Brad Barber '05
Associate produced the documentary film Resolved, which has won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Ryan Engle '01
Has developed a pitch with Karl Mueller that was purchased by Arnold and Anne Kopelson with Equus Media Development Fund.
Brian Grazer '74
Has signed a five-year deal for Imagine Entertainment to continue partnering with Universal Pictures; set to produce Universal's adaptation of Claire Messud's 2006 novel The Emperor's Children.
Grant Heslov '86
Will produce Doubting Thomas for Showtime via the Smokehouse banner.
Is set to adapt and direct the espionage thriller Morning Spy, Evening Spy.
Has signed a five-year deal for Imagine Entertainment to continue partnering with Universal Pictures; set to direct Universal's adaptation of Claire Messud's 2006 novel The Emperor's Children.
Richard Kelly '97
Is set to direct horror film The Box with Media Rights Capital.
Has won the David & Lynn Angell Fellowship in Comedy Writing Award for his spec script of Weeds: Pot Chocolate.
As CEO of Overture Films, has nabbed North American rights to Righteous Kill starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.
Moira McMahon '01
Wrote the film Wrigleyville, which has gained a place in the Independent Film Festival.
John Milius '67
Will receive the 2007 Distinguished Screenwriter Award at this year's Austin Film Festival Award Luncheon on October 13, 2007.
Shonda Rhimes '94
Is in negotiations to executive produce voter awareness short films for sites such as My-Space and YouTube.
Has just released his new memoir Cagney & Lacey… and Me.
Ed Saxon '84
Will produce the feature based on the Aran Shetterly book The Americano: Fighting for Freedom in Castros Cuba, an Untold Story.
Ian Shorr '07
Has just had his spec script Exempt acquired by Overture Films that Benderspink will produce.
Is set to direct and produce Valkyrie, the story of resistance hero Claus von Stauffenberg who led an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler in 1944.
John Singleton '90
Will produce for Showtime Trade, an hour-long drama about high-class call girls.
Barbara Stepansky '02
Is set to direct drama-thriller Hurt.
Josh Stolberg '96
Is set to adapt, along with Bobby Florsheim, the Lisa Lutz's tome The Spellman Files for Paramount.
Stephani Victor '92
Has been nominated for an ESPY Award. Voting is at stephanivictor.com.
Richard Ward '75
His book A History of the Hal Roach Studios is now available in paperback.
John Wells '82
Was nominated for the Humanitas Prize 60-Minute Television Script Award for The West Wing: Election Day-Part II.
Robert Zemeckis '73
Has written and will direct A Christmas Carol, an adaptation of the Charles Dickens tale that will star Jim Carrey.
Films and TV Shows
Sam Friedlander '05, Music Supervisor;
Adam Stein '05, Editor.
D.M. Hemphill ‘79, Re-recording Mixer.
License to Wed
Ken Kwapis '82, Director;
Nick Osborne ‘97, Producer.
Live Free or Die Hard
Marco Beltrami ‘93, Music;
David Marconi ‘80, Story.
American Body Shop
Hisham Abed '86 , Camera
Matthew Weiner ‘90, Executive Producer/Writer.
Guy Ferland ‘88, Director.