Golden Gate Xpress

Screenwriter Pamela Gray talks cynicism and optimism on writing female-driven screenplays

Anna Hecht

March 14, 2014

Screenwriter Pamela Gray hit the audience with sobering statistics, ruins of reality and continual cynicism in her discussion on writing and selling the female-centered screenplay. Then she really got to the negative side of the ...

Michael Grais gives advice to SF State screenwriting students

Anna Hecht

February 17, 2014

It takes a brave man to make jokes about actor Steven Seagal, but considering screenwriter and producer Michael Grais worked closely with him on a film, surely Seagal would let it slide. Thursday, Feb. 13, Grais faced the future screenwriters of SF State in Coppola Theatre to share his experiences in ...

Cinema speaker series will feature screenwriter Michael Grais

Anna Hecht

February 15, 2014

SF State will get a little taste of Hollywood when screenwriter Michael Grais comes to campus to speak about the profession's evolving presence in the city. Grais is set to speak from 5:15 - 7:55 p.m. on Feb. 13, at Coppola Theatre. H...

Cinema alum discusses Hollywood screenwriting career with students

Nelson Amaya

November 12, 2013

Before his career as a Hollywood screenwriter, there was once a time when SF State alumnus Anthony Peckham's most interesting job was to refile an entire room at the Pacific Stock Exchange. "The previous clerk had not believ...

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