Hot Sheet December 2009

News

Brian Baugh '95
Directed the teen drama To Save a Life which releases in January 2010.

Dirk Beinhold '96
Produced the miniseries Ben Hur for ABC and Sony.  He is the CEO of Akkord Film Produktion.

Jim Bernstein '91:
Was nominated for an Emmy in 2009 for his work on American Dad. He is currently writing for Disney's animated comedy Phineas and Ferb.

Greg DeCuir, Jr., '01
Has been appointed to the Selection Committee and has served as Film Programmer for the Alternative Film/Video Festival in Belgrade, Serbia.

John Elfers '04
Had an official selection at Screamfest with his film Finale.

Jeannette Hill-Yonis, Esq. '87
Is currently working on the restructuring of Incentive Filmed Entertainment. She negotiated Sophia Loren's actress deal for her role in Nine, as well as several other deals.

Thomas Kaufman '98
Will have his award winning mystery novel Drink the Tea published in March.

Richard Kelly '97
will produce Pride and Prejudice and Zombies with Natalie Portman.

Adam Kurland '04
Directed the project Silly Little Game for ESPN's 30 by 30 series documenting the birth of fantasy sports.

Paul Maibaum '73
Is returning as Director of Photography on the fourth season of the TBS comedy My Boys.

Kellee Santiago '06
Was named a TED fellow for her work with thatgamecompany, a video game company working to create video games that communicate different emotional experiences.

Gregory Small '86
Sold his original screenplay Someone in the Dark to Dreamworks.

Films and TV Shows

Avatar.
Jon Landau, Producer.

Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe
Ron Underwood '74, Director.