Saturday
Jan142017

Congrats to Stephanie Kornick

Congrats to Northwestern University MFA in Writing for Screen+Stage alumna / my former student Stephanie Kornick and the writing team of TRANSPARENT on their WGA nom for Best Comedy Series.  Proud prof. 


http://ow.ly/zgRK307Zi55

Saturday
Dec312016

FAST TALK NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD

Just in time for the New Year: Fast Talk (the film I co-produced) is now available for purchase on DVD. Extras on the DVD include the final round of the 2006 NDT, more of Scott Deatherage, and the answer to the question: why does Northwestern use banana boxes to haul their evidence? To purchase:  http://www.crossxproductions.com/buy/

 

For more info about Fast Talk and/or to purchase on iTunes, go here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/fast-talk/id711140487

 

 

 

 

Wednesday
Dec142016

Great group of MFAs

Very much enjoyed teaching our 1st year MFAs and getting to know their voices/work.  Here with special guest Mimi Schapiro (and the ghost of Annie May Swift/portrait?)  (Applications are currently being taken for the MFA, deadline Januuary 15: http://write.northwestern.edu) 

 

 

Saturday
Nov122016

Inspiring visit with Pulitzer-Prize winning playwright, Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced)

Last Tuesday, Zayd Dohrn and I co-moderated an inspiring conversation with Pulitzer-prize winning playwright/screenwriter/actor Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced) with our MFA writing students.  

 

Saturday
Nov122016

My film will be screening as part of the Chicago International Reel Shorts Film Festival.

The Coming of Age, the film I was commissioned to write and co-produced accepted to The Chicago International Reel Shorts Film Festival. Screening Dec 3, at 1 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the link below:

http://www.projectchicago.com/saturday-dec-3

And here's more info about the film including a synopsis and trailer:

http://www.forktheman.com/the-coming-of-age