Tonight, Eric Sherman, Hollywood director and son of “graylisted” director Vincent Sherman


Tonight we’ll spend some time with Eric Sherman, Author, Film and TV Industry Consultant, Entertainment Industry Legal Consultant and Expert Witness.  Eric has a unique perspective on what actually drove the McCarthy “blacklisted”.  He would know.  His Dad was swept up in it.  We’re looking forward to a Friday night kicking back “at the movies”.  Popcorn available at 9 pm EDT.  Join us here:

Eric Sherman was born in Los Angeles and grew up on the Hollywood backlots watching his father, Vincent Sherman, direct films starring many of the industry’s greatest figures, including Humphrey Bogart, Errol Flynn, Clark Gable, Richard Burton, Paul Newman, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Rita Hayworth and Ava Gardner.

His first picture, CHARLES LLOYD — JOURNEY WITHIN, was screened at the New York Film Festival and was reviewed by Variety as “… perhaps the finest film made about a jazz musician.”

Eric has been a directing and production consultant to Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures and The Mount Company and has worked with several of Hollywood’s leading writers, producers and directors, successfully ensuring on-time and on-budget feature film delivery. In addition to his work with the studios, Eric has directed and produced numerous feature films, documentaries, television programs and corporate marketing videos.

Recent projects have included the award-winning AFTER FREEDOM, the action film TRAINED TO FIGHT, the live television special THE MARILYN FILES and the Peabody Award-winning PBS series FUTURES.

Eric currently teaches production, film business and directing at Art Center College of Design and California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts). He has also lectured at Pepperdine University, UCLA, the American Film Institute, Cal Tech and The Los Angeles Film School, as well as other universities around the country.

Eric has written four widely used texts on filmmaking: THE DIRECTOR’S EVENT, DIRECTING THE FILM, FRAME BY FRAME and SELLING YOUR FILM.

In addition to his production work and teaching, Eric has served as the chief consultant for the motion picture industry research division of the Gallup Organization.

Eric’s work has won more than one hundred awards, including the prestigious Peabody Award for Broadcasting.
He is listed in numerous biographical summaries, including Marquis’ WHO’S WHO. He is on the Board of Trustees of the American Cinematheque and has served on the Board of Directors of Filmforum.

By Radiopatriot

Retired Talk Radio Host, Retired TV reporter/anchor, Retired Aerospace Public Relations Mgr, Retired Newspaper Columnist, Political Activist * Telegram/Radiopatriot * Telegram/Andrea Shea King Gettr/radiopatriot * TRUTHsocial/Radiopatriot

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: