Rodney Stringfellow

Rodney Stringfellow

Lecturer in Film Studies
Film Studies


Rodney Stringfellow is an educator and screenwriter who has written on children’s series for Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Disney Channel, PBS Kids and Sesame Workshop. In 2012, he was honored with two Daytime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Writing/Animation and Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series.

He is the writer and director of the short film, “Manhood” which was named Best Dramatic Short Film at the 2019 Arizona International Film Festival, Best Regional Film at the 2019 CineOdyssey Film Festival, and the winner of the Vasant & Champa Patel Most Creative Award at the 2019 Carolina Film Festival’s 2019 Emerging Directors Showcase.

Rodney currently teaches courses in screenwriting, film history and video production at UNC Charlotte. He received the College of Liberal Arts Part-time Lecturer Award for Teaching Excellence in 2014. Previously, Rodney taught screenwriting at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.


Introduction to Screenwriting (FILM 3220-001)
Intermediate Screenwriting (Feature Screenwriting) (FILM 3221-002)
Introduction to Film (FILM 2201-002)
Fundamentals of Video/Film Production (FILM 3120-001)
Film Festivals: Theory & Practice (FILM 4220-001)


M.S., Communications Design, Pratt Institute (1989)
B.A., Visual Communications Design, Purdue University (1984)