Deirdre Fishel | Part-Time Assistant Professor | The New School for Public Engagement
  • Faculty

    Deirdre Fishel

    Part-Time Assistant Professor

    MFA, Hunter; American Film Institute Director's Program

    Writer/director of the dramatic feature film Risk, which premiered at Sundance; as well as two documentary features Still Doing It and Sperm Donor X. She just finished The Boy Game, a hybrid doc/drama about gender straitjacketing among middle school boys and is in development on The Boy Game interactive website and a dramatic feature. She is also in production on a new doc that looks at elder care in America and the lives of the workers who do it.

    Courses Taught

    • Screenwriting I 
    • Screenwriting II
    • Screenwriting III
    • Script Analysis
    • Writing the Dramatic Short
    • Writing the TV Hour