Assistant Professor Visual Media Arts, Emerson College

Manuel (Manny) Basanese has been a television writer/producer and member of the WGA since 1987. His numerous credits include Wizards of Waverly Place, Major Dad, Family Matters, The Tracey Ullman Show, among others. Manny served as Co-Executive Producer on Warner Brothers' The Steve Harvey Show and has written twenty episodes for the series. In addition to his series and staff work, Manny has sold pilots to "E!" Channel, Sony Television, The Disney Channel and Paramount.

M.F.A. in Screenwriting from U.C.L.A.
Member of the Writers Guild of America, West since 1987

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor Visual Media Arts, Emerson College

Education

  • 2011 
    UCLA, MFA in Screenwriting