Jeffrey Stepakoff


Stepakoff has developed and written globally-recognized major motion pictures


An accomplished writer-producer, Stepakoff has also created pilots for major studios


Over a million copies of Stepakoff’s novels are in print in twenty languages

Animation & Digital Media

Stepakoff has extensive experience with video games and animation

With a sweeping thirty-three year career in the development and production of Film, Television, Publishing, Animation, and Digital Media, Jeffrey Stepakoff is an accomplished Producer, Screenwriter, Novelist, and Entertainment Industry Expert.

  • Founding Executive Director of The Georgia Film Academy
  • Co-Executive Producer of Chasing Life for ABC Family, Wild Card for Lifetime, Dawson’s Creek for The WB
  • Writer-Producer and/or Writer on Eight Primetime or First-Run Cable Staffs, including the Emmy-Winning The Wonder Years
  • Credited on Over Two Hundred Episodes of Television
  • “Written by” or “Story by” Credits on Thirty-Seven Episodes
  • Created Pilots for 20th Century, FOX, Paramount, ABC, MTM
  • Screenwriter on Two Hit Disney Films
  • Videogame Writer and/or Digital Media Consultant for SimEx-Iwerks, HarperCollins Interactive, Citicorp Transactional Technology, Digital Pictures, Inscape (HBO/Time Warner), Paramount Studios Digital Entertainment
  • Bestselling Novelist with over a Million copies of Four Books in print in Twenty Languages
  • Full semester scholarship to the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Theater Institute
  • MFA from Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama
  • Tenured Professorship in Film & TV at Kennesaw State University
  • Taught at UNC-Chapel Hill, Clemson, Notre Dame, CCNY, Emory
  • Chief Executive, Academic, and Operating officer of the Georgia Film Academy

The Melody of Secrets

An epic love story set against the 1960s U.S. space program, when deeply-buried secrets could threaten not just a marriage, but a country.

The Orchard

“The Orchard is a delicious page-turner. Anyone who enjoys a good love story will have a wonderful couple of days settling down with this Southern tale of unexpected romance.” —Katie Crouch, New York Times bestselling author.

Fireworks Over Toccoa

Every so often that story comes along that reminds us of what it’s like to experience love for the first time – against the odds, when you least expect it, and with such passion that it completely changes you forever. “Move over Nicholas Sparks!” —Karen White, New York Times bestselling author

Love à la Carte

A romantic short story based on characters in THE ORCHARD. Dylan cooks a romantic dinner for Grace—stuck all evening at work. By the end of the delicious evening, Grace realizes that she’s beginning to fall for the handsome and caring Dylan…

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