Q&A Interview with Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Writer/Producer of "Lost"


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  • Speaker: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
  • Host Department: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
  • Date: 10/19/2012
  • Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

  • Location: North Quad Studio A

  • Description:

    Javier Grillo-Marxuach is an award-winning creator of television, movies, comic books and interactive media.  Though best known as one of the Emmy Award-winning writer/producers of "Lost," and for creating the comic book and ABC Family television series “The Middleman,” Grillo-Marxuach is currently creating “Ramiel - Wrath of God” and “Unfathomable” - both original graphic novels from APE Entertainment - as well as original pilots for network television.    His television work as writer/producer includes “Charlie’s Angels,” “Medium,” “The Pretender,” “Charmed,” “The Chronicle,” “seaQuest” and “Jake 2.0” - alongside the Emmy, Golden Globe, Writers Guild and Television Critics Association Award-winning, American Film Institute honoree “Lost,” and “Boomtown” - which was also honored by the American Film Institute, earned George Foster Peabody and TCA awards, and nominated for the Golden Globe.  Grillo-Marxuach has also written scripts for “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “The Dead Zone” and “Dark Skies,” sold pilots to CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, The WB, The Sci-Fi channel, and TNT.  Concurrent to his work on “Lost,” Grillo-Marxuach worked as a producer and performer on “The Lost Experience,” a Clio Award-winning multi-media interactive game that explained the mysteries of the television series over a series of web pages, blogs, podcasts, internet videos, television commercials, radio broadcasts, newspaper and magazine articles, live events - and even a best-selling novel.  In addition to four full-length “The Middleman” graphic novels, Grillo-Marxuach wrote the mini-series “Annihilation: Super-Skrull” and “Annihilation: Conquest - Wraith,” for Marvel as well as “Cylon Apocalypse,” a comic mini-series based on the classic “Battlestar Galactica” TV series for Dynamite Entertainment.