Todd Calgi Gallicano
Author, Hollywood Screenwriter; Podcast Host

Todd Calgi Gallicano (panel dicussion 5) Todd Calgi Gallicano is the author of Guardians of the Gryphon’s Claw, The Selkie of San Francisco, and Search for the Swan Maiden, the first three books in the critically acclaimed “Sam London Adventure series”. The books encourage readers to learn more about mythology and folklore, and to visit and support the world’s majestic national parks. They are also available in German under the title “Magic Guardians.”

When he’s not working on the next Sam London adventure, Mr. Gallicano is a Hollywood screenwriter. A graduate of New York University’s School of Film and Television, Mr. Gallicano began his career in the film industry with Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis. He has sold screenplays to DreamWorks SKG and Netflix, and has developed scripts with 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Blumhouse, 21 Laps, Heyday, and other major production companies. His screenplay “Best. Christmas. Ever.” is currently in production for Netflix and stars Heather Graham, Brandy Norwood, Jason Biggs, and Matt Cedeño.

Mr. Gallicano has been a featured speaker at conferences; spoken to thousands of students about storytelling; appeared in news articles and television; written for major publications; and hosts "The Creature Files" podcast, where he talks with experts and eyewitnesses about creatures from mythology and folklore.