Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Pollock Theater, UCSB


The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Screening format: DCP (100 minutes)

Director: Wes Anderson

Writer: Wes Anderson

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revolori

"Where is Boy With Apple?"

The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

UCSB Script to Screen is proud to present Wes Anderson's film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, which won the 2015 Golden Globe for "Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy" and won four Academy Awards®. The event will start with viewing the movie the way it is supposed to be seen: on the big screen with every seat filled. Post screening, there will be a Q&A with the Oscar® Nominated Producer Jeremy Dawson and Oscar® Nominated Production Designer, Adam Stockhausen.

Following the Q&A, there will be a “The Grand Budapest” themed reception in the Michael Douglas Lobby.

The UCSB Script to Screen series examines the screenplay and its transition to the screen from the perspective of writers, directors, producers, editors, and actors.

UCSB Script to Screen is sponsored by the department of Film and Media Studies, The Carsey-Wolf Center, and The Scott Frank Fund for Screenwriting. It is hosted and executive-produced by the Pollock Theater Director, Matt Ryan, and produced by the Pollock Theater student staff.

The Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer

Interview with Ralph Fiennes


Jeremy Dawson, Producer

Jeremy Dawson is a producer and visual effects designer for feature films and documentaries. He started working with Wes Anderson in 2004 as the Visual Effects Supervisor on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. He has since produced The Darjeeling Limited (2007), The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) with Anderson. 

Jeremy Dawson has been nominated for multiple awards, including the Oscar® for The Grand Budapest Hotel in 2015.

Adam Stockhausen, Production Designer

Adam Stockhausen is a production designer for many feature films. He has been working with Wes Anderson since 2007 when he was the Supervising Art Director on The Darjeeling Limited (2007). Since then, he has done Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) with Anderson. He was also the production designer for 12 Years a Slave (2013).

He was nominated for the Academy Award® for both 12 Years a Slave and The Grand Budapest Hotel and won for Grand Budapest.

Matthew Ryan, Pollock Theater Director

Matthew Ryan started his academic career at NYU to run the Cantor Film Center, where he produced a range of events from a screening and Q&A with Martin Scorsese to a media conference with then President Bill Clinton. In 2008, he received a MFA in screenwriting from Loyola Marymount University.

Now, he is director of the amazing Pollock Theater.  He pioneered the Pollock Theater Internship, which is a selective program offering industry-level experience to students interested in event planning and live TV production. The TV shows produced through this program have generated more than 10.6 million views on UCTV. Many of these episodes come from events in his own series, UCSB Script to Screen, including 12 Years a Slave with Oscar®-winner John Ridley and American Beauty with Oscar®-winning screenwriter Alan Ball.