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Young Penn Alum Screenwriter hits it big in Hollywood!

Big news hit the internet yesterday. Penn alum and Black List screenwriter Jack Stanley (C’11) was recently hired by Fox to write Chronicle 2, the sequel to 2012’s sleeper hit Chronicle.  While Jack is a 25-year-old LA newbie wunderkind screenwriter, having sold multiple scripts since his 2011 graduation, Fox and CAA have entrusted him with what they hope to […]

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Penn alum’s journey from ER doctor to TV Staff Writer!

For the last few years as a medical consultant on various shows Penn alum Zach Lutsky (C’96) has had the opportunity to write or re-write all the medical scenes in those shows. After the jump find out how Zach has finally gone from a consultant to a full time writing staff member on “A Gifted Man”! […]

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THE most important concept for a Hollywood writer

Last time we checked in with aspiring LA TV writer Rob Forman (W’06), he taught us all about “spec scripts” and what you do with them once you’re done in order to pursue a Hollywood career. After his summer hiatus, Rob has now returned back to work as a writers assistant on “Army Wives” and […]

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From aspiring TV writer to “paid” TV writer: the steps this Penn alum is taking

A couple of weeks ago we met aspiring LA TV writer Rob Forman (W’06) and he told us about his journey from Penn to LA, the agency he first worked at, and the TV shows on which he’s been a writer’s assistant. In today’s installment, Rob talks to us about the steps he’s taking from […]

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Hangover’s Ed Helms to star in this Penn Oscar-nominated Writer’s Film

Rob After Rob Pearlstein (C’95, DP) and Loren Mendell’s (C’95, Friars) short film was nominated for an Oscar in 2006, they went on to create a funny web series about a unique sort of adoption. Rob had also gone on to create a short film dedicated to all the pregnant ladies out there, while Loren was focused […]

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Another “34th Street” writer follows his dreams

A tale of another ambitious recent Penn grad who went from involved undergrad to following his ambition to become recently published. More about this alum after the jump! Gabe Oppenheim (C’09) follows in the footsteps of many proactive Penn authors and recently published a novel called How Delightful Is The Day. Here’s the shpiel: “Jeremiah and Mo […]

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