Patrick Cribben


229 Wilson Hall

Class Schedule:

MDST 2710: Screenwriting - Thurs 3:30-6:00

MDST 2870: Writing Film Criticsm for Popular Consumption - Mon 5:00-7:30

MDST 3559: Ukrainian Cinema: Evolution, Revolution, and Ontology - Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:45

A playwright, journalist, television writer, critic and educator, Mr. Cribben’s plays have been produced in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Florida, Connecticut and elsewhere. He has taught at UVA, Lynchburg University, Chesapeake College, and Piedmont Virginia Community College. Awards include the Virginia Prize for Playwrighting, Southern Playwriting Award, and Critic’s Choice Award at the Festival of Southern Theater. Awards in film include a Screenwriting Fellowship from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles and a Masters’ Scholar Award in Film from the American University in Washington DC. He has been a fellow at Yaddo and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and artist-in-residence at the State University of New York Oneota and Chesapeake College (Md.) He was a contributing writer for Saturday Night Live and Location Scout for the Cannes Film Festival FIPRESCI prize-winning film Blue Ruin. Mr. Cribben’s film criticism and other writing has appeared regularly in The Daily Progress, 64 Magazine, Blackbird Literary Journal, and Die Welte Woche.