Script Knight (Josh Robbins) is an award winning writer and teacher.


Josh Robbins received his BA in film production from Hunter College, CUNY, and his MFA in Writing for Screen and Television from The University of Southern California, where he was awarded departmental honors and was the winner of the Jack Nicholson Award for best feature-length screenplay – USC’s top screenwriting award. It was at USC that Josh developed a fascination and love for the craft of screenwriting and for the collaborative workshopping process. In particular, Josh developed an understanding and appreciation for the way that screenplay craft and structure works on an audience to hold attention and to increase emotional involvement.

Josh has worked as a script reader, film editor, script supervisor, and most recently, as a college professor, where he teaches screenwriting at all levels, as well as film aesthetics and film and video production. He has also taught grammar, style, and usage at the middle school, high school, and college levels.

In addition to numerous awards for his own scripts, including a lifelong Screenwriting Fellowship with Los Angeles Film Independent, Josh has received awards for his teaching and for working with students with disabilities.

In 2013, Josh was accepted as a member of the Writers Guild of America’s Independent Writers Caucus.

Josh has worked with students and professionals to help them identify and overcome obstacles to attaining their creative potential. 

Born and raised in New York City, Script Knight now lives in New Paltz, New York.