Lecturers

Liz Cane
Email: ecane@uci.edu
MFA UCLA

Teaches beginning, intermediate and advanced courses in film and video production. Through the University Extension program she also teaches screenwriting and video production. She has produced award winning shorts (most notably That's What Women Want) that have screened at festivals around the world. Her documentary Libido, about the continuing pleasures of romance and sex among the elderly, aired nationally on PBS and screened in exhibitions throughout the United States, most recently at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. She has written several feature length screenplays, a romantic comedy, Don't Shoot, I'm Available, a thriller, High Rise, and a political farce Nudity on Capitol Hill. After completing two new comedic shorts, Audrey and Tonto's Daughter and Hug, she recently finished a new documentary furthering her exploration of sex and romance among the elderly, Eager For Your Kisses Love and Sex at 95.

Marie Cartier
Email: mcartier@uci.edu
Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University

Teaches beginning and advanced courses on screenwriting. Through the University Extension program she also teaches Acting for Film. Every year she curates and administers the Annual Festival of Staged Reading of Student Screenplays. Her poetry book I Am Your Daughter, Not Your Lover was published in 1994 by Clothespin Fever Press. She has had five plays published by Dialogus Press. She currently completed her Ph.D. in Religion at Claremont Graduate University, specializing in Women and Religion and religion and Art, and the MFA program in Visual Art. She also holds two additional MFA's from UCLA - one in Film, and one in Theater, and an MA in English from Colorado State University, and a BA in Communications, from University of New Hampshire. She is a performance artist and recently toured the West Coast with her poplar show, *Ballistic Femme.*