01 Mar 2017

Sky News Interviews EB Instructor Brian McLaughlin

Entertainment Business Instructor speaks with Sky News Sky News has returned for the second year to interview Brian McLaughlin, one of our esteemed Entertainment Business instructors. This interview is centered on the Oscars, and the cultural expressions made during each ceremony over the past 89 years. He and Greg Milam,

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Oscars
07 Feb 2017

10th Annual Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Panel

A night of brilliance, humor and inspiration On Monday, February 6th, we co-hosted the 10th Annual Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters panel with Jeff Goldsmith, the producer of The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith. In 2017, our guests included Allison Schroeder (Hidden Figures), Mike Mills (20th Century Women), Tarell Alvin McCraney and Barry Jenkins

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The Revenant
02 Mar 2016

The Revenant’s Oscar Win Predicted By Instructor

Brian McLaughlin, Entertainment Business Instructor, was interviewed by Sky News and asked about his Oscar Predictions. His eyes were wisely set on the star of The Revenant Entertainment Business instructor Brian McLaughlin has experience in both the creative and business side of entertainment. He was invited to an on-camera interview

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Spotlight
02 Mar 2016

Spotlight Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Josh Singer Shares Advice

Spotlight took home the Oscars for both Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards. Josh Singer, who wrote the film with Tom McCarthy, shares some advice with incoming talent. You may have heard of Spotlight, the film that won both Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay

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Mad Max
29 Feb 2016

Congratulations To Our Award-Winning Graduates

Two of our grads worked on the Mad Max : Fury Road, which took home 6 Oscars at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood After an evening of surprising wins and impressive performances, one film collected a half-dozen Oscars during the 88th Academy Awards ceremony. A grizzled Tom Hardy fought

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Carol
28 Feb 2016

Carol Oscar-Nominated Writer Phyllis Nagy Inspires

Phyllis Nagy, the Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter of Carol, shares advice on how to avoid the pitfalls of wanting to please everyone. Armed with a background as a novelist, author-turned-screenwriter Phyllis Nagy worked for several years to develop Carol into the Oscar-Nominated movie it became. The film, which charts the friendship and

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The Big Short
24 Feb 2016

The Big Short Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Charles Randolf Shares Advice

The Big Short Screenwriter Charles Randolph shares an inside tip on effective storytelling One of this past year’s critical successes was the comedic drama, The Big Short. A darkly humorous take on the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008, the film’s quick cuts, ensemble cast and sharp dialogue keeps the subject matter engaging and surprisingly

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best picture
23 Feb 2016

Congrats to Our Oscar-Nominated Grads!

Six of our grads have worked on five Oscar-Nominated films this year, continuing a tradition of success What a great year! Our alumni have worked on dozens of feature films and television series over this past year, and six of our grads worked on five Oscar-Nominated films. Congratulations! Ariana Miller Program:

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Straight Outta Compton
22 Feb 2016

Straight Outta Compton Screenwriter Andrea Berloff Gives Advice

Before our Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter’s Panel with Jeff Goldsmith, Andrea Berloff, screenwriter of Straight Outta Compton, gave some useful advice to students and professionals looking to get involved in the film industry. Andrea Berloff worked with fellow writer Jonathan Herman and director F. Gary Gray on Straight Outta Compton, whose previous projects include

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Bridge of Spies
22 Feb 2016

Bridge of Spies Screenwriter Matt Charman Shares Tips

Matt Charman, screenwriter of Bridge of Spies, has experienced a meteoric rise in the film industry. He shares his insights with new screenwriters in this video. If you haven’t heard of Matt Charman, it is likely because the rookie screenwriter only recently struck gold with his screenplay, Bridge of Spies.

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