Screenwriter, Playwright/Composer, Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting at Columbia, Tisch/NYU and the New School. www.LorenPaulCaplin.com @lpcaplin
Mr. Caplin was a Religious Studies Major at UCSB and studied under the esteemed Professors Jonathan Z. Smith and Mircae Eliade.
He currently. teaches screenwriting at Columbia University, The Department of Dramatic Writing at Tisch/NYU, and was among the core faculty that created the curriculum for the Screenwriting Certificate at the New School. He lives in NYC with his wife, painter and illustrator, Jenne van Eeghen.
FILM: The Lucky Ones (feature film; Writer/Director), Tribeca Film Festival 2003, DVD release 2007; History of the World in 8 Minutes (Writer/Director), New Directors/New Films Festival, MoMA, NYC; Lost Angels (Original Story), Orion Pictures; Battle in the Erogenous Zone, (Co-Wrote and Co-Produced) Showtime; The Forbidden Zone (Music Producer), Samuel Goldwyn; film scripts for: Paramount, Columbia, TriStar and numerous independents.
THEATER/PLAYWRIGHT: The Presidents (co-playwright with Ron Nessen), PBS, U.S. National Tour (2002-2003); Sunday's Child and Men in the Kitchen (playwright), Long Wharf Theater, CT; A Subject of Childhood (playwright), W.P.A. Theater, NYC; City Muzik (Book, Music, Lyrics) Huntington Theater, Boston; Gangs (Book, Music, Lyrics), produced by David Merrick and Joe Roth. Numerous poems published including in The Paris Review and Rolling Stone.