WGA member LAALA MATIAS has a BFA in Film & Television from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she received the Warner Bros. Post Production Award for the completion of her thesis film. A Writer-Producer-Director, two of her films screened at the Kennedy Center/Smithsonian Institution and at festivals internationally. Laala’s Art Dept, Locations & Production credits include Law & Order: SVU, Big Brother, Saturday Night Live, HBO, Hype Williams’ music videos and Spike Lee’s commercials. Becoming a Disney*ABC Television Writing Fellow drew her to the left side (west coast). Laala also wrote and produced a one-act play for the NYU New Writers Showcase at the Friars of Beverly Hills. She was recently featured on the Style Network show “Dress My Nest” because of her love of the color orange. In between making films, Laala screenwrites, produces and art directs. Laala produces the LAaLALand Alert!!! list of eclectic local events from her multi-colored apartment in the Valley – the blog helps her adapt to the constant sunny clime of Southern California and reach people in the entertainment industry weekly.