Danny Rubin is an American screenwriter (and occasional playwright and songwriter) whose screen credits include Hear No Evil, S.F.W., and Groundhog Day, for which he received the British Academy Award for Best Screenplay and the Critics' Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year, as well as honors from the Writers Guild of America and the American Film Institute.
Danny has taught screenwriting at the University of Illinois, Columbia College, the National High School Institute in Chicago, the Sundance Institute in Utah, the PAL Screenwriting Lab in England, the Storyutbildningen school in Gotland, Sweden, the Chautauqua Institution in New York, and at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico. From 2008-2013, he was the first Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on Screenwriting at Harvard University.
In addition to writing the screenplay to Groundhog Day with director Harold Ramis, Danny has also written a book on screenwriting, How To Write Groundhog Day, and has adapted a stage musical version of the movie with Australian composer/comedian Tim Minchin. His website is www.dannyrubin.com.