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Screenwriting and Animation

Keith Mehlinger

Director/ Associate Professor, Screenwriting and Animation

Office: G05E
Phone: 443-885-1741


UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. M.F.A. Cinema/TV (Screenwriting)

University of California at Berkeley. B.S. Journalism

Keith Mehlinger is tenured professor of cinematic arts and sciences at Morgan State University and director of the Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN) program and the Digital Media Center in the James H., Gilliam Jr. College of Liberal Arts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley and the M.F.A. in Cinema/TV (Screenwriting) from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television. Mehlinger has a track record of successful experience as a marketing communications and corporate film and video producer in Los Angeles. He has also served as in-house producer for Fortune 250 companies including Northrop Aircraft and TRW Space and Defense. As director of the corporate division of SI Communications in Burbank, Ca., he expanded the company client base, and also produced multiple episodes of the syndicated documentary series, "Story of a People" including "African Americans: An Amazing Century."

His new projects include cinematic arts workshops for Baltimore Youth Film Arts in partnership with Johns Hopkins Film and Media Arts through an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.