Marc May is an Assistant Professor in the Electronic Media and Film Department at Towson University who teaches storytelling and screenwriting. Marc’s film industry career has primarily been as a screenwriter, selling and optioning to Hollywood studios. For ten consecutive years, he always had at least one project in active studio development. In indie films, he co-wrote Primo, which premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles and story edited Medio Tiempo, which made its television debut on Showtime. Marc wrote two documentaries that premiered on PBS in honor of Black History Month and produced the Student Emmy Award-winning weekly magazine show UCLA: Next. He also served as a private consultant to a Vancouver, Canada-based internet firm that was consequently named by Newswire as one of the top 10 fastest growing websites based on U.S. traffic growth. His latest credit is Story Editor for Oscar-winning Producer Roger Corman on Stealing Las Vegas, starring Eric Roberts.
NIGHTMARE ALLEY AND WEST SIDE STORY – TU Electronic Media and Film Review by Marc May