The Script to Screen series examines screenwriting and how the screenplay is translated into film. In the series, guest writers reveal their creative storytelling process, actors discuss how they breathe life into the scripted characters, and directors explore the transformation of a script into a visual story for the screen.




Script to Screen 2014





Script to Screen: The Theory of Everything

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm SCRIPT TO SCREEN is proud to present one of this year's potential Oscar favorites, The Theory of Everything. The film stars Eddie Redmayne (Les Miserables) and tells the story of the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. We will be joined for a post-screening Q&A with producer Lisa Bruce and screenwriter/producer Anthony McCarten. Tickets are free but reservations are required to guarantee a seat. Tickets will be released on Wednesday, October 22nd at 10AM.



Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Pollock Theater, UCSB


Tickets are free but reservations are required to guarantee a seat.

Tickets will be released on Wednesday, October 22nd at 10AM.


Tickets are sold out. There will be stand-by line at the door. We will let patrons in on a first come/ first serve basis if tickets become available










SCRIPT TO SCREEN celebrated the start of our 4th season with 500 Days of Summer. We were honored to have a post-screening Q&A with screenwriter Scott Neustadter (The Fault in Our Stars, The Spectacular Now and the upcoming Paper Towns).

SCRIPT TO SCREEN is sponsored by the department of Film and Media Studies, The Carsey-Wolf Center and UCSB Alum, Writer/Director Scott Frank.

500 DAYS OF SUMMER Description

Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love. Girl doesn’t. This post modern love story is never what we expect it to be — it’s thorny yet exhilarating, funny and sad, a twisted journey of highs and lows that doesn’t quite go where we think it will. When Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a hapless greeting card copywriter and hopeless romantic, is blindsided after his girlfriend Summer (Zooey Deschanel) dumps him, he shifts back and forth through various periods of their 500 days “together” to try to figure out where things went wrong..



Sunday, October 12, 2014
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Pollock Theater, UCSB

Students: $5.00
Community: $10.00