Amy Fox - Profile PictureAmy Fox is an acclaimed writer whose credits include screenplays, television shows and plays. She was a writer and co-producer on the ABC series The Conners. Her screenplay, Equity, led to the female-driven Wall Street film which premiered at Sundance 2016 and was released by Sony Pictures Classics. Amy’s previous feature screenplay, for the Merchant Ivory film Heights, starring Glenn Close and Elizabeth Banks, also premiered at Sundance and was released by SPC. Her plays have been produced by theaters in New York, including the Ensemble Studio Theater and Clubbed Thumb, and have been seen in London, Tehran, San Francisco, Austin, and St. Paul.

Amy was a full-time screenwriting professor and Head of Writing at NYU Tisch’s Graduate Film Program for over a decade. She has also taught at Sundance Collab and Brooklyn College, mentored at the IRIS/NYWIFT Writers Lab sponsored by Meryl Streep, and served as a Jury Member for the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Made in New York Grant Program. She has guest lectured around the country, including at Harvard University, Brown University, Stephens College, and Amherst College.

Her work has been recognized by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, The Kilroys, and Womens Image Network.

She holds a BA from Amherst College and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Brooklyn College.

Her students have acclaimed her workshops:

Each class is packed with the perfect blend of practical and inspirational.  She speaks honestly about her vast experience in the industry but makes sure to anchor us in the practice of art.”

That was the clearest (and most concise) explanation of structure Ive ever heard in a class.”