Talent Guide

Yule Caise

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Screenwriting Lab 2006


Yule Caise grew up working as a child actor, studying at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and starring in the PBS series Up And Coming. He graduated from Harvard College and earned his MFA from UCLA’s School of Theater Film and Television, where he won numerous awards, including the Sidney Sheldon Award for Screenwriting and the NAACP/NBC Fellowship in Screenwriting. His award winning short films, Shoes and Boys’ Night Out, have played festivals worldwide. Other screen credits include the Showtime’s Free Of Eden, starring Sidney Poitier, and Way Past Cool, executive-produced by Milos Forman and Norman Lear. As a New Media Producer and Staff Writer on the NBC hit television show Heroes, Yule’s work and contributions won an Emmy Award for Interactive Media Programming in 2008 for The Heroes Digital Experience.

He has traveled extensively and lived in various countries around the world, and serves on the Board of Directors of the nationally renowned Cornerstone Theater Company.

Current Project



Revolutionaries come in all sizes... an eight year-old boy raised by his Black Panther mother must come to terms with the return of his father, his mother's white boyfriend, and a volatile changing world.