• Script, writer's note, computer keyboard/banner with wording Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting

MFA in Screenwriting - Guest Speakers

Guest writers, directors, and producers have included:

Robert Towne (Chinatown, Mission Impossible)
                             Robert Towne

Tom Schulman (Dead Poets Society, Honey I Shrunk the Kids)
Marc Guggenheim (Green Lantern, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters)
Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, Magnolia, There Will Be Blood) 
       Paul Thomas Anderson

David Fury (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Fringe)
Jeff Greenstein (Desperate Housewives, Will & Grace)
Anne Beatts (Saturday Night Live)
                       Anne Beatts

Paul Schiff (My Cousin Vinny, Mona Lisa Smile)
Ben Blacker (Drones, Supernatural)
Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Generations)
                                   Tim Russ

David Zucker (Judging Amy, Numb3rs)
Nicholas Kazan (Reversal of Fortune, Fallen)
Donald Petrie (Miss Congeniality, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days)
              Donald Petrie

Nicholas Meyer (Star Trek IV: Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: Undiscovered Country)
Jill Goldsmith (Law & Order, NYPD Blue)
Darren Starr (Sex and the City, Beverly Hills 90210)
                                Darren Starr

Robin Swicord (Memoirs of a Geisha, Little Women)
Pierce Gardner (Lost Souls, Dan in Real Life)

Glen Mazzara (Crash, The Walking Dead)
      Glen Mazzara

Mike Werb (Face/Off, Laura Croft: Tomb Raider)
Allan Burns (Mary Tyler Moore, Rhoda)
Michael Hauge (Writing Screenplays That Sell, Selling Your Story in 60 Seconds)
                       Michael Hauge

Alan Armer (The Fugitive, The Untouchables)
Ron Bass (Rain Man, The Joy Luck Club)
Jessica Bendinger (Sex and the City, Bring It On)
                                      Jessica Bendinger

Rodrigo García (Nine Lives, Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her)
Fay Kanin (Teacher's Pet, The Outrage)
Gavin Lambert (Sons and Lovers, Inside Daisy Clover)
Dale Launer (Ruthless People, My Cousin Vinny)
            Dale Launer

Luisa Leschin (Resurrection Blvd., George Lopez)
Daniel Petrie, Jr. (Beverly Hills Cop, The Big Easy)
Abraham Polonsky (Body and Soul, Odds Against Tomorrow)
                                      Abraham Polonsky

Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond, Baby Talk)
Bob Shayne (Magnum, P.I., Simon & Simon)
Joseph Stefano (Psycho, Star Trek: TNG)
Nandi Bowe (The Lone Gunman, The Lying Game)