Edward Pomerantz

Eddie Pomerantz has been teaching Writing For Television at SUNY Purchase for over twenty years.

With an impressive six-decade career in theater, film and television, Pomerantz’s work continues to garner international accolades. 

In 2018, he received a SUNY Purchase Faculty Support Award to travel to Oslo, Norway to research his new play But Seriously Folks, A Laugh A Minute With Henrik Ibsen, which he recently completed.

His screenplay Real Love won the Best Screenplay Award at the 2017 Stockholm Independent Film Festival and was chosen as an Official Selection Screenplay by the Rome Prisma Film Awards.

LA COMIDA, his short film, which he wrote and directed, based on a story by Guy DeMaupassant, won the 2016 London Discover Film Festival Award for Best International Short Film, the Critics’ Choice Award in the Short Films Category at the L’Age d’Or ​International Arthouse Film Festival, and was chosen as an Official Selection in The Hague Global Cinema Festival.

Pomerantz’s plays have been staged in New York, Los Angeles, and in Greece at the Athens Fringe Festival. His two Fulbright Specialist Grants have taken him to Russia and Poland to work with actors, dancers, and writers at State Theatre Academies. He served as a Creative Advisor and Visiting Writer at various international screenwriting labs in England, Germany, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, and Cuba. 

Publications include Dancing on Quicksand, The Collected Plays of Edward Pomerantz, 2nd edition, and Three Original Screenplays, both published by the Educational Publisher, and available on Amazon.  –SUNY Purchase Profile

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
PlaywrightBrisburial 1973-74 Season