PRODUCING A DOCUMENTARY: Matt Morgan

Matt Morgan
LtCol USMC (ret)
Producer, “The Unknown Flag Raiser of Iwo Jima”

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.

From Marine MP to California Prison System Whistle Blower to Movie Maker — The Journey of Richard Caruso

Richard Caruso
Cpl, USMC
1982-1986

“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.

 

 

Steve Seapker: Technical Advising in Hollywood, Part 2

Steve Seapker
Sgt, USMC
1989-1995

STEVE SEAPKER, Sgt USMC 1989-1995, currently doing technical consulting in the television industry (Shooter) and independent security consulting and training after a career as a Carlsbad Police Officer… we’ll talk HOLLYWOOD… what it’s like to work there, what do they want from a “Technical Advisor” as producers tell stories.

Steve Seapker, Technical Advising in Hollywood Part 1

Steve Seapker Sgt, USMC 1989-1995

STEVE SEAPKER, Sgt USMC 1989-1995, currently doing technical consulting in the television industry (Shooter) and independent security consulting and training after a career as a Carlsbad Police Officer… we’ll talk transitioning.

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