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Interim Undergraduate Advisor
Keir Pearson is the Oscar-nominated screenwriter for Hotel Rwanda (2004). He has written feature assignment work for Warner Bros, Paramount, HBO, Playtone, Participant, and other companies. His feature project, Chavez, on activist farm worker Cesar Chavez, will be released in April 2014. Michael Pena and John Malkovich star with Diego Luna directing.
In terms of TV, he has developed and sold shows to Fox Network and the History Channel.
Keir Pearson attended Harvard University and wrote his senior thesis on Chinese cinema before attending NYU’s graduate program in filmmaking. He was also an Olympic athlete, having competed for the U.S. Rowing Team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.