A native of Omaha, Nebraska, David Radcliff received his B.A. in English from the University of Southern California, and his M.F.A. from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. While a student of the UCLA Screenwriting Program, he taught or assistant taught courses in screenwriting, film structure, and English composition to students ranging from elementary to graduate school levels.
David’s work as an educator, screenwriter, short story author and journalist has received numerous recognitions, including the George Burns and Gracie Allen Comedy Writing Scholarship and the Jack Nicholson Excellence in Screenwriting Award. At the 2007 Austin Film Festival, David was a finalist in both the Sitcom Teleplay (top 3) and Latitude Feature Film (top 5) competitions. In 2009, he was named a semi-finalist for the NBC Writers on the Verge Program and a finalist for the coveted Disney-ABC Television Writing Fellowship.
In addition to his script consulting work, David is a writer for Vantage Media and is a writer and editor for ABILITY Magazine, a publication that focuses on issues of health and disability. He lives in Studio City, California, and is a frequent volunteer for The Young Storytellers Foundation and Wheels for Humanity.