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And … action! Three rising stars get loose for the camera, expertly wielded by Lois Greenfield ’70.

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Skateboarding on Hardscrabble

Even after capturing Hollywood’s attention, filmmaker Debra Granik ’85 remains fiercely independent.

He’s Got the Look

Production designer Steve Saklad ’78 imagines and assembles the many elements of a movie’s visual language.

Weimar on the Pacific

The film artists who fled Nazi Germany for sunny California infused American cinema with fresh energy and talent, and a healthy dose of dread.

The Big Break

Making it on Broadway demands a flexible road map — or, sometimes, an inspired exit strategy.

Hollywood Girlhood

Long before she came to Brandeis, a Beverly Hills insider lived in Betty Grable’s mansion, had close encounters of the celebrity kind — and wondered whether glamour is all it’s cracked up to be.

The Brandeis Questionnaire

With homage to Marcel Proust, producer/writer/director Marshall Herskovitz ’73 reveals his deepest feelings.