Eric Overmyer is an American writer and producer. He has written and/or produced numerous awarded TV shows, including St. Elsewhere, Homicide: Life on the Street, Law & Order, The Wire, New Amsterdam, Bosch, Treme, and The Man in the High Castle. He graduated as a theater major from Reed College in 1973, and credits his time at the college for helping him find and claim his identity as a writer.
At The Nordic Media Festival he will talk about how he works and teach us the dos and don'ts of screenwriting. Overmyer will share his tricks and his unique experience.
Overmyer has received Writers Guild, Edgar Writer's Guild Award (The Wire) and a Peabody for his work.