2020: A Year of the Unexpected

2020: A Year of the Unexpected

If you were to look at last year’s end of year recap, you never could have predicted what 2020 would throw at us. Any of us. Events were cancelled, plans were scrapped, new plans were crafted and recrafted. Things we had planned never came to fruition, and many things...
Success: Jelena Woehr’s Spec Catches a Viral Wave

Success: Jelena Woehr’s Spec Catches a Viral Wave

Former student & screenwriting competition winner Jelena Woehr had a rollercoaster October. “In early October I accidentally went viral with a West Wing spec about Trump catching COVID, which I typed directly into Twitter, thinking it might reach three or four of...
Success: Kate Bolton Bonnici Wins Poetry Prize

Success: Kate Bolton Bonnici Wins Poetry Prize

Former student Kate Bolton Bonnici’s poetry collection, Night Burial, has been selected by Kiki Petrosino as the winner of the 2020 Colorado Prize for Poetry. Night Burial will be published in November by The Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State...
Success: Trisha DiFazio Wins Two Script Competitions

Success: Trisha DiFazio Wins Two Script Competitions

Former student Trisha DiFazio recently won big at the LA LGBT Film Festival, taking home awards for Best Feature and Best TV Pilot. Of the experience, she says, “I started screenwriting at age 35 and part of my self-study was to take a course at UCLA extension. Four...

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