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Lunch Meeting with Emmy Award Winning Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski of The People vs OJ Simpson, Big Eyes, Ed Wood & More in LA

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Grab a friend and enjoy lunch with Screenwriting Partners Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski of American Crime Story: The People vs OJ Simpson, Big Eyes, Ed Wood, Man on the Moon, & more.

You will meet Larry and Scott at their office at the historic Culver Studios, then stroll to a delicious lunch in downtown Culver City. Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski met as freshman roommates at USC’s School of Cinema. On a whim, they wrote a screenplay during their senior year, which sold a week after graduation. They are best known for writing very unusual biopics with larger-than-life characters. They wrote the highly-acclaimed ED WOOD, for which they were nominated for Best Screenplay by the Writers Guild. They followed this with THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT, for which they won the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay, as well as a special Writers Guild award for civil rights and liberties. They scripted the extremely postmodern MAN ON THE MOON, the life story of Andy Kaufman. They wrote BIG EYES, the strange-but-true story of Margaret and Walter Keane, for which they received an Indie Spirit Best Screenplay nomination. They recently ventured into television, creating the hit FX miniseries THE PEOPLE V. O.J. SIMPSON, for which they won an Emmy for Best Limited Series. All four of the feature scripts have been published in book form. Other than biopics, Alexander and Karaszewski are quite eclectic. They wrote the hit Stephen King adaptation 1408. They produced the Bob Crane biopic AUTO FOCUS, and they wrote and directed the comedy SCREWED. They have also written numerous family films, including PROBLEM CHILD, PROBLEM CHILD 2, AGENT CODY BANKS, and GOOSEBUMPS.

Alexander, a native of Los Angeles, started his Hollywood career toiling on low-budget horror films as a music editor. As a director, his work has appeared on MTV and Nickelodeon. He also wrote for HBO’s TALES FROM THE CRYPT and the television series MONSTERS, which he directed. Scott is a Mentor in the USC School of Cinema, and he’s served four terms on the Writers Guild’s Board of Directors. He has volunteered as a Sundance Writing Lab advisor numerous times, as well as teaching at writing workshops around the world. Scott is married, with three children. Karaszewski, born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, worked as a film critic for an NBC affiliate’s nightly news program, as well as writing and directing BEYOND OUR CONTROL, a weekly half-hour satirical television show. The Midwest-based series won the Grand Prix Award for television at the Chicago International Film Festival. Larry is an active Los Angeles cineaste serving on the board of advisors for the Cinefamily and hosting a long-running film series for the American Cinematheque. His humorous commentaries on cult movies can be seen at

Donated by: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
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  • Participant must be at least 18 .
  • Valid for 2 people
  • Approximate duration: 1.5 hours
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • A meal is part of the event.
  • The meal cost is included.
  • Alcoholic beverages are included.
  • Gratuity is included.
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreeable date; based on Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski's availability.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Blackout dates may apply.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must.
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