Thursday
Jan192017

SOUNDS I LIKED IN 2016

sounds I liked in 2016. (I also liked the sound of Chicago after the cubs won but that didn't make it into the blog. :) (pic by Joe Mazza

https://www.sound.northwestern.edu/blog/top-sonic-experiences-2016

 


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.