Brendan Ward


Brendan Ward received a B.A. from Hunter College, an M.A. from Cornell, and an M.F.A. in screenwriting and playwriting from the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. He was a Mommsen Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford and a Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Conflict, University of Ulster. He has taught at Yale College and Yale School of Drama, New York University, the Film Academy in Hanoi, the Escuela Internacional de Cine in Havana, Cuba, and the Dramatiska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He is professor-at-large at FAMU, the Czech Film and Television Academy, Prague. Ward's television credits include "Maude" (Emmy nomination) and "Good Times Harry" for CBS. His feature films include The Empty Mirror (with Jean Claude Carriere), A Woman Apart, and The Alexander Cylinder for New Horizons Entertainment; and October 4th (with Giancarlo Giannini) and Central Avenue for One Hand Clapping Pictures. Series include "The Renaissance Popes" and "Bedlam" for Ivy League Productions. His producer credits include six short films for "Cinemax Presents"; 40 short films for "American Corporate Profiles" (for CCTV, Beijing), the ongoing series for China Television "Entertainment Tonight, China" (Paramount Joint Venture with China Television); and three feature documentaries, Cuba, Island of Music; Duke Ellington; and Autism. He was co-curator of "In the Name of the Nation: Retrospective of Irish Cinema" at The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Irish Film Board in 1995.

Producer ( 1 credit )

42nd Street: River to River (2009) associate producer

Writer ( 3 credits )

42nd Street: River to River (2009) (writer)
All My Children (1970) (unknown episodes)
As the World Turns (1956) (unknown episodes)