Patricia K. Meyer

Screenwriter Patricia K. Meyer

Patricia K. Meyer, a screenwriter and producer, has written numerous feature adaptations, from dark comedy to true crime drama, for Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and all the major studios. In addition, she has written miniseries and movies-of-the-week, as well as an original drama pilot for CBS. Her ABC 4-hour miniseries based on The Women of Brewster Place, starring Oprah Winfrey, earned an Emmy® nomination and Image Award.  She also executive produced Nora Ephron’s directorial debut, This is My Life, for 20th Century Fox. Meyer earned a BA in History and Literature from Harvard University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Boston University. Meyer is a longtime member of the Writers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. After ten years teaching screenwriting at the AFI Conservatory, she is now a Clinical Professor and the Graduate Director of two MFA Screenwriting programs at Loyola Marymount University. In 2019 she was named one of the top film educators in the country by Variety