So You Want to be a Music Supervisor?

A good music supervisor must be open-minded, easily able to assimilate and prepared to be the calm in the middle of a storm (of which there are many). – TIDAL, August 8, 2019 Read More   Image Source: Courtesy of Eunbyul Lee

Director Gregg Daniel Takes On Classic Play, “A Raisin in the Sun”

Growing up in New York City, Gregg Daniel was an admirer of the classic play “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, for its universally affecting story of an African-American family faced with a series of life-altering decisions when they attempt to make the move into a white neighborhood for the first time. Daniel…

Q&A: UCLA Extension Alum Talks Journey to Becoming Hollywood Screenwriter

Dorothy Blyskal’s first job in the film industry was working as a production assistant on Clint Eastwood’s 2016 film “Sully.” Now, the UCLA Extension alumna is the screenwriter for Eastwood’s latest film, “The 15:17 to Paris,” which will be in wide release Friday. On Blyskal’s last job as a production secretary for reshoots of “Logan,”…

UCLA Extension Film Scoring Instructor, Cameron Patrick, Named AFTRS Head of Music

Annie Award nominee and AGSC Screen Music Award winner Cameron Patrick has been named the new head of music at the Australian Film Television & Radio School (AFTRS). Patrick’s career in screen as a composer and orchestrator has spanned almost 30 years, with credits that include Spider-man: Homecoming, Zootopia, Jurassic World and Inside Out. Patrick is a graduate of the…

Exclusive Interview with David Misch: Veteran Comedy Writer, Performer & Teacher

David Misch has been a comic folksinger, stand-up comedian and screenwriter; his credits include the multiple-Emmy-nominated “Mork and Mindy”, the Emmy-losing “Duckman”, the Emmy-ignored “Police Squad!”, the Emmy-engorged “Saturday Night Live”, and the Emmy-ineligible “The Muppets Take Manhattan”. David’s written Funny: The Book and A Beginner’s Guide To Corruption; he blogs for The Huffington Post,…