Hot Sheet Summer 2009


Jeff Davis '00
Wrote the adaptation of the 80's comedy Teen Wolf for MTV Films.

John Drdek ‘98
Has signed a development deal for the animated series The Blackbelt Club with Curious Films.

Kevin Greutert '87
Will direct the upcoming Saw VI that will be released this October. He has edited all of the other films in the Saw franchise.

Dr. Victoria E. Johnson '97
Was awarded the 2009 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for outstanding scholarship in film and media studies for her book Heartland TV: Prime Time Television and the Struggle for U.S. Identity.

Bill Mechanic '79
Will produce the movie adaptation of the zombie comic book Deadworld.

Stacey Sher '85: picked up the comedy spec Get a Job to produce at Double Feature Films.

Brian Grazer
Will produce the comedy Chief Ron about a conman who claims Native American ancestry in order to open a casino. Grazer will also produce the film adaptation of the novel Go Mutants!.

Suzanne Todd and Jennifer Todd
Will produce the romantic comedy Celeste and Jesse Forever for Team Todd.

Jared Yeager ‘02
Recently associate produced the video game DJ Hero which won Best Social/Casual Game Winner with the Game Critics Awards and Best Music/Rhythm Game with both IGN and Gametrailers.

Michael Younesi ‘07
Sold his short film Liberation, which will be packaged with the documentary The Queen.

Films & TV Shows

10 Things I Hate About You
John Ziffren '78, Executive Producer.

Dear Lemon Lima
Melissa Lee '07, Producer;
Jonako Donley '07, Producer;
Sarah Levy '99, Camera.

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Lori Forte, Producer.

Imagine That
Karey Kirkpatrick, Director

Caleb Deschanel, Camera.

Make It or Break It
John Ziffren '78, Executive Producer.

My Sister's Keeper
Mendel Tropper '93, Executive Producer;
Caleb Deschanel, Camera;
D.M. Hemphill '79, Re-recording Mixer.

NYC Prep
Scott A. Stone '79, Producer.

Public Enemies
Ann Biderman '75, Screenplay;
Jeffrey Ford '91, Editor.

Sons of Anarchy
Paul Maibaum ‘ 73, Director of Photography.

The Stoning of Soraya M.
David Handman '76, Editor.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Don Murphy '88, Producer;
Tom DeSanto, Producer;
Erik Aadahl '98, Sound Supervisor.

Year One
Judd Apatow, Producer.