ellis on Building Your Storytelling Toolbox

1:00PM - 2:00PM (PDT)

Trey Ellis

Advisor

Video
Video

Advisor Q&A: Trey Ellis on Building Your Storytelling Toolbox

Trey Ellis

Advisor

Event

9

Aug

Event
Sunday | August 09, 2020

Online Meetup with Trey Ellis

10:00AM - 11:30AM (PDT)

Trey Ellis

Advisor

Video
Video

Online Meetup with Trey Ellis

Trey Ellis

Advisor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Apr 19 - Jun 20

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Apr. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Aug 9 - Oct 10

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Aug. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Feb 22 - Apr 25

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Feb. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Jan 17 - Mar 20

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Jan. 2022)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Jul 12 - Sep 12

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Jul. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Jul 11 - Sep 11

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (July 2022)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Jun 14 - Aug 15

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Jun. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Mar 22 - May 23

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Mar. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Mar 14 - May 15

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (March 2022)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
May 9 - Jul 10

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (May 2022)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
May 17 - Jul 18

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (May. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Nov 1 - Jan 9

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Nov. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Oct 4 - Dec 5

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Oct. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

On-Demand Learning
On-Demand Learning
Sept 7 - Nov 7

Screenwriting: Core Elements (Self-paced) (Sept. 2021)

self-paced | 9 week course

Trey Ellis

Instructor

Video
Video

The Art of Feedback: Giving and Receiving Notes

Franklin Leonard

Moderator

Event

25

Mar

Event
Wednesday | March 25, 2020

Webinar: The Art of Feedback: Giving and Receiving Notes

9:30AM - 10:45AM (PDT)

Franklin Leonard

Moderator