Springfield Confidential: An Afternoon with Mike Reiss

Springfield Confidential: An Afternoon with Mike Reiss

Mike Reiss is a former head writer For The Simpsons, a show he worked on as writer, producer, and show runner for 30 years since its debut in 1989. His new book "Springfield Confidential" shares behind-the-scenes stories about his work on the most iconic American cartoon family ever. Springfield Confidential coauthor Mathew Klickstein describers Reiss' 90-minute full-fledged and authorized presentation as "excellent, funny, and informative with some good juicy behind-the-scenes stories," followed by "a hilarious and honest Q&A with the audience."

Mike will also be speaking at Innisfree Book Store & Cafe at noon for those interested. He'll also be at the Tattered Cover on Thursday April 11.

Springfield Confidential: An Afternoon with Mike Reiss

Sun April 14, 2019, 2:00 PM, Muenzinger Auditorium



10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.


Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.


Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

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