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That’s a Wrap!

I’ve graduated cum laude from Loyola Marymount University with a major in Film & Television Production and a minor in Theatre Arts. I knew that the School of Film & Television was the college that was scheduled to be the first one to confirm degrees to their graduates, but I had no idea that by […]

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Standing in for SOA Creator Kurt Sutter on ANARCHY AFTERWORD

In the midst of the first week of Fall classes at LMU, working on Alan Clay’s feature film Courting Chaos, finding out I was nominated and selected to participate in the LMU Regent Mentor Program, and getting involved in the early stages of preparations for Film Outside the Frame 2013, I received an unexpected email from the multi-award […]

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LMU Monday Night Series: JUSTIFIED with Graham Yost

The first Monday Night Series at LMU SFTV was a big hit. We were honored to have as our guest writer/producer Graham Yost, known for writing blockbuster films like Speed, Broken Arrow, and Hard Rain, and for the screenplays for Mission to Mars and The Last Castle. Most recently, however, he’s riding high as the […]

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: RUBY SPARKS Directors, Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton

NEW:  VIDEO SCREEN CAPS ADDED TO PHOTO GALLERY (scroll halfway down) On Friday, I taped my second appearance as a student-host on FXM Presents’ Life After Film School. Our guests were Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton — the directing team of this year’s upcoming, Ruby Sparks, the much-anticipated second movie from the multi-talented co-directors of 2006’s Best Picture nominee and multiple Academy […]

Asking actor/comedian Chris Parnell about his in input into "Archer" scripts -- FXM's Life After Film School (January 2012)

LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL (VIDEO): My Chris Parnell Interview Airing in New “FXM Presents” Format!!

There’s been a BIG change in the way Life After Film School is being aired on the re-branded FX Movie Channel.  Instead of the traditional weekly half-hour timeslots that were the norm in previous seasons on “Fox Movie Channel”, LAFS is now part of a larger collection of behind-the-scenes “interstitial” programming broadcast under the “FXM Presents” brand […]

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: Hart Hanson postscript

Looks like Hart Hanson enjoyed his afternoon with us at life after film school even more than WE did. Check out his Twitter feed from last night … !  

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: Meeting Hart Hanson

Hart Hanson, creator of some of the most watched primetime television of the past decade – including FOX’s long-running crime drama, Bones, and his latest show, 2012’s The Finder – was a recent guest on life after film school. I wasn’t scheduled to host that day, but our director, Josh, invited all of us to […]

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: My First Interview — Chris Parnell!!

The second 2012 episode of life after film school — featuring actor/comedian, Chris Parnell, and my first on-screen turn as co-host — will be airing soon on the FX Movie Channel! You might already know Chris as Dr. Spaceman on 30 Rock or Fred Shay on Suburgatory.  Or, you might be one of the millions who enjoyed his legendary raps from […]

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Walton Goggins from JUSTIFIED on LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL

The season premiere of life after film school (the one I observed, but didn’t host) is airing now!  If you haven’t seen it, you might want to check it out, especially if you’re a fan of Justified — Walton Goggins (Justified’s Boyd Crowder) was 2012’s first guest and got the season off to a great start.  If you’re not […]

LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: First Taping!

LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: First Taping!

Fox Movie Channel chose several film students to share the co-hosting responsibilities on life after film school.  That means that each of us will miss out on the opportunity to appear on certain episodes.  Naturally, we’re all eager for our first appearance on the show.  But, even though I wasn’t chosen as a host for the taping […]

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL !!!

  Just got the call!  I GOT THE JOB!!   I’ve been cast for Fox Movie Channel’s long-running, film-industry-insider series, life after film school !!! Now that the new cast is set, I’ll be sharing episodes and guest interviews with my fellow student hosts as the 2012 season unfolds. Each episode will feature three of us, eagerly […]

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LIFE AFTER FILM SCHOOL: Final Auditions!

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been immersed in a casting opportunity for a spot on Fox Movie Channel’s life after film school. The show’s tag-line is, “One conversation. Three students. Where film theory collides with the reality of filmmaking.”  It features an in-studio interview format, where three film students get to quiz some of […]

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