Red Carpet: 5:30 p.m. Theatre snacks will be available UCR Osher Presents 17 A Special Pre-Oscars Academy Awards Event To reserve your seat, select from list on page 19 or call (951) 827-4105 or (760) 834-0997 or go to and click on the PRE-OSCAR ACADEMY link. Free and secure parking is available at both locations. 20 TUESDAY FEBRUARY 6-7:30 P.M. UCR Palm Desert Center 75-080 Frank Sinatra Drive PALM DESERT 173-CCS-200 25 THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6-7:30 P.M. UCR Extension Center 1200 University Avenue RIVERSIDE 173-CCS-201 Hollywood comes to Riverside and Palm Desert in this annual event. Don’t miss this special FREE Pre-Oscar Academy Awards lecture featuring industry professionals and distinguished UCR faculty from UCR’s Department of Theater, Film and Digital Production, UCR’s MFA program and notable presenters from UCR’s Osher program. Stacy Davies, award-winning arts and culture journalist in Los Angeles, Orange County and the Inland Empire. Osher instructor, UCR Extension. Tod Goldberg, author of a dozen award- winning books, including Gangsterland, His essays, journalism and criticism have appeared widely, and his film criticism appeared regularly on E!. Director, Low Residency MFA, UCR Palm Desert Center. Stu Krieger, co-wrote the Emmy award winning mini-series A Year in the Life, and was the screenwriter of the Spielberg-Lucas animated classic, The Land Before Time. Professor, UCR Department of Theatre, Film and Digital Production. Joshua Malkin, wrote projects for Universal, Lionsgate AltaVista, Giant Door Productions, Fox Searchlight and a “re-boot” of the franchise Buck Rogers In the 25th Century. Lecturer, Low Residency MFA, UCR Palm Desert Center. John Schimmel, co-penned the Tony- nominated musical Pump Boys And Dinettes, and authored Screenwriting Behind Enemy Lines: Lessons from Inside the Studio Gates. Lecturer, Low Residency MFA, UCR Palm Desert Center. Nikolay Maslov, Curator of Film & Media Projects, UCR ARTSblock. Highlights » » Best writing award nominees » » Best movie award nominees » » Film clips showing seminal performance » » Moments and backstory insights » » Q & A segment » » Featured presenters