Friday, July 19


Hit television writer Ryan Murphy will come to campus Thursday as a guest speaker for the film class “Overview of Network Television Management," which is open to the public. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Q&A: ‘Glee’ creator Ryan Murphy discusses industry success

Ryan Murphy is quick to point out that his career doesn’t make sense on paper. His career as a writer, director, producer and show creator spans multiple genres – he followed his musical comedy “Glee” with the much darker “American Horror Story.” On Thursday, he’ll use his wide-ranging experience to offer students insight into the television industry as a guest lecturer for the “Overview of Network Television Management” class at the James Bridges Theater, which is open to the public. Read more...

Photo: Hit television writer Ryan Murphy will come to campus Thursday as a guest speaker for the film class “Overview of Network Television Management," which is open to the public. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Hit television writer Ryan Murphy will come to campus Thursday as a guest speaker for the film class “Overview of Network Television Management," which is open to the public. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

UCLA alumnus and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wrote and directed “When We Rise,” an ABC docu-drama miniseries that follows a group of real-life members of the LGBTQ community from the 1970s onwards. (Eike Schroter/ABC)

Q&A: Alum, creator of series ‘When We Rise’ talks importance of LGBTQ history

The “we” in “When We Rise” is the most crucial part of the TV show’s title. It speaks to the idea that historically underrepresented groups are strongest when they join together and fight as a united coalition, said Dustin Lance Black, the show’s writer and creator. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wrote and directed “When We Rise,” an ABC docu-drama miniseries that follows a group of real-life members of the LGBTQ community from the 1970s onwards. (Eike Schroter/ABC)

UCLA alumnus and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wrote and directed “When We Rise,” an ABC docu-drama miniseries that follows a group of real-life members of the LGBTQ community from the 1970s onwards. (Eike Schroter/ABC)



UCLA Extension alumnus Jean de Meuron was an executive producer for the Oscar-nominated short film "La femme et le TGV." He incorporated his arsenal of marketing skills including finance, poster design and script feedback. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Oscars 2017: Alum brings short film to nomination through marketing know-how

The walls of Melnitz Hall, lined with Hollywood movie posters, foreshadow the potential of students at UCLA. After studying within the entertainment capital of the United States, some Bruin filmmakers go on to contribute to award-winning films. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension alumnus Jean de Meuron was an executive producer for the Oscar-nominated short film "La femme et le TGV." He incorporated his arsenal of marketing skills including finance, poster design and script feedback. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Extension alumnus Jean de Meuron was an executive producer for the Oscar-nominated short film "La femme et le TGV." He incorporated his arsenal of marketing skills including finance, poster design and script feedback. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)