Dean Movshovitz

Activity: Writer
Nationality: Israeli
Lives in: Los Angeles, USA – Tel Aviv, Israel
Writing languages: English, Hebrew
Genres: Thriller, Horror, Period, Drama

Check out Dean’s book Pixar Storytelling on Amazon

Dean Movshovitz is a screenwriter and author, known for his #1 Amazon bestseller Pixar Storytelling: Rules for Effective Storytelling Based on Pixar’s Greatest Films. Born in Israel, he served in the IDF for 5 years before getting a BA in Screenwriting at Tel Aviv University. After his studies Dean served as Director of Film and Media at Israel’s Office for Cultural Affairs in North America, based in New York, where he promoted Israeli Cinema on the festival circuit and during distribution.

Dean wrote episodes for Limon & Oli (Mart Agency/Disney Junior), and was part of Blackpills’ writers room in Tel Aviv, where he co-developed First Love, which won the short format competition at Seriesmania 2018. After graduating from Serial Eyes ‘18, Europe’s premier postgraduate training program for television writers and producers, Dean went on to work on an OWA for Cinteve and was a part of a writers room for a dramedy in development for UFA. He is currently living in Los Angeles, working on his next projects and as a script consultant and script reader.

2019 / The New Jerusalem / Writer in development writers room

Dramedy series/UFA

2018 / If Not Now When? / Co-writer of outline

Historic miniseries / Cineteve

2017 / First Love / Writer in writers room Drama/Thriller

Young adult short form series / Blackpills

2016 / Limon & Oli / Freelance writer (wrote several episodes)

Children animated series/Mart Agency-Disney Junior.

2008 – 2011 / Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies (Screenwriting) / Tel Aviv University

2017 – 2018 / Serial Eyes Showrunner Training Program / DFFB

2019 – present / Self-Employed / Los Angeles, USA

Screenwriting/storytelling consultant (for The Freddy Wexler Company, Microsoft, and others).

2015 – 2016 / CoPro (Israeli Documentary Market) / Tel Aviv

Israel Director, Pitching and Market Head of market submissions, project selection process, and main pitching event.

2011 – 2015 / Israel’s Office of Cultural Affair to North America / New York

USA Director of Film and Media Initiated, organized and promoted various cultural events with leading cultural organizations such as Lincoln Center, Tribeca FF, MoMA, IFP, BAFTA, while helping Israeli films on the festival circuit and towards distribution.

2004 – 2009 / Israeli Air Force

Israel Software Developer, released at a Master Sergeant rank.