CHAPTER 20Production Management




by MICHAEL GRILLO, who worked his way up through the production ranks over many years, starting as a DGA trainee on Young Frankenstein and The Towering Inferno; then becoming assistant director on The Deer Hunter and The Big Chill; working with director Lawrence Kasdan as executive producer on Silverado and Wyatt Earp and as producer of Grand Canyon and The Accidental Tourist, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. Later, he produced Defending Your Life, directed by Albert Brooks, The Trigger Effect, written and directed by David Koepp and executive produced The Green Hornet directed by Michel Gondry. He was executive producer on DreamWorks’ first feature film, The Peacemaker ...

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