Stuart Voytilla

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Lecturer, Head of Undergraduate Advising

Theater Film and Media
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA, 92182
Office: DA 204
Phone: 619-594-1375

Stuart Voytilla is a script writer, script consultant, and author of two critically acclaimed books on story and genre, Myth and the Movies, and (with Scott Petri) Writing the Comedy Film, published by Michael Wiese Productions. As co-founder, writer and producer for Redfield Arts, his film credits include The Death of Poe and the award-winning screen adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His non-fiction scriptwriting credits include writing multi-media promotional campaigns for The Baltimore Sun newspaper, the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau, Monarch Beach Resort, and others.

Stuart was a member of the development team behind the creation of Innoventive Software’s FrameForge Previz Studio, a storyboarding and previsualizing software for television and motion picture production, which earned an Emmy Award for Technical Achievement by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Stuart has over twenty years of university teaching experience, and a four-time recipient of TTF’s “Most Influential Faculty” award. Stuart additionally serves as Faculty Fellow for the Course Design Institute through SDSU’s Instructional Technology Services. As Faculty Fellow, Stuart specializes in effective instructional design for faculty considering the use of media in the classroom (face-to-face, online, hybrid).

Stuart earned his B.A. in Theatre and Economics (University of the Pacific) and MFA in Creative Writing/Screenwriting (National University).

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