Rodney Stringfellow

Film Studies
Adjunct Lecturer in Film Studies
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Rodney Stringfellow is an Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte (2010 to present). He also teaches a screenwriting course at The Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography & Film. Previously, Rodney was an Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York. He has also taught a screenwriting course (Writing for Children’s Television) at the Frederick Douglas Creative Arts Center, New York City.


Introduction to Screenwriting (FILM 3051-001)
Feature Screenwriting (FILM 3051-003)


M.S., Communications Design, Pratt Institute (1989)
B.A., Visual Communications Design, Purdue University (1984)


Rodney has written over 30 children's television episodes for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Disney Channel, PBS Kids and Sesame Workshop. He was also Head Writer on the Singapore-based series, "Olive and The Rhyme Rescue Crew" and the writer of live-action theatrical adaptations of the Nick Jr. series, “The Backyardigans.”  Click here for Rodney's complete list of credits.

Rodney currently serves as Chair of the WGAE Foundation’s Mentor Group, for which he overseesthe volunteer mentorship program for the Writer’s Guild of America, East Foundation.  Rodney is a member of WGAE and ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). Rodney wrote and produced the Ziggy Marley music video, “Black My Story,” which won Best Video of the Year from CEBA, Communication Excellence for Black Audiences (1990). He holds a BA in Visual Communications Design from Purdue University and a MS in Communications Design from Pratt Institute.

Rodney recently relocated his wife, Jennifer, and stepson, Jonathan from Brooklyn, New York to the Charlotte area.