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D.B. Gilles

Teacher, Tisch School of the Arts
dbg3@nyu.edu
(212) 992-8204
721 Broadw, Room 911

Office Hours
Tuesday 2-5
Wednesday 2-5

, HB Playwrights Foundation, 1975

D.B. Gilles is a playwright, screenwriter, and television writer. His play, Sparkling Object, was produced in New York in the fall of 2010 at Canal Park Playhouse. Four of his plays are published by Dramatists Play Service: Men’s Singles, The Legendary Stardust Boys, Cash Flow, and The Girl Who Loved The Beatles. He is co-author of the George W. Bush parody W. The First Hundred Days: A White House Journal (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2001). His non-fiction includes The Screenwriter Within (Michael Wiese Productions, 2011), The Portable Film School (St. Martin's Griffin, 2005), You’re Funny! Turn Your Sense of Humor into a Lucrative New Career (Michael Wiese Productions, 2011), and Writers Rehab: A 12-Step Program for Writers Who Can't Get Their Acts Together (Michael Wiese Productions, 2013). He is the author of the popular blog Screenwriters Rehab: For Screenwriters Who Can’t Get Their Acts Together. Gilles is a member of The Writers Guild of America and The Dramatists Guild.

Books

2014

The Dog That Ate Paris

D.B. Gilles' The Dog That Ate Paris was published by Black Mask Publishing.  

2013

Never Trust Ann Coulter: An Unauthroized, Autobiographical Parody

D.B. Gilles' Never Trust Ann Coulter: An Unauthorized, Autobiographical Parody was published by Black Mask Publishing.  

2013

Writers Rehab: A 12-Step Program for Writers Who Can't Get Their Acts Together

D.B Gilles' Writers Rehab: A 12-Step Program for Writers Who Can't Get Their Acts Together was published by Michael Wiese Productions. 

2012

I Hate My Book Club

D.B. Gilles' I Hate My Book Club was published by Black Mask Publishing.

2012

Colder Than Death

D.B. Gilles' Colder Than Death was published by Black Mask Publishing.

2011

The Screenwriter Within

D.B. Gilles' The Screenwriter Within: New Strategies to Finish your Screenplay and Get a Deal (2nd Edition) was published by Michael Wiese Productions. 

2011

You're Funny!

D.B. Gilles' You're Funny!: Turn Your Sense of Humor into a Lucrative New Career was published by Michael Weise Productions.  

Teaching and Research Interests

history of comedy in film and television, parody, sketch and stand up

D.B. Gilles