The “Best Picture” Oscar presentation turned into an incredible disaster for the Oscars and Price Waterhouse last night as the award was given to the wrong film (La La Land) and then presented to the correct film (Moonlight). Our Pop-Culture Correspondent, Katherine McNamara, explains what the heck happened and why.
Matt Morgan, LtCol USMC (ret), and the producer of “The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima” joins us to discuss his time with the Marine Corps Public Affairs Office in Los Angeles where he became familiar with the film industry and producing for a high quality channel like The Smithsonian Channel.
We’ll also discuss Matt’s experience as a new producer, selling the idea of a documentary to an industry that is always looking for “the next best thing.” Matt discusses the choice to produce on your own or to partner with a studio or another producer as well as the interesting sidebars that come from doing original.
“The Entertainment business is a cutthroat business…” says Richard Caruso, former Marine military policeman as he spoke about the entertainment business that made his experience as a California Prison Guard into the movie FELON today on ALL MARINE RADIO.