JOE GILFORD is a 35-year veteran writer, director and producer. His upcoming feature screenplays, Kalimantan and Moonbounce, are currently in preparation. He has written documentaries for PBS’ award-winning American Experience. He is one of the most popular professors at NYU’s undergraduate film department since 1999. He teaches and lectures nationwide, including Montclair State University in New Jersey, Hollins University in Virginia and Columbia University. He is an in-demand script consultant through his website StoryRescue.com consulting with dozens of writers on their screenplays, TV scripts, plays and novels. He is the recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant for his play Danny’s Brain about football concussions. His off-Broadway play Finks was critically acclaimed and nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Play and an Off-Broadway Alliance award for Best New Play. The play was videotaped for the prestigious Lincoln Center Theater on Film collection, usually reserved for Broadway productions. Finks is published by Dramatists Play Service.