The Emmy-nominated television writer talks about writing his first novel “Second Street Station,” which centers on fictional character Mary Handley, the first female detective in Brooklyn and will be released June 9.
For the third year in a row, Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television has been named one of the top 10 film schools by The Hollywood Reporter, coming in at #8. This year’s rankings were based on visits to campuses, and interviews with educators, insiders and alums. The publication recognized SFTV for our industry access, and they interviewed Francis Lawrence for the piece:
“I applied to a couple of schools, but after I toured Loyola, I actually canceled my applications to the others,” recalls The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 and 2 director Francis Lawrence (’91) of his time at this picturesque campus nestled in the bluffs over West L.A. But there’s more to Loyola than a pretty setting; the school is wired into the industry like few others…
Click here to read the full article, and congratulations to all of our faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners. And to our students, thank you for all of your outstanding work.
Congratulations to the LMU alums whose work received Emmy® nominations today!
James Wong (‘83)
Co-Executive Producer for American Horror Story: Freak Show, the show is nominated for 19 Emmys including Outstanding Limited Series
André Jacquemetton (‘89)
Executive Producer for Mad Men, the show is nominated for 11 Emmys including Outstanding Drama Series
Emily Spivey (‘96)
Writer for Modern Family, the show is nominated for 6 Emmys including Outstanding Comedy Series
Christian Buenaventura (‘05)
Dialogue Editor for Marvel’s Daredevil, nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series
Rachel Corrales (‘10)
Sound Editor for Houdini, nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Special
Jason Krane (‘04)
Dialogue Editor for American Horror Story: Freak Show, nominated for Outstanding Sound Editing for a Limited Series, Movie or Special
Chris McCaleb (’00)
Editor for Better Call Saul, nominated for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series
The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 20, 2015 when the show airs live on FOX. For more information and a full list of nominees click here