Author Archives: Ben

Film Production – You Can’t Do That! (Part 1)


During my film production career as producer and/or 1st assistant director my specialty was location shooting, mostly on the greatest […]

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Celebrity Stories: Hanging with Norman Luboff and Harry Golden


Celebrity Stories As celebrity stories go, in 1963, there were none much bigger in the popular music world than tales […]

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Video Production in Ice – a Vlog


I began doing a lot of video production and editing for an ice sculptor who shall remain nameless back in […]

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TV Commercial Production Location Scouting


As I mentioned in a previous post, shortly after leaving the Ansel TV commercial production company staff job I was […]

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A Musical Theatre story from Author Ben Bryant


A Musical Theatre story? Okay, I admit that may be a bit misleading but the setting for the tale is, […]

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Video Editing Ali Demo a Vlog


Video editing, once I taught myself how to do it, became a real pleasure. Between 2003 and 2009 I directed […]

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TV Commercial Production – a Few Samples


TV commercial production was my main activity from the mid 1970s through the early ‘90s. I worked freelance as a […]

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Video Editing at NCSA, a Vlog


Here’s a video editing tale from my third book, Waiting for Elizabeth. In 2002 my oldest friend Bob Collins was […]

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TV Commercial Production with Alvin Ailey Dancers


One of the most memorable shoots I did with director Bill Fertik wasn’t exactly a TV commercial production. It was […]

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Musical Theatre, Impressing Betsy a Vlog


Musical theatre was my life from 1957 until 1972. The Playhouse in Mount Gretna, PA – August 1967 – Carousel […]

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