Diane Walsh
Program Director, BFA in Writing for Film & TV
Associate Professor
BA, San Jose State University

Diane Walsh is an associate professor of Writing for Film & Television in the Division of Liberal Arts.

She is an Emmy-nominated producer for A Place for Annie, a Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation starring Cissy Spacek and Mary Louise Parker, and a producer of several television movies for ABC, CBS and NBC. She most recently produced Valentine's Day, a short film that premiered in the Philadelphia GLBT Film Festival.

Diane previously worked as director of Programming for the Family Channel, where she was executive-in-charge-of-production, and vice president of Television for Ruddy/Morgan Productions (Al Ruddy--producer of The Godfather) and Robert Greenwald Productions (producer/director of Outfoxed, and Brave New Films documentaries).

She has been a panel judge for the Greater Philadelphia Film Office's annual PITCHFEST event for the past several years, and has mentored four winners of their SHOT IN PHILLY screeplay competition.  Her on-camera work includes New Century Television's web series American Actor and The Shape of Identity: 4 Films by Women, broadcast on DUTV.

Diane is also a Founding Member of the Philadelphia Women in Film and Television chapter, and is a professional script and production consultant. 

Class Schedule, Fall 2017

TH01:00PM - 03:50PMAdvanced Screenwriting I
T,F01:00PM - 02:20PMIntro to Screenwriting I
T,F10:00AM - 11:20AMWriting for Television I

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 1201C
Tel: 215-717-6560
Fax: 215-717-6467