Josh Gilbert | Department of Media Arts

Josh Gilbert

Assistant Professor of Practice
Screenwriting; Film & TV Development
Josh Gilbert

Josh Gilbert received his BA in Broadcast Communication from Marquette University, after which he moved to Los Angeles and began working as a screenwriter. On the film side, he has sold original pitches and scripts to Universal, Disney, Paramount, and New Line, and rewritten projects for Fox, MGM, and others. Previous television work has included: animation, game shows, talk shows, reality, variety, and network half-hour. He received a Daytime Emmy in 2003 for writing and producing The Wayne Brady Show.

In recent years he has branched out from primarily comedy writing into drama, horror, and science fiction. He's currently developing a new drama series he co-created for Sony.

Courses taught at UNT:

  • Intermediate Screenwriting
  • Writing for Television
  • Topics in Media Writing: The Rewrite