John Kazlauskas
John Kazlauskas recently received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He has written and produced his own educational documentary, SPEAK UP!, available nationally through the Media Education Foundation. Kazlauskas also worked as a production assistant on the Academy Award-winning Bowling for Columbine and is featured on the film’s DVD commentary. Kazlauskas was an archival researcher for the upcoming documentary The Business of Being Born (which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival) and is currently a freelance joke writer for Saturday Night Live. John Kazlauskas was awarded a Screenwriting grant at NYU in 2006 for Hailey's Comet

Sloan-awarded films


2006