The Philadelphia Writers Meetup Group Message Board › Philadelphia Science Fiction Society
Friday, April 11th at International House, 3701 Chestnut St. Phila. PA 9:00 PM
STEVE VERTLIEB and CRAIG ELLIS JAMISON
Steve Vertlieb is a former on-air TV reviewer of film, and a prolific writer, Steve's learned and literate dissertations on cinema over the last nearly half-century have made him a much sought after consultant on numerous projects, including an appearance in the 2006 award-winning documentary KREATING KARLOFF, and as a consultant on Warner Bros.’ 75th Anniversary Restoration of MERION C. COOPER's original KING KONG. Widely considered one of the nation's foremost experts on the legendary "Great Ape", Steve’s numerous articles on the subject (including the lead chapter in the still definitive volume THE GIRL IN THE HAIRY PAW) are referenced to this day by film makers, teachers and cinema students the world over.
Craig Jamison is a film director / writer / producer based in Philadelphia. He wrote the screenplays NECESSARY EVIL, O.T., SHATTERCLOUD, THE SECRET SONG, ROUGH ASSEMBLAGE, FATHOM, 13 O'CLOCK, NEGATIVE INGENUITY, KISS ME FOREVER, CAMP DAVID (with Alexander Torres), BOTTLED LIGHTNING INC., and the book "STANDARD ISSUE: THE JAMES BOND TRIVIA QUIZ CHALLENGE".
He is webmaster of the GullCottage / Sandlot online film blog / library and its YouTube channels, "Bear Mann TunePlay" Film Music and "Flying Bear Film School" Film Documentaries. He is creator / co-host of the podcast series "THE GRINDHOUSE: WITH CRAIG & JIM", and director / writer / co-producer of STEVE VERTLIEB: THE MAN WHO "SAVED" THE MOVIES, a feature-length documentary delving into the colorful life, career and ultimate legacy of cinema archivist, journalist, historian and film music educator Steve Vertlieb..