Sterling Anderson is a three-time NAACP Image Award nominee for best screenwriter and winner of the Movieguide Faith & Freedom award and the Christopher for ‘The Gabby Douglas Story’.
He has written for some of the most popular network television shows, such as ‘The Unit’ on CBS, as well as NBC’s ‘Medium’ and ‘Heist.’ His teleplay The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn, written for CBS starring Sidney Poitier, garnered a ‘Best Actress’ Emmy nomination for Dianne Wiest and won an Image Award. Sterling’s extensive resume also includes screenplays written for Lifetime, Lions Gate, Disney, HBO, TriStar Pictures and Columbia Pictures.
A graduate in English from St. Mary’s College, the accomplished writer also spent five years teaching screenwriting courses as an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Sterling has written two books on writing: Go To Script: Screenwriting Tips From A Pro and 15 Steps To Becoming A Successful (Artist) Screenwriter and a fiction book called Five Seconds To Go.
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sterling spent his early childhood in Tuskegee, Alabama, before moving to Davis, California. He writes screenplays, novels, and non-fiction books on screenwriting from his home in Davis California today. His talents span far outside the world of writing. Sterling has a fifth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was an award-winning winemaker in Napa Valley