Steve Zacharias

Steve Zacharias is an acclaimed filmmaker in Hollywood, best known for creating Revenge of the Nerds. Zacharias' experience includes selling over 100 original screenplays and teleplays as well as producing and directing movies. Zacharias thought that everything he has and continues to accomplish is pointless until he started teaching students how to make films. 

Experience

Experience as Writer, Producer, Director Feature Films: Writer, 'Revenge of the Nerds', FOX Based Upon, 'Revenge of the Nerds II , FOX Writer, 'The Last Resort', starring 'Charles Grodin', CONCORD Executive Producer, Writer, 'Whoopee Boys', PARAMOUNT Executive Producer, Writer, 'Johnny Be Good', ORION Writer, 'In the Army Now', starring 'Pauli Shore , DISNEY Executive Producer, Writer, 'Eddie', starring 'Whoppi Goldberg' TV Movies: Executive Producer, Writer, 'Revenge of the Nerds III', FOX Executive Producer, Writer, Director, 'Revenge of the Nerds IV', FOX Executive Producer, Writer, starring 'Mary Tyler Moore', NBC Episodic Television: Multiple Episodes, 'Partridge Family' Story Editor, 'Partridge Family' Emmy Award Winning Story, 'All in the Family', 'Edith's Menopause' Multiple Episodes, 'Love American Style' Multiple Episodes, 'Happy Days' Multiple Episodes, 'Odd Couple' Multiple Episodes, 'The Girl With Something Extra', starring 'Sally Fields' Multiple Episodes, 'When Things Were Rotten', created by 'Mel Brooks' Multiple Episodes, Executive Story Editor, 'Quark', created by 'Buck Henry' Producer, 'Waverly Wonders', starring 'Joe Namath' Pilots: Writer, 'The Grunchman', CBS Writer, 'A Moments Peace', NBC Writer, 'NASA, ABC Producer, Writer, 'Two Guys From Muck', NBC Executive Producer, Writer, 'Scalpels', NBC Executive Producer, Writer, 'Me and Ducky', NBC Executive Producer, 'The Great Gondoli', directed by 'Robert Downey Sr.', NBC NBC PRODUCTIONS: Two years directly under 'Brandon Tartikoff', creating and producing network projects, 1989, 1990 2008 Spring Columbia Film School - Producer III, Creative Producing 3 credits 2009 Fall Columbia Film School Producer III, Creative Producing 3 credits 2009 Fall Columbia Film School Comedy Screenwriting 3 credits 2010 Spring Columbia Film School Producer III, Creative Producing 3 credits 2010 Spring Columbia Film School Co-writing 3 credits 2010 - Fall - Columbia Film School - Screen Writing II 2010 - Fall - Columbia TV School - TV Writing 2011 - Spring - Columbia TV School - TV Writing 2011 - Spring - Columbia TV School - 2011 - Fall - Columbia TV - TV Writing 2011 - Fall - Columbia TV - Writing for TV 2011 - Fall - Columbia Film - Business of Screenwriting 2011 - Fall - DePaul - Beginning Screenwriting 2011 - Fall - DePaul - Writing for TV 2012 - Spring - Columbia TV - TV Writing 2012 - Spring - Columbia TV - TV Writing 2012 - Spring - Columbia TV - Writing for TV 2012 - Spring - DePaul - Writing for TV 2012 - Spring - DePaul - Beginning Screenwriting

Education

 BA from University of Madison Wisconsin, 1971

Highland Park High School

Steve Zacharias

 "I am a Nerd and I am proud" - Steve Zacharias

"Nerds are people too" - Steve Zacharias

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