Andrew Horton


Andrew Horton is the Jeanne H. Smith Professor of Film & Video Studies (emeritus) at the University of Oklahoma, an award-winning screenwriter, and the author of thirty books on film, screenwriting, and cultural studies, including The Films of Theo Angelopoulos: A Cinema of Contemplation (1997) and The Last Modernist: The Films of Angelopoulos (1997), which he edited. The Library Journal wrote about his Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay (2000, 2nd ed.), “Horton walks away with an Oscar in the valuable books for the prospective scripter category with his latest rendering.” His screenplays include Brad Pitt’s first feature film, The Dark Side of the Sun (1988), and the much-awarded Something in Between (1982, directed by Srdjan Karanović).