Saturday, May 30

Alumna films comedy series on navigating between motherhood and career

Fictional 37-year-old Amanda is wrapped up in her screenwriting career until she finds out she only has one ovarian egg left. In “37 Problems,” a comedy web series written, directed, starring and produced by Lisa Ebersole, protagonist Amanda focuses on getting her own web series off the ground until she must decide whether or not to make motherhood a priority. Read more...




Film students explore benefits of interschool collaborations

Los Angeles is a goldmine of prestigious film schools. Colleges located in the homeland of cinematic showbiz have distinct teaching styles. However, some students choose to collaborate with those from other schools to make movies that combine the differing educational foundations of UCLA, USC and Chapman University. Read more...


Transforming Hollywood conference explores evolving media landscape

USC and UCLA will combine forces Friday to coordinate the eighth annual Transforming Hollywood conference, held in the James Bridges Theater starting at 9 a.m. The event, which aims to educate attendees about the changing landscape of entertainment and technology, is co-directed by Denise Mann, co-head of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Producers Program and professor in the Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, and Henry Jenkins, provost professor of communication, journalism, cinematic arts and education at USC. Read more...