the trip

the trip

Roger Corman on working with Dennis Hopper on The Trip (1967)

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Roger Corman on working with Dennis Hopper on The Trip (1967) Roger and Julie Corman's visit to UHWO was underwritten by the generous support of EUROCINEMA HAWAII and Watters O. Martin Jr and the Christina Hassell Lifetime Achievement Award. Roger and Julie Corman's visit to UHWO was underwritten by the generous support of EUROCINEMA HAWAII and Watters O. Martin Jr and the Christina Hassell Lifetime Achievement Award. Roger William Corman (born April 5, 1926) is an American film producer, director and actor. He has mostly worked on low-budget B movies. Much of Corman's work has an established critical reputation, such as his cycle of low budget films adapted from the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. Admired by members of the French New Wave and Cahiers du cinéma, in 1964 Corman was the youngest filmmaker to have a retrospective at the Cinémathèque Française, as well as the British Film Institute and the Museum of Modern Art. In 2009, he was awarded an Honorary Academy Award. Corman mentored and gave a start to many young film directors such as Francis Ford Coppola, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and James Cameron. He helped launch the careers of actors Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. Learn more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Corman Julie Halloran Corman is an American film producer born as Julie Halloran. She is known for Boxcar Bertha (1972), Chopping Mall (1986) and Brain Dead (1990). Corman is married to film producer and director Roger Corman. She produced Moving Violation, starring Kay Lenz and Eddie Albert; Crazy Mama, directed by Jonathan Demme, starring Cloris Leachman, The Lady in Red, written by John Sayles, starring Robert Conrad and Pamela Sue Martin; Saturday the 14th, starring Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss and Jeffrey Tambor; and D, starring Barnard Hughes, based on the Tony Award-winning play. Corman has produced several family films: The Dirt Bike Kid, starring Peter Billingsley; Max is Missing, shot at Machu Picchu in Peru; and Legend of the Lost Tomb, based on Walter Dean Myers’s book Tales of a Dead King and shot in Egypt. She made a series of wilderness films: White Wolves: A Cry in the Wild II, starring Mark Paul Gosselaar and White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild, starring Elizabeth Berkley, Corin Nemec, Justin Whalin and Jeremy London. The Academy of Family Film and Television named her “Producer of the Year” for her achievements in 1996. From 2000 to 2002, Corman served as Chair of the Graduate Film Department at New York University in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television. While there, Corman executive produced a series of short films by NYU film students, Reflections from Ground Zero, based on the students’ 9/11 experiences. The films aired on Showtime. Corman is a member of Women in Film and the International Women’s Forum. She has given various film seminars at NYU, Duke University and Sundance. She has received a career achievement award from Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas and was given the Indy Pioneer Award at the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee. Learn more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Corman This video was recorded during the Creative Media Master Class which took place on November 6th, 2014 at the University of Hawaii West O’ahu, 91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707 Interviewer: Stanley Orr, PhD, Professor of English, Humanities Division University of Hawai'i, West O'ahu For more information about the Creative Media program at the UHWO go to: https://www.facebook.com/uhwocreativemedia https://twitter.com/uhwoacm uhwo.hawaii.edu Questions about this video? ask us on twitter @uhwoacm or message us privately at https://www.facebook.com/uhwocreativemedia