A U.S.C. graduate, Michael Feit Dougan's
screenwriting credits began with, Public Access, which
earned the Grand Jury Prize for "Best Picture" at Sundance. Since
then Michael has worked as a story Structuralist, presenting story
design at Dreamworks Animation and serving past and present clients
including Bryan Singer (Director - X-Men, Valkyrie), Wes Craven
(Writer-Director - Wes
Craven's New Nightmare), Jeff Allard (Producer -
Massacre), Christopher McQuarrie (Writer - Usual Suspects), Yun
Suh, (Director-Producer - City of Borders) and
Iain McCaig (Concept Designer - Harry Potter IV), Debbie
Brubaker (Producer - The
Darwin Awards), and Domenica Cameron-Scorsese
(Writer-Director - Roots
As an academic, Michael earned both the 2003 Presidential and ASB
Teacher of the Year Award at Cogswell College and was featured in
the San Jose Mercury News. As part of his Masters Class in
Screenwriting and annual appearances at the Kentucky Ideafestival,
Michael has worked alongside Charles Pogue (The Fly re-make, Dragonheart and Psycho III) and as a
founding member of The Kentucky Film Lab, ran the Advanced
Screenwriter's Lab at the Idea Festival with Jack Epps Jr.
(Top Gun, Dick Tracy, Anaconda).
Michael co-wrote Developing
Digital Short Films with Sherri Sheridan in 2004,
contributed to Now Write!
Screenwriting to be published in January 2011.