Brian McLaughlin was a visiting film professor at the University of Notre Dame where he taught Screenwriting: Writing the Feature Film. His screenplay Scylla Dilemma is currently a quarterfinalist in the PAGE Awards. It was written under the Writers Guild´s Veterans Writing Project. Studio executives have said about the script, "the writing and dialogue are crisp and the characterizations are spot on" and "definitely some creative world-building at play, and some strong dialogue." Brian helped developed and write a TV spec pilot which won Best TV Pilot at the California Film Awards. He has produced four feature films, all of which were acquired for distribution. His films have won two Accolade Awards of Excellence. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America. He has performed stand-up comedy in venues including The Comedy Store in Hollywood, The Ice House in Pasadena, and ISAF Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.