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Hollywood's Best-Kept Secret: UCSC Alums in Hollywood

Hollywood's Best-Kept Secret: UCSC Alums in Hollywood

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Erica Gerard Di Bona, Kresge '73-'75 

STEPHANIE ALLAIN Producer Beyond the Lights, Dear White People

AXEL ALONSO Editor in Chief Marvel Comics

ERIC ROY ANDERSON Camera Operator, For Your Consideration, Dickie Roberts

DAVID ARATA Writer Children of Men

ALAN BAUMGARTEN Editor Joy, Trumbo

KEVIN BEGGS Chairman  Lionsgate Television

ALISON BENSON Executive Producer Divorce, Work of Art: The NextGreat Artist  

PHIL BENSON Former Executive in Charge  Skywalker Sound

BILL BERNSTEIN Music Editor Saving Mr. Banks, Get On Up

JIM BERNSTEIN Executive Producer Mighty Med, American Dad

BRANNON BRAGA Executive Producer/Director Salem, Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey

CHRIS BRANDT Storyboard Artist St. Vincent, Dr. Dell


EMILY CALDERONE Producer Take Part Live

MARIE CANTIN Producer and Faculty Member, AFI Conservatory

RICK CARTER Production Designer Star Wars: Episode VII-The Force Awakens, Jurassic World

MELISSA CHESTER VP, Executive Music Producer BBDO

MITCH CLASPY Visual Effects Coordinator Black Sails, Boardwalk Empire

ARON COLEITE Producer Heroes, Hostages

FRANCIS CONWAY UPM Code Black, Stalker

KENNETH R. CORDAY Executive Producer/Composer Days of Our Lives

JORDAN CORNGOLD Music Editor Bridge of Spies, Hangover Part 3

STEVEN S. DeKNIGHT Executive Producer Daredevil, Spartacus: War of the Damned

MICHAEL DILLON Di Producer The Revenant, Ant-Man

LINDSAY DORAN Producer Stranger Than Fiction, Nanny McPhee Returns

JACOB AARON ESTES Writer/Director The Details, Mean Creek  

NATHAN FLEMING Digital Imaging Tech Champs, The Road Within

CHRISTOPHER CODY FLICK Sound Editor Voyage of Time, Last Man Standing

CHRISTOPHER FLICK Foley Editor Now You See Me 2, Zootopia

DONALD FLICK Foley editor Horrible Bosses 2, After Earth

BRIAN FLORA Visual Effects The Walk, Thor

RYAN FRISCIA Manager, Sales Administration & Finance STARZ Worldwide Distribution  

CARY FUKUNAGA Cinematographer/Producer/Writer/Director Beasts of No Nation, True Detective 

HALIMA GILLIAM First Assistant Editor Pele: Birth of a Legend, Sabotage

ANNE FLETT-GIORDANO Executive Producer/Consulting Producer Mom, Hot in Cleveland

LAUREN GREY Casting Director Knight of Cups, Too Cool for School

MATTHEW GRAY GUBLER Actor/Director Criminal Minds,Trash Fire

RICHARD GUNN Actor The Astronaut Farmer, Hemlock Grove

PETER HANKOFF Producer Anne Frank's Holocaust, Remembering 911

DAN HASSID Executive In Charge of Production The Jungle Book, MacFarland, USA

RENEE LEVY HAZELTON Key Costumer The Last Ship, The Office

DAVEY HOLMES Executive Producer Shameless, Boomerang

KAREN JANSZEN Writer Dolphin Tale, Dolphin Tale 2

STEPHEN B. JONES Character Designer Warner Bros. TV, Nickelodeon

BRIAN KAVANAUGH-JONES Producer Collide, Midnight Special

GAIL KATZ Producer Pawn Sacrifice, The Perfect Storm

REN KLYCE Sound Designer Gone Girl, Inside Out

DAVID KORDUNER Associate National Executive Director  DGA

HEATHER KRITZER Line Producer/UPM Meet the Blacks, Fearless


TAD LECKMAN Director of Art Education  RIOT GAMES

BLAKE LEYH Supervising Sound Editor Into the Woods, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close  

NICOLE LORRE First Assistant Director The Big Bang Theory

SUSAN LOWRY National Director and Senior Counsel  SAG-AFTRA

DOUG MAGNUSON Writer Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning  

CAMRYN MANHEIM Actress Extant, Return to Sender

JOHN MANKIEWICZ Co-Executive Producer House of Cards

DAVID MANSON Executive Producer House of Cards, The Divide

TRACY McGRATH Executive Producer Get a Job, 7500

MATT MEDLIN Line Producer/UPM Wild Oats

BARRY MENDEL Producer Trainwreck, This is 40

ANGELIC MERCER Casting Manager Master Chef, Home Free

STEPHEN MIRRIONE Editor The Revenant, Birdman

JENNIE MORRIS Executive Vice President Acquisitions, Research & Network Operations  PIVOT/ Participant Media

DENCY NELSON Stage Manager The Oscars, The 55th Annual Grammy Awards

ERIK NELSON Executive Producer The 78 Project Movie, Street Dogs of South Central  

STEVEN R. NELSON Sound Mixer The Last Ship, Hatfields & McCoys

KEVIN NOLTING Editor Inside Out, Up

MARTI NOXON Executive Producer/Writer Girlfriends Guide to Divorce, UnREAL, Code Black

IAN OLDS Writer/Director Zeroville, The Fixer

JAIME PAGLIA Co-Executive Producer/Writer Scream: The TV Series, The Flash

GWYNETH HORDER-PAYTON Director Once Upon a Time, Tyrant

LEE PERCY Editor Touched With Fire, Carrie

AARON PLATT Cinematographer Money Fight

CAMERON PORSANDEH Executive Producer/Writer Helix

PAUL RABWIN Executive Director Post Production, ABC Studios

CHUCK RANBERG Co-Executive Producer/Writer Hot in Cleveland, Frasier

HEATHER LYNNE RASNICK Set Decorator Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune

DANIELLE RENFREW Producer Cobain: Montage of Heck, Grandma

DALE ROY ROBINSON Executive Producer Watt’s World, Extreme Hotels  

KARL ROGOVIN Dynamics Effects Animator Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man

CONSTANZA ROMERO Theatre Costume Designer The Mountaintop, Fences, Gem of the Ocean

BILL ROSENTHAL Co-Executive Producer Saint George, Nurse Jackie

ANNE-MARIE ROSS Executive Vice President International Lionsgate

KENNETH RUDMAN Former VP Product Management  Technicolor

MAYA RUDOLPH Actress The Angry Birds Movie, Sisters, Bridesmaids

AKIVA SCHAFFER Actor/Director/Writer/Producer Corner4Real, The Lego Movie

TOM SCHNAIDT Camera Operator/Steadicam Supergirl, Revenge

SARAH SCHECHTER Producer/Executive Producer Legends of Tomorrow, Pan


MICHAEL SEALES PrincipalEngineer & Software Architect  Dreamworks Animation

MICHAEL SHIPLEY Executive Producer The Holy Fail, Last Man Standing

JON SILK Executive Studio 8, Co-Producer Gangster Squad  

MARGERY SIMKIN Casting Director The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, Pacific Rim

CHRIS SLATER Sr. Director Creative Development & Production  AOL Originals 

MARC SMOLOWITZ Documentary Producer/Director Buried Above Ground, The Power Of Two

DUG STANAT Character Technical Director How to Train YourDragon 2, Rise of the Guardians

JAMES STANTON Editor Empire, Married at First Sight

ZACK STENTZ Writer X-Men: First Class, THOR  

DAVE TARITERO Senior Vice President Visual Effects & Production  Walt Disney Studios

DAVID TENZER RPRS Media Partners and Raskin, Peter, Rubin Simon

JUSTINE TURNER International Film Acquisitions Distributions/Editorial  Walt Disney Studios

AMY VINCENT Director of Photography/Cinematographer Footloose, Hustle & Flow

DEBBIE VON ARX Production Legal Counsel Whiplash, Insidious, Chapter 2

ALLY WALKER Director/Producer/Actress Sex, Death & Bowling, Colony

ANNE WALKER Associate Producer Boyhood  

JANET WALKER Chair Film & Media Studies Department  UC Santa Barbara 

AMY BERKOWER WEISS President  Writers' House

TIFFANY WHITE Costume Designer Dude, Mad Men

DYLAN WILCOX Former Sr. Vice President Acquisitions  Relativity  

RICH WILKES Writer xXx: State of the Union

JIM WILSON Director/Writer/Producer 50 to 1, Mr. Brooks

DAN WOLF Consultant/Writer  Lone Wolf Writing, Dreamworks Animation

DEBORAH WULIGER Unit Publicist Black Hat, Lincoln

RON YERXA Producer/Co-Executive Producer Nebraska, The Leftovers