Nate Kohn, Director of Screenwriting, is a professor at the University of Georgia, Associate Director of the George Foster Peabody Awards and festival director of Roger Ebert's Film Festival.

Dr. Kohn produced "Zulu Dawn" starring Burt Lancaster and Peter O’Toole; the independent feature "Somebodies", which premiered at Sundance (2006); "Rain", the Bahamas’ first indigenous feature which premiered at Toronto (2007) and on Showtime (2010); the feature film "Bottleworld" (2010); the feature length documentary "Bayou Maharajah" that premiered at the SXSW Festival (2013); and the Emmy Award-winning short documentary "Ebertfest" in 2012. He was executive produced on the BET television series "Somebodies" (2008).

He has served on juries and mentored screenwriters at the Atlanta, Hawaii, Kerala and Bahamas International Film Festivals. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles and of the book "Pursuing Hollywood: Seduction, Obsession, Dread" (AltaMira Press, 2006).

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Nate Kohn
Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Journalism Building
Athens, GA
Ph.D., University of Illinois