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Craig Gore
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Craig Gore

Craig Gore


Part-Time Faculty
- Fiction

Email: cgore@colum.edu

Craig Gore was raised on an island off the coast of North Carolina, and spent three years studying English at Cape Fear College. He then moved to Chicago and transferred to Columbia, where he received a degree in Fiction Writing in 2000. After graduating he moved to Los Angeles and served as a script reader for various talent agencies while working as a research assistant for Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist, William Kelley. Craig has a writing partner (another Columbia alum) and is currently optioning books and adapting them to pitch for TV/Film projects. Craig is the lead instructor for the specialized Adaptation session, which focuses on optioning the rights to books, graphic novels and life stories. Craig is repped by managers Ensemble Entertainment and The Kaplan-Stahler Agency, and currently has several drama pilots in development at Fox TV Studios, CBS-Paramount, and Spike TV.