Stewart Stern’s credits feature Rebel Without A Cause, Teresa (Academy Award nomination), Rachel, Rachel (Academy Award nomination) and the Oscar-winning documentary Benjy, which he wrote. Stern was nominated four times for the Writers Guild Award in Motion Picture and Television Writing, including The Ugly American, and won for the Peabody Award film, Sybil and A Christmas to Remember. Sybil also earned Stewart an Emmy for best-written Television Drama of its year. His other screen credits include Summer Wishes Winter Dreams, The Rack and The Outsider. Stern has taught screenwriting for 13 years at the University of Washington Extension’s Certificate program, at USC and AFI in Los Angeles, and is a regular creative advisor for the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters Lab where he teaches a workshop on The Personal Connection every summer.