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Success: Denise Cruz-Castino’s Film Projects

Success: Denise Cruz-Castino’s Film Projects

Former student Denise Cruz-Castino has had multiple successes since taking classes with the Writers’ Program. Her first produced movie, 5 Weddings premiered at Cannes in 2018, starred Rajkummar Rao who starred in the Oscar nominated film The White Tiger, with co-stars...

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Reasons Fall is a Great Season to Write

Reasons Fall is a Great Season to Write

One can find reasons to make any time of year a good time to write, just as one can make reasons for any time of year to be a bad time to write. A change in seasons is generally a good time to shift perspective, on life and on creative projects. Here’s a few reasons...

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Instructor Interview: Christine Shin

Instructor Interview: Christine Shin

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Christine Shin! Christine is one of three new instructors teaching Feature Film I (Reg# 387923) this Fall. Christine is teaching in our Remote online format on Thursdays, 7-10pm PT starting September 29. She sat down with us to...

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Fall 2022 Offerings

Writers’ Program Brochure

UCLA Extension Overview Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • July 25 — Fall Quater Enrollment Opens
  • August 27 — Ya Symposium
  • September 5 — Labor Day Holiday
  • September 6 — Fall Advance Course Submission Deadline
  • September 18-23 — Writing Retreat at Lake Arrowhead
  • September 19 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 7 — Winter Quarter 2023 Enrollment Opens
  • November 11 — Veterans Day Holiday
  • November 24-25 — Thanksgiving Holiday

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