2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Danny Rubin

co-writer Groundhog Day, Hear No Evil, S.F.W.
Twitter: @groundhog_guy
After many years writing for professional theater companies as well as scripting industrial films and children’s television, Danny Rubin began writing screenplays. His screen credits include Hear No EvilS.F.W., and Groundhog Day, for which he received the British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and the Critics’ Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year, as well as honors from the Writers Guild of America and the American Film Institute.

Rubin has taught screenwriting in Chicago at the University of Illinois, Columbia College, and the National High School Institute; at the Sundance Institute in Utah; the PAL Screenwriting Lab in England; the Chautauqua Institution in New York; at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico; and at Harvard University as the Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on Screenwriting from 2008-2013.

Rubin holds a B.A. in Biology from Brown University and an M.A. in Radio, Television, and Film from Northwestern University.

He is married to librarian, web-designer, and architect Louise Rubin with whom he shares 2 children, 1 dog, and 2 inflatable fish.