Instructor Interview: Shari Goodhartz

Instructor Interview: Shari Goodhartz

Welcome new Writers’ Program instructor Shari Goodhartz! Shari is teaching a NEW course, Seasonal-Arc Structure for TV (Reg# 377575) on Saturdays (2pm– 5pm PT) this Winter. She sat down with us to offer some insight into creative life and her upcoming course. What...
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...
2020 UCLAx Virtual FilmFest Recap

2020 UCLAx Virtual FilmFest Recap

This past weekend, the Entertainment Studies program held their fifth annual FilmFest celebrating student filmmakers. Like most film festivals, this was originally planned as an in-person event with film screenings, panels, and a networking party, however the...
SDCC @ Home with the Writers’ Program

SDCC @ Home with the Writers’ Program

Like many events this year, San Diego Comic Con shifted to a virtual format for 2020. SDCC surprised folks by eliminating badges, day-long lines, and hotel lotteries as part of their virtual platform and made all panels completely free on YouTube. So, like many, the...
Lisa Kors Awarded Launchpad Mentorship

Lisa Kors Awarded Launchpad Mentorship

Former student Lisa Kors was a 2019 Launchpad Pilot Mentorship winner with her script Princes’ Hospital, which was started during her time in the Writers’ Program. Of the script’s journey she says, “Having my script, Princes’ Hospital,...

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