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Karin Partin
TV Comedy Master Class

Karin Partin was named at the Austin Film Festival AND was hired by 180 Degrees Productions to do a rewrite on Still Perfect.

Josh Steinbauer
Write Your Screenplay

Josh created a time-lapse meditative film of his New York “sketches” for Nowhere Magazine.

Yehudit “Judy” Mam
Meditative Master Class

Judy’s romantic comedy script was named a quarterfinalist at the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest.

George Strayton
Studio Faculty 

George’s film Alive Inside won the 2014 Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.

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DAN LEVINSON
Pro-Track

Dan’s debut novel, written in our ProTrack program, will be released by Jollyfish Press this June.
Launch event
at Barnes and Noble in NYC on July 19th!

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David Mandel
Masterclass 

David’s feature film Cold Turkey, starring Peter Bogdanovich and Cheryl Hinds, gets theatrical release!

Puy Navarro
Pro-Track

Puy’s first screenplay, Life Is a Dream, was a finalist at the Sundance Screenwriters Lab.

Emma Barrett
Pro-Track

Emma wrote, directed, and produced the film Take the Reins.

Carles Torras
Pro-Track 

Carles’ film, American Jesus, gets its theatrical debut at the IFC!

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LAURA GOMEZ
Write Your Screenplay

Writer/Actor Laura Gomez wins Best Student Film Award from NYU &
books recurring role on 
Orange is the The Black!

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Karl Jacob
Write Your Screenplay

Karl Jacob’s film Pollywogs had its NYC Premiere at the Big Apple Film Festival.

Sandy Garfunkel
Masterclass 

Sandy’s film, Out of the Ash, was named as an Official Selection of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Sujay Pande
Masterclass 

Sujay won the 2013 Royal Reel Award from the Canada International Film Festival Screenplay Competition.

Ciara Lacy
Pro-Track 

Ciara’s documentary Out of State wins prestigious MacArthur and Princess Grace grants & gets distribution deal with PBS!
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ADRIAN MANZANO
Meditative Writing

Adrian’s award-winning film Sex, Love & Salsa
had its official release.

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Hector Carosso
Pro-Track

Hector’s film Kayan Ahla premieres at SOHO film festival!

Charley Scalies
Pro-Track 

Charley was interviewed by NPR in Baltimore to discuss his role on The Wire and his new screenplay.

Claire Ince
ProLab

Claire’s documentary, exploring Hollywood’s fascination with Brooklyn, was published by The New York Times.

Jay Stern
ProLab 

Jay’s play, 20th Century Photograph was produced at the Access Theater after being developed at the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.

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MICHAEL WOLFE
Write Your Screenplay

Michael’s first feature, Maybe Tomorrow, wins over 7 Awards,
including 
Best Picture, Best Actor & Best Screenplay at Golden Door Film Festival.

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Talie Melnyk
Write Your Screenplay 

Talie’s solo show, Maison des Reves premieres in New York, London, and Canada.

Larry Hassman
Write Your Screenplay 

Larry’s play, Love, will be having a public reading at The Player’s Club in Gramercy Park.

Fritz Donnelly
ProLab

Fritz’s short film, I Gotta Go, will be featured in The Iron Mule Short Comedy Series.

Alexandra Eaton
Write Your Screenplay 

Alexandra’s film, Bombay Movieis now available on iTunes.

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MARCO AGUILAR
Masterclass

Marco created the film project, Zombie Parkour.
The film has received over 3 million YouTube hits and counting!

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Matthew James Thompson
Pro-Track

Matthew completed Mass, a short film/music video hybrid.

Martin Chavez
Write Your Screenplay

Martin can be seen in the upcoming feature film Relentless.

Samantha Marine
Master Class

Samantha co-wrote and directed her first feature film, Man Underground.

Matthew James Thompson
Pro-Track

Matthew’s short film, August Heat, is having its World Premiere at Rhode Island Film festival.

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JT Arbogast
Write Your Screenplay

JT wrote, directed, and starred in the feature film Angel’s Perch,
starring Joyce Van Patten (Grown Ups).

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Heidi Nunnally
Write Your Screenplay 

Heidi completed her first documentary film, Dirty. Pretty. Things. which can now be viewed on her website.

Isaac Woofter
ProTrack

Writer and actor, Isaac Woofter, starred in the short film, Turncoat, which will be released later this year.

Raymond Alvin
Write Your Screenplay

Raymond’s short film, Sid’s New Glasses, goes into production in late October 2014.

George Petersen
Meditative Writing

George’s short film “The Devil & Mrs. McGuire” was a finalist at the Fade In Awards.

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Bill Gullo
Write Your Screenplay

Bill’s feature film, Quitter, had a successful week-long run at Regal Cinemas in NYC.

Angela Page
TV Comedy Workshop

Angela’s spec script for “Louie” was a quarter finalist for the Final Draft Big Break Competition.

Carolyn Keating
Meditative Writing

Carolyn was accepted into Stony Brook’s Children’s Lit Fellow Program for Spring 2015.

Los Silva
Write Your Screenplay

Production on NightFire, Los’s Action and Espionage Thriller, wrapped Jan 2015 in Verona, Italy.
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Laura Gómez
Write Your Screenplay

Laura is directing and producing Hilary Bettis’ The Iron Warehouse.

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