Melissa Anne Rosenberg
(born August 28, 1962)According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995
. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. Searchable at http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461 is an American screenwriter. She has worked in both film and television and has been nominated for two Emmy Awards
, and two Writers Guild of America Awards
. She won a Peabody Award
. Since joining the Writers Guild of America
, she has been involved in its Board of Directors and was a strike captain during the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike
. She supports female screenwriters through the WGA Diversity Committee and co-founded the League of Hollywood Women Writers.
She majored in Dance and Theatre at Bennington College
, but she later graduated from the University of Southern California
with a Master's Degree in Film and Television Producing.
She worked on several television series between 1993 and 2003 before joining The O.C.
s writing staff, eventually leaving the show to write the 2006 film Step Up
. From 2006 to 2009, she served as the head writer of the Showtime
, rising to executive producer by the time that she departed at the end of the fourth season. She wrote her second produced screenplay, a film adaptation
of Stephenie Meyer
's novel Twilight
in 2007 and has since adapted the novel's two sequels, New Moon
. Rosenberg will also be... Read More