Category Archives: TV Commercial Production

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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VLOG TV Commercial Production in a Swamp


The Phillips Petroleum spot directed and shot by Don Guy in June of 1979 was the most logistically intensive shoot […]

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Working With Mel Brooks Redux


This is a repeat/rewrite of a Mel Brooks piece I posted about three years ago. It’s a paraphrased excerpt from […]

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TV Commercial Production Tall Tale


In my TV commercial production book, Circumstances Beyond My Control, tall tales abound. In this excerpt is literally the tallest […]

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TV Commercial Production & Politics Texas Style


Here’s part of a story from my TV commercial production book Circumstances Beyond My Control. Carl Casselman was a senior […]

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TV Commercial Production with Richard Avedon – a Vlog


Most people don’t know that the great photographer, Richard Avedon was a director involved in TV Commercial Production. I was […]

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TV Commercial Production Book Trailer


TV Commercial Production is the primary subject of Circumstances Beyond My Control, the film production volume of my memoirs. Here’s […]

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TV Commercial Production with Paul Newman; A Vlog


TV Commercial Production with Paul Newman is not something you would generally think about since Paul didn’t do TV commercials […]

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TV Commercial Production with Robin Williams


My best TV Commercial production client for several years, in the person of my old Ansel Productions colleague Dave Johnson, […]

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SCOUTING LOCATIONS FOR TV COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION


Shortly after leaving the Ansel TV commercial production company staff job I was hired by Steve Horn, the hottest TV […]

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