Mr. Lance Brittan graduated from the Cinema Department at Los Angeles City
College. At LACC, Lance received the Academic Award for Excellence and was also selected for the Dean’s
After college, Lance was offered the prestigious position of Special Events Coordinator
at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills, CA. At the Academy, his duties included
coordinating a busy year-around schedule of film screening programs, in-house exhibitions,
touring exhibitions, live tributes, salutes and retrospectives.
Some of the exhibitions he coordinated included: the Hollywood Jewels Exhibit
which featured priceless jewelry from classic Hollywood movies, Director’s Drawings which included
storyboard and character sketches from such famous directors as Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese and
Tim Burton, and a photo exhibit featuring the celebrity photographs of renowned photographer
For the live theatrical programs he coordinated, Lance worked with such notable
celebrities as Shelley Winters, Jack Lemmon, Burgess Meredith, Lena Horne, Stewart Copeland, Gene Kelly
and Ginger Rogers, to name a few. As moderator for the Academy, he hosted the Academy UCLA Documentary Series which screened documentary films and included interviews with filmmakers in
front of a live audience at the Melnitz Theater at UCLA. In addition, he assisted in the coordination
of the annual Academy Award Nominations international telecast.
After the Academy, Lance continued his work in the entertainment industry as
Creative Services Coordinator for Saban Entertainment and as Contracts Department Representative for the
Writers Guild of America.
After the Writers Guild of America, Mr. Brittan began working as a film and
video writer, producer and director. He has produced numerous shorts and a feature. His short, “Anniversary
Gift” won the Silver Award in Film and Video Production at the Worldfest Houston International Film
In addition, his feature “The Living Testament of Larry Darryl,” was the first film to screen as part of the Independent Film Project at the University of Oklahoma and
then had its west coast premiere at Sony Studios in Los Angeles, CA. His work has been viewed at screenings
across the country and some of his awards include Final Round Placement from the Chesterfield
Film Writers Project, the Summit Award in Creative Excellence and the Communicator Award.
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