Greg serves as a story (and script) consultant for a number of shows airing on cable and digital platforms – working out of Los Angeles and NYC. Two of his current projects are garnering a great deal of interest: his a one-long drama pilot, “Pendulum” written with Adam Eget, which is in development and a feature film adaptation, “Turbulence: A Story of Survival,” based on Annette Herfkens book (Regan Arts). He’s had several projects in development with Alloy Entertainment/Warner Horizon. He’s also developing on a TV pilot based on the satirical news site: Weekly World News.
He served as the head writer and co-executive producer of Zodiac Island, a Chinese children’s show (produced in Beijing, Hong Kong and L.A.), which aired in syndication in the U.S. He also directed over 30 episodes of the show in China.
Greg was also the executive producer and director of Club 11, an educational show about sports and soccer, which also aired in syndication in the U.S. He served as an executive producer for B In Tune Productions – which provides educational programming to children (to the age of 18). He has written material for Sesame Street as well as for other cable networks including Comedy Central, ABC/Family, Nickelodeon and Adult Swim.
Greg has optioned a number of scripts to Hollywood productions companies and have sold and optioned three scripts: “Border Patrol”, “To Russia With Vinny” and “The Happy Divorce.”
Greg has served as a story consultant for a number of TV shows on Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Fuse. Greg also worked as a story consultant on a number of projects for DreamWorks, Sony Pictures, Mandalay Entertainment, Echo Lake Entertainment, Holy Cow Animation, East of Doheny, Parkchester Pictures and Lightstorm Entertainment.
Greg holds dual MFA’s in Screenwriting from the USC School of Cinematic Arts and UCLA’s School of Film Television and Theatre. He’s been awarded the Jack Oakie Comedy Fellowship, The George Burns Comedy Award, The Gil Cates Screenwriting Fellowship and the Jack Nicholson Prize in Screenwriting.
Greg has taught classes in screenwriting structure, comedy writing and well as digital media and theatre courses.
He worked closely with comedy legend Danny Simon on a play, Partners, and a book on comedy writing. Danny taught his brother Neil Simon and Woody Allen all about dramatic writing, and was one of Greg’s writing idols. It was a great honor and a privilege for Greg to work with him.