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Juliet Giglio

Assistant Professor

329 Marano Campus Center

Office hours

Fall 2016
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:30 - 12:30
Friday 3:00-4:00
or by appointment

After selling sixteen screenplays in Los Angeles, Juliet decided she was allergic to sunshine and moved to upstate NY to teach screenwriting at SUNY Oswego. Film credits include: Disney's TARZAN, ABC's NOAH, ABC Family's PIZZA MY HEART and Disney Channel's RETURN TO HALLOWEENTOWN.


Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension, 2012. Fade In: An Introduction to Screenwriting, 2017.


  • Big Bear Film Festival, California 2008 and 2009.
  • UCLA Arts Day, 2010.
  • Career Day, Syracuse University, 2012.
  • University Film Video Association, Montana 2014 and Washington, DC, 2015.

Awards and honors

BEER BOY, Nominated for Best Unproduced Comedic Screenplay, Written By Magazine.

Performances and exhibitions


  • Disney's animated TARZAN (Story Consultant)
  • PIZZA MY HEART (Screenwriter)
  • NOAH (Screenwriter)
  • LIV WORLD webisodes (Writer)



Dartmouth College, BA in English
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, MFA

Classes taught

Spring 2017 Courses

CRW 201/800 TR 9:35-10:55 210 Marano CC
CRW 201/810 TR 12:45-2:05 210 Marano CC
CRW 395/800 S 1:00-2:20 323 Marano CC
CRW 411/800 TR 2:20-3:40 210 Marano CC

CRW 201-This introductory course explores the screenwriting genre as it applies to a visual medium.  Students will engage in writing exercises to learn the elements of story, character development, structure, scene study and dialogue.  Students will also analyze professional screenplays, learn to pitch and write their own short film script. No prerequisite.

CRW 395-Spring 2017 Q3 Course
Weeks 1-7 on campus
Spring Break:  London! (total cost of trip $2,295)
London is the city that has been home to film & TV for over a hundred  years.  It looms large in our imaginations with its spy thrillers, comedies, science fiction and dramas.  It's a vibrant city that's easily accessible to American students.  This course will familiarize the student with British film & TV from the screenwriter's point of view.  After a seven week study in Oswego of selected British films and television programs, the student will then travel to London for Spring Break where they will be engaged with not only the London locations but also with some of the screenwriters.

CRW 411-Screenwriting guru Robert McKee wrote: “Secure writers don't sell first drafts. They patiently rewrite until the script is as director-ready, as actor-ready as possible. Unfinished work invites tampering, while polished, mature work seals its integrity.” In this course you'll take the first draft of your screenplay to the next level.  Pre-requisites:  CRW 201 and CRW 301 and a completed first draft of a feature film script.