Hot Sheet January/March 2011


Judd Apatow ‘87
Will write and direct an untitled take-off from the feature film Knocked Up.

Brett Baer ‘88
Will be the showrunner for an untitled 20th Century Fox Television comedy pilot, the Untitled Liz Meriwether.

David Bezmozgis ’99
Made the New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 list for his recently released debut novel, The Free World.

Todd Black ‘82
Will produce (through Film 360) the feature film, Great Hope Springs.

Bryan Burk ‘91
Will executive produce Warner Brother’s Television’s new series, Alcatraz.

Stephen Chbosky ‘92
Will write and direct Summit Entertainment’s feature film, The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Karen Croner ‘87
Will write the screenplay adaptation of Jean Hanff Korelitz’s 2009 novel, Admission.

Sam Dickerman ‘94
Will serve as Executive Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures.

Tim Dowling ‘96
Will write the Warner Brother’s feature film, Uptown Saturday Night.

Susan Downey ‘95
Will produce the Warner Brother’s feature film, The Judge.

Alicia Dwyer '97
Directed with Michael Dwyer '06 as Director of Photography the PBS documentary, The Calling.

Richard Edlund ’60
Will launch a new visual effects business, DuMonde Visual Effects in New Orleans.

David Eilenberg ‘99
Will co-Executive produce Your Own Show: TV’s Next Star, a new television series airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Breck Eisner ‘95
Will direct the feature film, Blood.

Dan Etheridge ‘92
Will executive produce Warner Brother’s Television’s comedy series, Little in Common.

Kevin Feige ’95
Produced with Kevin LaNeave ’97 as lead visual effects editor and Wesley Sewell ’92 as visual effects supervisor for Paramount Picture’s upcoming feature film, Thor.

Gordon Freeman ’06
Wrote and directed; Dinga Haines ’06: produced; Michael Dwyer ‘06 and Maura Milan ’06: were directors of photography for the independent feature, No Answer.

Liz Glotzer ‘85
Will produce Castle Rock’s teen romance feature, The First Time.

Bob Greenblatt ‘87
Will serve as chairman of NBC entertainment.

Alfred Gough ‘94 and Miles Millar ‘94
Will produce an untitled Disney feature from the writer of “Erin Brockovich,” about a school teacher who transformed a defunct drama department.

Rian Johnson ‘96
Will write and direct Endgame Entertainment’s sci-fi feature film, Loopers.

Nancy Juvonen
Will executive produce, and Alfred Gough ‘94: and Miles Millar ‘94: will executive produce and write the upcoming ABC television series, Charlie’s Angels, a reboot of the original show.

Aaron Kaplan
Will executive produce ABC’s new comedy series, Bad Mom, and ABC’s new drama series, Good Christian Bitches.

Richard Kelly ‘97
Will write and produce the feature thriller, Corpus Christi.

Nahnatchka Khan ‘94
Will write and executive produce ABC’s new comedy series, Apartment 23.

John Knoll ‘84
Will be visual effects supervisor for the 3D conversion of the feature film, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.

Scott Kosar ‘89
Will write the screenplay adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s novel, Concrete Island.

Tim Kring ‘88
Will executive produce 20th Century Fox’s series, Touch.

Shawn Levy ‘94
Will executive produce ABC’s new comedy series, Untitled Tim Allen, and 20th Century Fox’s comedy series, Family Album.

Corey May ‘01 and Dooma Wendschuh ‘01
Will produce the feature comedy, Dogs of Babel.

Joe Nussbaum ‘96
Will direct with Byron Shah ‘98 as director of photography, Katie Wech ‘02as writer and Jack English as gaffer on the Disney feature, Prom.

Jack Orman ‘93
Will write and executive produce ABC’s new series, Pan Am.

Jeremy Passmore ‘04and Andre Fabrizio’02
Will write the feature film, DMZ.

Arie Posin’93
Wrote and will direct the independent feature film, The Look of Love.

Shonda Rhimes ’94 and Randy Zisk ‘81
Will executive produce the ABC series, Off the Map.

Shonda Rhimes ’94
Will executive produce and write the ABC series, Damage Control.

Charles Roven
Will produce the feature reboot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Michael Rymer ‘85
Will direct NBC’s new series, 17th Precinct.

Ian Sander
Has renewed his production contract with ABC Studios.

Josh Schwartz ‘98
Will produce and direct the feature film, Fun Size.

Juliet Snowden ‘95
Has written Dibbuk Box, a horror film based on true events, slated for release in October by Lionsgate.

David Steinberg
Will write and direct with Keetgi Kogan as producer the indie feature film, Miss Dial.

Jeff Wadlow ‘01
Will executive produce and write with Beau Bauman ‘01 as producer on the CBS television series Hail Mary.

John Wells ‘82
Will executive produce and write the Showtime family drama series, Shameless.

Jim Whitaker ‘94
Directed and produced the 9-11 documentary, Rebirth, which was purchased by Oscilloscope Laboratories and Showtime Networks.

Cathy Yuspa ‘95 and Josh Goldsmith ‘95
Will executive produce and write NBC’s My Life as an Experiment.

Stuart Zicherman ‘93
Will executive produce the FX television series, Lights Out.

John Ziffren ‘78
Will executive produce two ABC television dramas, Switched at Birth and The Nine Lives of Chloe King.

Craig Zisk
Will direct two new comedy series from NBC, Bent and the Untitled Kari Lizer.

Cody Zwieg ’01
Will executive produce the Dimension Films feature, Apollo 18


Daniel Barnz ‘95, Writer

The Beaver
Tom Johnson ‘81, Re-recording mixer

Paul Feig ‘84, Executive Producer and Director;
Judd Apatow ‘87, Producer

Melissa M. Lee ‘07, Producer

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Gabe Sachs ‘84, Writer;
Elliot Tyson, Re-recording Mixer

The Dilemma
Ron Howard ‘73, Producer and Director;
Brian Grazer, Producer

Fast Talk
Debra Tolchinsky ’88, Director and Producer;
Ron Ward ’88, Producer, Editor;
Dave Tolchinsky ’88, Producer.

The Grace Card
Howard A. Klausner, Writer and Producer.

The Green Hornet
Ori Marmur, Executive Producer;
Neal Moritz ‘85, Producer;
John Schwartzman, Cinematographer

I Am Number Four
Matthew Cohan ‘05, Co-Executive Producer;
Alfred Gough ‘94, Writer;
Miles Millar ‘94, Writer

Just Go With It
Timothy Dowling ‘96, Writer

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
Jon M. Chu ‘03, Director;
Avi Youabian ‘02, Editor

Tim Carras ‘03, Visual Effects Supervisor

Natural Selection
Brion Hambel ‘06, Producer;
Robbie Pickering ‘06, Writer and Director

Addison Teague, Supervising Sound Editor;
John Knoll, Visual Effects Supervisor

Soul Surfer
Marco Beltrami, music

Take Me Home Tonight
Lee Haxall ‘80, Editor

John Ottman ‘88, Composer.

TV Shows

Carla Kettner ‘83, Co-Executive Producer/Writer

Andrew W. Marlowe ’92, Executive Producer/Writer

Tom Spezialy, Executive Producer/Writer

Chris Fedak ’98, Executive Producer/Writer;
Josh Schwartz, Executive Producer/Writer

The Closer
Adam Belanoff ‘90, Co-Executive Producer

Desperate Housewives
Charles Skouras III, Producer

Detroit 1-8-7
Jeffrey Nachmanoff ’94, Director

Melissa Rosenberg ’90, Co-Executive Producer/Writer

The Event
Evan Katz ’86, Executive Producer

Grey’s Anatomy
Shonda Rhimes ’94, Executive Producer/Writer

Bryan Singer ‘89, Executive Producer;
Garrett Lerner ‘95 & Russel Friend ‘95, Executive Producers/Writers;
Greg Yaitanes, Director

John Ziffren ’78, Executive Producer

Life Unexpected
Gary Fleder '93, Executive Producer/Director

Live for the Moment
David Eilenberg '99, Executive Producer

The Lying Game
Charles Pratt Jr. ‘78, Writer

Mad Men
Matthew Weiner ’90, Executive Producer/Writer;
Amy Wells ’80, Set Decorator;
Marcy Patterson ’02, Associate Producer;
Erin Levy ’05, Writer

Make It or Break It
John Ziffren ’78, Executive Producer

Melissa and Joey
John Ziffren ’78, Executive Producer

Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time
Erin O’Malley ‘96, Co-Executive Producer

NYC Prep 
Scott A. Stone ’79,

Off the Map
Shonda Rhimes ’94, Executive Producer;
Randy Zisk ‘81, Executive Producer.

The Office
Paul Feig ‘84, Co-Executive Producer/Director;
Ken Kwapis, Executive Producer/Director;
Jason Reitman, Director;
Jeffrey Blitz ‘97, Director

Sarah Skibitzke, Supervising Producer

John Wells ‘82, Executive Producer and Writer

Sons of Anarchy
Paul Maibaum ‘ 75, Director of Photography

Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Joshua Donen '79, Executive Producer

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
Joshua Donen ‘79, Co-Executive Producer

Norman Buckley ‘80, Executive Producer;
Lamar Damon ‘84, Writer

Switched at Birth
John Ziffren, Executive Producer

Bryan Burk ’91, Executive Producer

United States of Tara
Craig Zisk, Executive Producer;
Brett Bear, co-Executive Producer/Supervising Producer

Brady Heck ’94, Editor

Craig Zisk, Executive Producer/Director;
Jonathan Talbert ’02, Associate Producer

Matt Kunitz ’90, Executive Producer;
Tom Johnson ’81, Rerecording mixer