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Jack Adams

Jack Adams, American film company executive, screenwriter, producer, educator.

Background

  • Adams, Jack was born on September 15, 1952 in Lakehurst, New Jersey, United States. Son of John Carey and Dorothy Jeanne (Conover) Adams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Music in Music Education, University Delaware, 1974.

    Career

    • President Koala Studio, Valencia, California, since 1977. Vice president development Unifilms, Inc., North Hollywood, since 1984. Instructor film, television writing and script analysis College of Canyons, Valencia, since 1988, Los Angeles City College, since 1989, EveryWoman's Village, Van Nuys, California, since 1990, Information Exchange, Los Angeles, since 1990, Learning Tree University, Chatsworth, California, since 1990, University Wisconsin, Madison, since 1991, University Hawaii, since 1992, United States Information Agency, Washington, since 1991, Information Network, South Pasadena, California, since 1990, Moorpark College, since 1991, Oxnard College, since 1991, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1991, Glendale (California) Community College, since 1991.

      Co-founder ScripTip, 1990, Classes Unlimited, since 1992, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, 1993, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1993, Irvine (California) Valley College, since 1992, Shenandoah Valley Writer's Guild, Front Royal, Virginia, since 1993, Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, California, since 1993, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, California, since 1993. Script consultant Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum. Member KNX Speakers Bureau, Columbia Broadcasting System Radio, since 1989, Story Board Development Group, Paramount Studios, since 1989.

      President NBC Writers Workshop. Member Larry Wilson Development Workshop, Paramount Studios, Le Group, Paramount Studios. Founding member, officer, board directors Los Angeles Filmmakers Workshop, 1989-1991.

      Founder Santa Clarita Scriptwriters Workshop, Writers Anonymous, 1988. President Entertainment Writers' Workshop, 1990, Adams Entertainment, 1993. Partner Flying Cow, 1994.

      Co-founder: Weasels in My Pants Productions, 1996. Member Indiana Feature Project West. Presenter numerous seminars and workshops.

    Works

    • Composer (film) Eat, 1980 (Filmex award 1981, best short film award Cinemagic magazine 1981). Writer, co-creator sitcom pilot Lola, Universal Studios, 1991. Writer, developer sitcom pilot Fat Farm.

      Writer, producer, director sitcom pilot Box # 22. Line producer sitcom pilots Zebra, It's Not My Fault. Creator: Screenwriting Warriors: Basic Training, 1988.

      Columnist: Creative Screenwriting Magazine, since 1994. Television editor Freelance Screenwriters' Forum Newsletter. Columnist ScreenWrite Now magazine.

      Creator (audiotapes) Top 50 Script Marketing Tips, Get An Agent to Sell Your Script, Write To Get Past the Script Reader, Pitch Your Film and Television Projects.

    Membership

    Member Indian Guides/Princesses Program, chief Apache tribe Young Men’s Christian Association, since 1990, produced annual haunted house fundraiser for Santa Clarita Family Young Men’s Christian Association, 1991-1994, participate in annual fundraising campaign, 1990, American Youth Soccer Organization American Youth Soccer Organization, 1988. Member American Film Institute (alumni association writers workshop), Scriptwriters Network (board advisors), Film Artists Network, Indiana Writers Southern California Scriptwriters Caucus, Association Information Systems Professionals (board directors 1983), Freelance Screenwriter's Forum (founding), Comedy Writers Co-op (founding ABC), Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum (advisor since 1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, still photography, music.

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Janulewicz, June 28, 1975. Children: Carey Miller, Chanine Angelina, Mikael Walter, Jozef Conover.
    Jack Adams
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    Born September 15, 1952
    (age 65)
    • 1974
      University Del.
    • 1977
      President, Koala Studio
      Valencia, California, United States
    • 1984
      vice president, development Unifilms
      North Hollywood, California, United States
    • 1988
      instructor, film
      Valencia, California, United States
    • 1989
      instructor, film
    • 1990
      instructor, film
      Van Nuys, California, United States
    • 1990
      instructor, film
      Chatsworth, California, United States
    • 1990
      instructor, film
      South Pasadena, California, United States
    • 1990
      instructor, film
    • 1991
      instructor, film
      Washington, United States
    • 1991
      instructor, film
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1991
      instructor, film
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 1991
      instructor, film
    • 1991
      instructor, film
    • 1991
      instructor, film
    • 1992
      instructor, film
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