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Judd Apatow '87
Will produce Universal's A Whole New Hugh, a comedy pitch by Jake Helms, Jake Fleisher and Ian Berger.

Thomas K. Barad '74
Produced Open Window, a story about a newly engaged couple that find their cozy world shattered by a random act of violence.

Beau Bauman '01
Will co-produce B.F.F., a romantic comedy spec that was purchased by Rogue Pictures.

Walt Becker '95
Will direct Link for Disney, an action adventure comedy based on a novel Becker published in 1998; will direct Disney's comedy Old Dogs starring John Travolta, Robin Williams and Kelly Preston.

Elisa Bell '87
Has gotten her spec script, The Rosenbergs Save Christmas, optioned by Fox Searchlight. It's a comedy about a newly engaged couple from different religious backgrounds.

Todd Black '82
Will produce MTV Films' comedy I Want to ____ Your Sister; is producing The Great Debaters a fact-based drama, which will star Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker.

Dan Burks '02
Wrote and directed Placebo, which was screened at AFI Dallas Film Festival, Century City Short Film Festival, and Beverly Hills High Definition Film Festival.

Chad Gomez Creasey '03 and Dara Resnik Creasey '03
Co-wrote B.F.F., a romantic comedy spec that was purchased by Rogue Pictures.

Robert Delp '00
Developed and produced the feature TrainWreck: My Life as an Idiot, staring Seann William Scott, Gretchen Mol, and Jeff Garlin in conjunction with This is That Productions. It will premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival and will be released worldwide this summer.

Alfred Gough '94
Co-wrote the screenplay for Mummy 3.

David Goyer '88
Will produce Warner Brothers' Super Max, a tale that finds DC Comics' superhero the Green Arrow incarcerated in a special prison and stripped of his powers; will direct Magneto, the X-Men spinoff in the development from 20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios that centers on the villain played in the original trilogy by Ian McKellen.

Brin Grazer '74
Will produce Bra Boys, a fact-based drama about a counterculture movement in a surf community in Australia; the Universal remake of the 1970 sci-fi saga Colossus: The Forbin Project.

Andrew Gunn '93
Is producing Bedtime Stories, which will star Adam Sandler. The film is about a harried real estate developer whose life is turned upside down when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew begin to come true.

Barry J. Hershey '87
Has directed Casting About, which is being released by Kino International. The film's concept was an idea he conceived during his first casting experience while attending USC.

Ron Howard
Is a potential director for the Universal remake of the 1970 sci-fi saga Colossus: The Forbin Project.

Jesse Israel '04
Will co-produce B.F.F., a romantic comedy spec that was purchased by Rogue Pictures.

Nancy Juvonen
Is producing He's Just Not That Into You, a film based off of the Greg Behrendt bestseller about modern-day relationships.

abby Kohn '96
Adapted the screenplay He's Just Not That Into You, a film based off of the Greg Behrendt bestseller about modern-day relationships.

Ken Kwapis '82
Will direct comedy He's Just Not That Into You based off of the Greg Behrendt bestseller about modern-day relationships.

Alan Levine '71
Will co-head the newly formed standalone unit JPMorgan Entertainment Advisor, which will provide a broad range of strategic and financial advice.

Shawn Levy '94
Will direct and produce Twentieth Century Fox's The Seems, which will be based off of the first installment of a fantasy multi-book series The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep.

George Lucas '66
Is the recipient of the San Francisco International Film Festival Irving M. Levin Award.

Shaun MacGillivray
Is producing Return to Everest 3D, which is a follow-up to its 1998 hit Everest.

Charlie Matthau '86
Will direct Mickey % Dolores, a love story about a down-on-his-luck talent manager who falls in love with his client, a jazz singer.

Miles Millar '94
Co-wrote the screenplay for Mummy 3.

Neal Moritz '85
Will produce Columbia Pictures'The Green Hornet, a film that follows the adventures of Brit Reid, a millionaire publisher who moonlights as a masked crime fighter.

Robert Naturman '05
Has had his comedy script, Shuttle Cocks, optioned by Sidney Sherman; has a holiday comedy, Christmas Witness, in development with Broken Road Productions.

Shonda Rhimes '94
Will receive the Women in Film Lucy Award for Excellence in Television.

Marco Schnabel '93
Will direct Paramount Pictures' untitled film that will star Mike Myers as the advice-dispensing Indian Guru Pitka.

Marc Silverstein '96
Adapted the screenplay He's Just Not That Into You, a film based off of the Greg Behrendt bestseller about modern-day relationships.

Stephen Sommers '93
Is producing Mummy 3.

Melissa Stack '03
Has written comedy spec script I Want to ____ Your Sister that MTV Films has bought.

Clay Walker '95
Directed his documentary The Cole Nobody Knows, will screen at Silver Lake Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival and Nashville Film Festival.

Andrew Waller '03
Directed his first feature Taking 5, which will be screening at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Brad Winderbaum '05
Received a nomination from the 11th Annual Webby Film & Video Awards, the first major awards honoring original video premiering on the Internet, for Best Drama of 2007 for his website www.itsallinyourhands.com.

Films and TV Shows

Are We Done Yet?
Hank Nelken, Screenplay.

Perfect Stranger
James Foley, Director.

Spider-Man 3
Laura Ziskin, Producer.

The Alps
Stephen Judson, Director/Screenplay/Editor.

The Reaping
Robert Zemeckis, Producer;
Susan Downey, Producer.

The Tripper
Glenn Garland, Editor.

Drive
Ben Queen, Executive Producer/Writer;
Greg Yaitanes, Executive Producer/Director.

The Boomer Century
Mark Jonathan Harris, Writer.

The Real Wedding Crashers
Jon Kroll, Executive Producer.

The Sopranos
Matthew Weiner, Executive Producer;
Gianna Smart, Producer;
William B. Stich, Editor.

The Tudors
Charles McDougall, Executive Producer/Director.