It’s shaping up to be an incredible week in the Film Department, as they welcome some amazing guests to campus this week as part of their Distinguished Filmmakers Series.
Tomorrow, March 8, Film Department instructor David Kellogg will host a Q&A with writer/director John Lee Hancock at 1:30 p.m. in the L.A. Times Media Center. Hancock’s credits include The Blind Side, The Alamo and The Rookie. He also wrote the screenplays for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and A Perfect World.
On Wednesday, March 9, Film Department instructor Lee Rosenbaum will host a Q&A with Oscar-nominated producer Lawrence Turman, whose credits include The Graduate, American History X, Pretty Poison, The Great White Hope, The Thing, Mass Appeal, Short Circuit, The River Wild and many others. Turman is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors, and is a member of the Producers Guild Hall of Fame. The talk will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the L.A. Times Media Center.
And on Thursday, March 10, Film Department instructor Allen Daviau will hosting five-time Oscar nominated cinematographer Owen Roizman, whose credits include The French Connection, The Exorcist, The Stepford Wives, Three Dys of the Condor, Network, Absence of Malice, Tootsie, Grand Canyon, Wyatt Earp and many others. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Govenors, Roizman has directed and photographed hundreds of television commercials. In 1997, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Cinematographers. The talk will be at 1 p.m. at Ahmanson Auditorium.
All three events are open to all Art Center students, alumni, faculty and staff.