Don DeMaio has worked as a cartoonist, writer, and producer for network television. He created and wrote the sitcom pilot Man of the House for CBS and was a staff writer and producer for Witt Thomas Productions, working on My Kind of Town, a Fox comedy starring Jeff Garlin. Other credits include Herman's Head, which ran on Fox from 1991-1994. He is the creator, writer, and co-producer for Founding Feathers, an animated series about the founding of our nation that has been optioned for network television. He currently teaches television writing in the theatre and comedy program at William Patterson University.
Don DeMaio's Courses
Don provided a great experience for those new to the sitcom writer's world. The class was packed with information and gives you the foundation to write your spec script and the inspiration to achieve your goal. Thanks! -- Carla Wahnon
"Don is a very thoughtful teacher who guided our group in a critical but encouraging way. His real world examples, along with video samples, were helpful. The experience of beating out our spec ideas in a writer's room atmosphere left me much more confident and prepared." -- Katie Petrachonis
"I really enjoyed the chance to present my ideas for a spec episode and get helpful feedback and direction." -- Elizabeth Bloodworth
"Don motivated me to create a script I feel confident about. He taught us a great deal about writing for television and the business aspect of it all. The course lived up to exactly what I was expecting. A+." -- Anthony Iannaccio
"Don is the real deal -- a sitcom & comedy writer with real world experience who can help you make strides in your craft." -- Benjamin Lehmann