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Hollywood How-To

March 31, 2010

Still shot of Steve Martin in Father of the Bride

Powerhouse Hollywood producer and screenwriter Howard Rosenman will give 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 will be a free screening of one of Rosenman’s most popular films, Father of The Bride, followed by a Q&A with Rosenman moderated by Dean Sabinson on Thursday, April 15th at 7 PM in the Large Screening Room in University Crossing (028 University Crossings). The college has secured forty FREE tickets to the seminar and is offering them on a first come first served basis to students in our Television, Film & Video, EAM, TV Management and Scriptwriting programs.  If you are interested, contact your program director and make a reservation with Sharon Walker in the Cinema & Television Office.

Tickets for the general public are $50 and student tickets are $30 if purchased in advance. To purchase tickets go to Students who receive complimentary tickets will be asked to pay a $10 holder fee when they sign up and will get their $10 back at the event.

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.

Event Facts:
What: Howards Rosenman's The Hollywood Sell
Where: Stein Auditorium, Nesbitt Hall Room 111, 3215 Market Street
When: Saturday, April 17; 10 AM
Cost: $50 for general public, $30 for students if purchased in advance
More information: 215-895-1029 or