Chatting With Sherri welcomes back Emmy Winning Producer,Writer and Author Brooks Wachtel!
Brooks is a very talented and diverse man who won an Emmy Award for screenwriting for the animated hit series Tutenstein! Brooks is an Emmy Award-winning writer with a long resume in TV and film. Wachtel has written more than 100 produced episodes of television fiction. In addition to episodes of X-Men, he has written shows as diverse as Fox’s live-action Young Hercules (starring Ryan Gosling) and animated hits like Spider-Man, Heavy Gear, Robo-Cop, Beast Machines: Transformers and PBS’ Liberty’s Kids. For younger viewers, he penned episodes of the pre-school hits, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Rainbow Fish. Wachtel's episode, "I Did it My Way," for Tutenstein won an Emmy Award.
For The History Channel, he co-created and executive produced the hit series DogFights. Wachtel also wrote and produced other documentaries for that network, including episodes of Defending America: National Guard and The Coast Guard. Additionally, he wrote The Great Ships, Search and Rescue, The Royal Navy and Fly Past, which won the Cine Golden Eagle Award. Wachtel recently co-wrote and co-produced Silver Tsunami, an award-winning independent theatrical documentary.
Now he is an author of Lady Sherlock, LADY NATASHA (TASHA) DORRINGTON, an emancipated and brilliant detective in 1906 London, is drawn into a deadly mystery involving an ancient pagan curse and a diabolical plan to plunge the world into war. And he is hard at work on the sequel.
He also serves on the Steering Committee of the Animation Writers Caucus of the Writers Guild of America, West; as well as teaching screenwriting at UCLA Extension. He is a performing magician member of Hollywood’s Magic Castle.