- Aug 30, 2022
I've regularly credited filmmaker Kevin Burke, and his documentary 24x36, with helping to inspire me in setting out to make a film on...
- Dec 29, 2020
HE SHOOTS, HE DRAWS PODCAST
The first of these interviews was with DAVE CLAYTON, for his podcast “HE SHOOTS, HE DRAWS”. It’s easily the most detailed and candid convers
- Jun 7, 2018
From Woodstock to Broadway: The Poster Art of David Byrd
Check out this terrific profile of David Edward Byrd, written by Angelina Lippert for Poster House. I'm happy to say that David is still...
- Feb 11, 2018
New images & acquisitions
For the uninitiated, I run two different websites on Richard Amsel. The first is www.richardamsel.info / www.richard-amsel.com, now going...
- Dec 4, 2017
Happy 70th birthday, Richard.
December 4th marks what would have been Richard Amsel’s 70th birthday, and I’d be terribly remiss if I didn’t post an update to mark that...
- May 13, 2017
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters
At long, long last, it's here: the documentary 24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters, Kevin Burke's loving valentine to movie art. David...
- Apr 27, 2017
Almost a year to the day after my last trip in 2016, I was back on a plane headed for the East Coast. (As fate would have it, I did...
- Jan 23, 2017
My Indycast interview regarding Amsel!
Last Thursday I did a Skype interview with Ed Dolista for the Indycast blog. We discussed the Amsel documentary at length, and it was...
- Jan 14, 2017
David Byrd on PBS SoCal!
David Edward Byrd, Amsel's friend and a critical interview for our film, is the subject of a PBS SoCal profile on local artists. I hope...
- Oct 14, 2016
David Edward Byrd: an "old hippie" forever young at heart
“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” Such was a lyric by the great Paul Williams, and it dances inside my head...
- Sep 22, 2016
Bob Esty - Disco Citizen
Last November, shortly before the documentary was announced, I interviewed legendary songwriter and music producer Bob Esty in his West...