Movie Moguls Speak: Interviews with Top Film Producers

Movie Moguls Speak: Interviews with Top Film Producers

by Steven Prigge
     
 

In the film world today, there is extraordinary attention paid to actors, actresses and directors, yet the producers who gave many of them their first breaks and helped mold their careers have managed to remain outside the limelight. This work covers producers who gave early breaks to actors and actresses like Al Pacino and Demi Moore, directors like Steven

Overview

In the film world today, there is extraordinary attention paid to actors, actresses and directors, yet the producers who gave many of them their first breaks and helped mold their careers have managed to remain outside the limelight. This work covers producers who gave early breaks to actors and actresses like Al Pacino and Demi Moore, directors like Steven Spielberg and Todd Haynes, and writers like Aaron Sorkin. These legends may never have become known if not for their producers' behind-the-scenes insight and ability to recognize talent.

Interviewees include David Brown (Jaws, A Few Good Men), Martin Richards (Chicago, The Shining), Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson (Goldeneye, Die Another Day), Dino DeLaurentiis (La Strada, Hannibal), Michael Phillips (Taxi Driver, The Sting), Martin Bregman (Serpico, Scarface), Lauren Shuler Donner (You've Got Mail, X-Men), Robert Chartoff (Rocky, Raging Bull), Mace Neufeld (The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games), Paula Wagner (Vanilla Sky, Mission: Impossible), and many, many more!

Editorial Reviews

Film & History
covers [producers] well

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786419296
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
10/26/2004
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Steven Priggé lives in New York City. His articles have appeared in such popular magazines as MovieMaker and Written By.

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