Mitch Brian has written screenplays and teleplays for Hollywood studios, television networks and independent producers. He co-created and wrote episodes for Batman: The Animated Series and co-wrote the NBC miniseries The '70s. Brian has written screenplays for directors Chris Columbus, Oliver Stone and Robert Schwentke and directed the award-winning short film Stay Clean. He contributed essays to Harper Collins' The Book of Lists: Horror, and his story "Last Night at the Rialto" was included in the Akashic Books anthology Kansas City Noir. Brian teaches screenwriting and film studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Brian's horror/comedies Maul of the Dead and Sorority House of the Dead are also published by Dramatic Publishing Company.