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Harold Apter has been a writer, story editor and/or producer on many hours of television including comedy, sci-fi, drama and action.  His credits include The Golden Girls, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Walker, Texas Ranger.  He has written and served as a producer on feature films in Brazil and has been a consultant for Brazilian and Russian features and television.  He has been a lecturer and adjunct assistant professor in screen and television writing at USC School of Cinematic Arts, a lecturer at Chapman University, and a visiting assistant professor of screenwriting at Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts. He has also taught classes in screen and television writing in Moscow, Rio de Janeiro, Prague and Pristina. He recently developed, was the showrunner and a director on The Lynching, a drama series for Czech Television and ARTE. He is currently developing a new procedural series for Czech TV.  He holds a degree in Film and Television from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of the Writers Guild of America.


  • Department Visual & Media Arts
  • Since 2023
  • Office Hours
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B.F.A., NYU School of the Arts