Jane Espenson - Apr 19, 2007
Jane Espenson is a former writer for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and has written episodes for shows including: Angel, Firefly, Gilmore Girls, Ellen, The O.C., Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Dinosaurs, Andy Barker PI and others. She is currently under a development deal with NBC/Universal television while working as co-executive producer on Battlestar Galactica. Espenson spoke as a guest of the Women of Cinematic Arts group at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. An episode in the USC School of Cinematic Arts podcast series.
Jane Anderson - Apr 6, 2007
Jane Anderson is an award-winning writer/director whose work has spanned film, television and theater. A California native, Anderson started her career in New York theatre, appearing in David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Her stage work led to a series of television jobs including The Facts of Life and The Wonder Years. In the '90s, Anderson branched into feature film, writing It Could Happen to You (1994), and adapting How to Make an American Quilt (1995). Most recently she adapted and directed The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005). Anderson was a featured guest at the Zaki Gordon Speaker Series, hosted by the Division of Writing for Screen & Television at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. An episode of the Zaki Gordon Speakers Series podcast.