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Screenwriter, director, teacher and author

Brian McDonald is an American screenwriter, director, teacher and author, who lives in Washington State.

In 2001, McDonald directed a mockumentary short film called White Face. It was shown at the 2001 Slamdance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for Best Short. 

McDonald is the author of Invisible Ink - A Practical Guide To Building Stories That Resonate and The Golden Theme - How To Make Your Writing Appeal To The Highest Common Denominator.

In comic books he has written for such titles that include Tarzan, Predator and Lost In Space and the first Hellboy spin-off Abe Sapien - Drums Of The Dead.

Brian has taught story classes at Pixar, Disney Feature Animation and Lucasfilm. 
McDonald was a guest lecturer at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in January 2012. Held in Seattle, Washington, it is the largest youth film festival in the world, and "the premier showcase of the best young directors from around the world".

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