Please join us for a special lecture night with Tim Albaugh, director of our graduate screenwriting and film studies program. Albaugh is a writer/producer, and a graduate of the U.C.L.A. M.F.A. screenwriting program. He has taught screenwriting at U.C.L.A., U.C. - Irvine, Hollins, Pixar Animation Studios, and Walt Disney Feature Animation. As a writer, he has sold or optioned scripts to various studios and production companies. He wrote the film<em> Trading Favors,</em> starring Rosanna Arquette, Devon Gummersall, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. The original screenplays <em>Weasel</em> (by Steve Bagatourian) and <em>Croak</em> (by Rich Davis) were written in Albaugh's classes and subsequently set up as coproductions between Popular Films, Hudson River Entertainment, and Echo Lake Productions. Some of Albaugh's other students have sold scripts to numerous studios, producers, and production companies including John Cusack's New Crime Productions, the Coen Brothers, Michael Bay, Wendy Finerman, Nickelodeon Films, Gough/Millar, New Regency Productions, HBO, Mandalay Entertainment, Showtime, Lifetime, and all the major television networks.