Q&A – Instructor Tom Nunan – Producing

Tom Nunan has had a long, successful career, and continues to remain a vibrant, plugged-in creative force in the industry.  Tom is well-known as a producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture Crash, as a former President of television network UPN and President of NBC Studios, and as a current founder and partner of Bull’s Eye Entertainment where he […]

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Q&A – Instructor Judith Moreland – Acting for the Camera

Judith, as one of the creators of the life-changing Acting for the Camera program, what do you believe makes it stand out from the rest? I think there are a few things that make this program stand out: The quality of our teachers. All are working professionals, so we are able to share our current, real-life experiences […]

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Q&A – Instructor Neil Landau – Writing for Television

What is the future of the television industry? We asked UCLA Writing for Television instructor and author of TV OUTSIDE THE BOX: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution in this month’s Q&A. Over the next five years, how can we expect the television industry to change? We’re moving from a linear TV business, with scheduled shows in time slots, […]

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Q&A – Instructor Tim Albaugh – Screenwriting

Meet UCLA Screenwriting Lecturer Tim Albaugh. In this issue’s Q&A Tim discusses the state of the industry, the five most important screenplay elements, securing representation, and more. THE FILM INDUSTRY IS CONSTANTLY CHANGING.  WHAT IS THE CURRENT STATE OF THE FILM INDUSTRY, AND HOW CAN SCREENWRITERS BREAK IN? Even though the state of the industry is constantly changing, one […]

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Q&A – Alumni Rocco Pucillo – Screenwriting

Rocco Pucillo has been incredibly busy since finishing the Professional Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. We caught up with him for some advice for our current students. What’s the most valuable thing you learned at UCLA? Pitching is important.  I sold two original feature projects from pitches, so learning how to properly pitch is essential.  A lot of writers […]

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Q&A – Instructor Emily Rose – Acting for the Camera

Emily, you recently completed a five-year run as the lead character on SyFy’s Haven. What advice do you have for students looking to break in? Be prepared. As my late mentor Gordon Hunt used to say, “You can book work when opportunity meets preparation.” If you are here long enough the opportunity will come. Will you be […]

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