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Hollywood How-To

April 17, 2010

Black and White Photograph of Rosenman with sunglasses on and script in hand

Powerhouse Hollywood producer and screenwriter Howard Rosenman gave an inside look at how the movie industry works including invaluable advice for those looking to produce or direct during his seminar, The Hollywood Sell, on Saturday, April 17th at 10 AM in Stein Auditorium. As a prelude to the seminar, there was a free screening of one of Rosenman’s most popular works, Father of The Bride, followed by a Q&A with Rosenman and Dean Allen Sabinson on Thursday, April 15th at 7 PM in the Large Screening Room in University Crossing (028 University Crossings).

Rosenman’s films have won 2 Peabody Awards, an Academy Award and top honors at the Sundance, Berlin and Cannes Film Festivals. His work ranges from acclaimed documentaries, Celluloid Closet and Common Threads: Tales from the Quilt; to such popular favorites as Father of the Bride with Steve Martin; Stranger Among Us with Melanie Griffith; Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Family Man with Nicolas Cage; and You Kill Me with Sir Ben Kingsley.