- Instructor , MFA Program, Writing for Stage and Screen
- College of Arts and Sciences
David Johnson is a professor and graduate of both the Professional Screenwriting Program and the Graduate MFA Program at UCLA. While a student, he was the recipient of the Jack Nicholson Award in Screenwriting, the Harmony Gold Award of Excellence, and the winner of the Screenwriter Showcase. Along with being a produced television writer ("Jake 2.0"/UPN), Dave has sold and developed feature films for Walt Disney Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, New Regency, and Universal Studios. Dave's most recent work can be seen in the Disney comedy, "You Again", starring Kristen Bell and Sigourney Weaver.