Oscars 2018
08 Feb 2018

2018 Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Give Advice

Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Share Words Of Wisdom On Monday, February 5th, We co-hosted the 11th Annual Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Panel with Jeff Goldsmith, the producer of The Q&A With Jeff Goldsmith. Immediately before the event, we sat down with four of the panel’s Oscar-Nominated screenwriters. Kumail Nanjiani (Co-writer, The Big Sick), Aaron

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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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12 Feb 2015

Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Panel

Jeff Goldsmith and The Los Angeles Film School hosted our 8th Annual Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Panel, featuring seven of this year’s Oscar-Nominated screenwriters. Panelists Damien Chazelle(Whiplash), Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler)and Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), E. Max Frye (Foxcatcher), Alex Dinelaris (Birdman), Graham Moore (The Imitation Game), and Jason Hall (American Sniper), answered Goldsmith’s questions about the beginnings of their careers, their biggest professional challenges, and their

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11 Feb 2014

Oscar Nominated Screenwriters Gather at The Los Angeles Film School

Jeff Goldsmith and The Los Angeles Film School hosted our 7th Annual Screenwriters Panel last night, featuring eight of this year’s Oscar-Nominated screenwriters. Panelists John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), David. O Russell and Eric Warren Singer (American Hustle), Billy Ray(Captain Phillips), Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack (Dallas Buyers Club), Spike Jonze (Her), Bob Nelson (Nebraska), Jeff Pope (Philomena) and Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street) answered Goldsmith’s questions

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