My friend David Edward Byrd participated in this TWOMAVERIX.COM podcast about his career in poster illustration. I hope you'll give it a listen -- his contribution to the art of the poster can not be overstated! Way to go, David!
As I mentioned on the documentary website, last month I made the first of what will be several trips back east, filming a number of interviews and doing further research into the Richard Amsel film. In fact, minutes after landing in Philly, I drove out to the cemetery where the artist was buried, and visited his hometown. I returned there about two weeks later, nearing the end of my trip, when I connected with one of Amsel's childhood friends who still lived in the area. She
Well, it's not EXACTLY a new trailer ... it's only the first time I've seen it. Two years ago filmmaker Kevin Burke interviewed me for his documentary passion project, and it was a major inspiration to motivate me into finally getting off my ass to start shooting the Amsel documentary. Kevin reached out to me way back when in trying to research Richard Amsel, and I provided him with a copy of the EMERALD CITY clip featuring Amsel's discussion with David Byrd. Kevin's film is