Richard Gladstein announced as

Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence for Spring 2017

 Applications due Monday, December 5 by p.m

We are now accepting applications for the spring 2017 Marion Knott Filmmaker-in-Residence program.  This semester, our talented filmmaker is producer Richard Gladstein who produced such films as The Hateful Eight, Finding Neverland,The Bourne Identity,The Cider House Rules,Pulp Fiction,and Reservoir Dogs. For a complete list of credits, please visit Mr. Gladstein’s IMDb page.

If selected to participate as a Marion Knott Scholar, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with one of Hollywood’s finest filmmakers.  Scholars should have a work in progress, either a screenplay, a concept in development, or footage suitable for an episodic form to work on during the semester.  Scholars will meet individually with Mr. Gladstein for an hour every other Tuesday (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.).  Scholars are also required to enroll in FTV 310/510 Industry Insiders (Tuesdays, 7 p.m.) with Professor Alex Rose (you do not have to be enrolled in this course to apply. However, if you are selected, you will have to enroll by Friday, February 10). There will be a lunch with Mr. Gladstein and all of the Scholars at some point during the semester which, if selected, you will be required to attend.

If you wish to be considered for this prestigious opportunity to be mentored by a distinguished producer, please complete the online application form and submit it by

5 p.m., Monday, December 5.

Space for this exciting program is limited and late applications will not be accepted so please submit applications as early as possible.


Two-time Academy Award® nominated film producer Richard Gladstein is the Founder & President of the Los Angeles based motion picture production company FilmColony.

Most recently Gladstein produced writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s 70mm post-civil war western The Hateful Eight. The cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Walt Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Channning Tatum.

In post-production is Dominion, directed by Steven Bernstein, about the last days in the life of poet Dylan Thomas in New York City in 1953. The film stars Rhys Ifans and John Malkovich, amongst others.

Gladstein’s two Academy Award® nominations for ‘Best Picture of the Year’ were for his films The Cider House Rules and Finding Neverland. His other producer credits include; The Time Being (which he co-wrote), Expecting, Paper Man, Killshot, Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, The Nanny Diaries, The Bourne Identity, She’s All That, HurlyBurly, The Crossing Guard and 54, amongst others. In addition, Gladstein has enjoyed a fruitful and extensive collaboration with Quentin Tarantino, serving as Executive Producer of his first three films; Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown.

Gladstein’s films, as either Producer or Executive Producer have received a combined 24 Academy Award® nominations and theatrical gross receipts in excess of US$ 1 Billion.

Prior to the formation of FilmColony, Gladstein was Miramax Films’ Executive Vice President / Head of Production supervising the companies development and production activities and staff and Vice President of Production & Acquisitions at LIVE Entertainment, the home-video division of Carolco Pictures.

Outside of the film business, Gladstein is deeply involved and committed to philanthropic medical and scientific endeavors to greatly reduce the prevalence of Jewish Genetic Diseases through education, awareness and medical research. He is Co-Chair of the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium and Founder & President of the Bloom’s Syndrome Foundation.

Gladstein serves on the National Board of Directors of The Producers Guild of America.

He is a graduate of Boston University with a BS in Communications.