Stephen Geller

  • B.A., Dartmouth College
  • M.F.A., Yale University

Previous Positions

Stephen Geller is an internationally renowned screenwriter, novelist, playwright and filmmaker. He also originated two Master of Fine Arts and undergraduate screenwriting programs at Boston University and Arizona State University. With a musician/composer father and an actress/teacher mother, Geller was raised during the heyday of Hollywood, where he participated as a child actor, dancer and, later, writer and director.

He has published four novels, several of which were made into films and also published abroad.

His adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five" won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize; his teleplay of "Warburg: A Man of Influence" won the Silver Bear Award for Best International Miniseries; and most recently, he wrote and starred in "Cuppa Cabby, Piece o' Pie," which won the Zoefilms Internet International Film Festival for Best Comedy of 2000.

Geller has worked regularly in the Italian, French, British and Scandinavian film industries as well as in the American industry.

He is a member of the screenwriting branch of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences and a lifetime member of the Writer's Guild of America.

Publications and presentations

Completed the novel, "Jews in the Bosom of the Big Bang" for winter 2015 publication