Patricia Arquette’s Dad & Me from Ben Bryant’s Hollywood Memoir


In my Hollywood Memoir, Three Stages, I wrote about two of my closest Hollywood High pals, Bob Camp and Mike […]

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Film Production Japanese Style Part II, from Author Ben Bryant


As I mentioned in an earlier post, a film production house called PMC provides services for Japanese companies shooting in […]

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The Metropolitan Opera: From Author Ben Bryant’s Hollywood Memoir, “Three Stages”


This excerpt doesn’t quite fit into the Hollywood Memoir mold but in chapter 10 of Three Stages you’ll find the story of my […]

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TV Commercial Production in Prison


Between 1977 and ‘80 David Johnson, N. Lee Lacy & Associates’ exec producer – my old Ansel boss, kept me […]

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Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone: Part 2


As I prefaced my first post about Jann Wenner a few months ago, when (1968) New York Scenes – the […]

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TV Commercial Production – Morty Dubin: My Favorite Executive Producer


During my years in TV Commercial production (and film production in general) I worked with several first rate executive producers, […]

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Discussing film production with Author Ben Bryant


Film production book interview: Producer Ben Bryant with Filippo Voltagio In September (’14) Filippo Voltagio interviewed me on his radio […]

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Funny Celebrity Story: Loreen Yarnell’s Horse, from Author Ben Bryant’s “Three Stages”


In Chapter 6 of Three Stages I left out a funny celebrity story. Loreen Yarnell wasn’t yet a star when […]

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TV Commercial Production on Distant Locations (Part 2)


TV Commercial Production As I’ve mentioned in a couple of previous posts, my fourth tier of work in TV Commercial […]

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Thanksgiving excerpt from “Waiting for Elizabeth”


When this story was originally posted I was in the final stages of prepping my divorce & remarriage book for publication […]

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