BRIAN JAMIESON - WRITER, PRODUCER & DIRECTOR
Brian Jamieson started producing and collaborating on
documentaries in 1995. His first one, The Making of Tommy Knockers
was quickly followed by The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage,
which became the first documentary from a Studio Home Entertainment Company, to
ever garner an Academy Award nomination.
Jamieson was a Marketing and Distribution Executive for Warner Bros Theatrical
and Home Entertainment divisions for 30 years. He served with the Company in New
Zealand and the UK, heading up Theatrical Advertising & Publicity in those
markets before being transferred to the United States in early 1984.
In 1977 he was named International Publicist of the year by Columbia Pictures
and Warner Bros, for the successful execution of several campaigns, including
The Deep, Spiderman and Close Encounters of the Third
During the mid to late 80’s Jamieson supervised all the Studio’s theatrical
marketing efforts in Latin America, Japan / Far East, Australia / New Zealand,
South Africa and Europe. During this time he worked closely with Stanley Kubrick
on the successful launch of Full Metal Jacket. Jamieson’s close
collaboration with Stanley Kubrick would continue through to the acclaimed
Director’s untimely passing in March 1999.
At the outset of the 90’s Jamieson was appointed head of International Marketing
& Publicity, being responsible for the Studios entire output of pictures through
the Home Entertainment medium, in International. By the mid-90’s Jamieson’s
portfolio included Worldwide Special Projects, resulting in inter-action with
all Studio departments.
Jamieson was one of the first to include short and feature length documentaries
to accompany classic studio movies on Home Entertainment releases as highly
effective marketing tools in promoting Cinema literacy.
Among his many contributions to Warner Bros Home Entertainment library are:
Hell Hath no Fury: The Making of the Outlaw
Josey Wales (Producer), A Turning Of the Earth:
John Wayne, John Ford &
The Searchers (Producer), Bruce Lee: In His Own Words, Bruce
Lee: A Warrior’s Journey, and most recently James Dean:
Forever Young (Executive in Charge of Production).
Jamieson joined the Warner Bros Brand Management team at Warner Bros working as
Special Liaison to the Warner Animation / Looney Tunes Division and was fully
involved in the Studios Animation Archive Restoration initiative and strategy
that called for the full digital restoration of the lucrative Animation features
This lead to the production of the feature length live animated Michael Jordan /
Bugs Bunny epic SPACE JAM, in which Jamieson played a key role
in coordinating the successful worldwide release with all the various Warner
Bros divisions including theatrical and Merchandizing, in addition to overseeing
the very successful International Home Video release.
In 2002, spearheading the Studio’s worldwide release strategy for Charlie
Chaplin’s principal features and shorts, Jamieson tapped renowned film historian
& filmmaker, Richard Schickel to write and direct Charlie: The Life &
Art of Charles Chaplin (Executive in Charge of Production). Its debut
and World Premiere at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, was met with critical
praise and was pivotal in stimulating a major resurgence and worldwide
rediscovery of Chaplin’s masterpieces.
Together, Jamieson and Schickel, continued their creative collaboration with the
extraordinary reconstruction of Sam Fuller’s signature masterpiece, The
Big Red One. The duo painstakingly restored over 47 minutes of lost
footage to reconstruct Fuller’s original cut of the film, before Lorimar
Pictures released the shortened version in 1980. Incredibly, the 25 year old
film was named in 12 different Top Ten Best Films Lists in 2004. It went on to
win 5 major awards: The National Board of Review; The National Film, Critics
Association, The Seattle Film Critics, The Los Angeles Film Critics and the
prestigious Anthology Film Archives’ Film Preservation Award of the Year.
In March 2006, Jamieson launched his own independent production company,
Redwind Productions Inc. Within the first year, Jamieson in
collaboration with Richard Schickel produced and released Bienvenue Au
Cannes, a feature length documentary on the cultural impact of the
Cannes Film Festival. The film garnered excellent reviews in Variety, the
Hollywood Reporter, Chicago Tribune and others. It debuted on Turner Classic
Movies on May 16, 2007.
Jamieson’s ongoing slate of pictures includes his directorial debut with
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: KA SHEN'S JOURNEY feature film,
Paper Son – in development (Producer), with fellow Producer / Director
Mark J. Gordon). Other feature films in development are This, is the
King? (Producer), Jade: Feng Shui Detective
(Producer), and Journey to the West Gate of Heaven, which he is
producing with Nancy Kwan and Norbert Meisel.
Brian has launched a new venture with business partner John Petersen for anyone wishing to preserve
their Legacy or to capture the life story of a parent
or grandparent on film. This is achieved by using an interview process,
filming in the comfort of a home or other suitable relaxed location, and
creating an archival DVD video. The company, Across Time LLC,
has already completed personal life stories for a significant number of people,
and has exciting expansion plans for the future. Full details are at
NANCY KWAN - ACTRESS
Nancy Kwan was catapulted from her native Hong Kong at 18 to become an
international star in such famed American Films as The World of Suzie Wong and
Flower Drum Song.
Kwan, the daughter of a prominent architect, was born in Hong Kong and educated
in England, where she also studied dancing at the Royal Ballet School. By
chance, while on vacation from school in Hong Kong, she was spotted by famed
American producer Ray Stark, who was searching for an Oriental beauty to star
in the film version of The World of Suzie Wong. After a number of screen tests
in Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and London, Kwan finally got the part, starring
opposite William Holden. For this role, she was nominated for Best Actress and
International Star of Tomorrow by the Hollywood Foreign Press.
Kwan’s second starring role, which allowed her to display her dancing talents,
was in Flower Drum Song, based on the acclaimed Rogers and Hammerstein Broadway
Musical. Following completion of The Main Attraction, Kwan married. After her son, Bernie,
was born, Kwan divided her time between Europe and the United States, starring
in such films as Honeymoon Hotel, opposite Robert Goulet
and Robert Morse; Tamahine; Fate is the Hunter, opposite Glenn Ford; Lt.
Robinson Crusoe, with Dick Van Dyke; The Wrecking Crew, opposite Dean
Martin; Arrivederci Baby, opposite Tony Curtis; Nobody’s Perfect, with Doug
McClure; and The McMasters, with David Carradine, Brock Peters, and Jack Palance.
Since returning to the United States in 1980, Kwan has appeared in such series
as Fantasy Island, Trapper John, Knots Landing,
Partners In Crime, and in such
movies as Chicago Story, The Last Ninja,
Blade in Hong Kong, James Clavell’s Noble House,
Miracle Landing for CBS and Babies for NBC.
Stage plays are The Quartered Man at LATC; Love Letters, at the English Theatre
in Vienna, Austria; originated the role of Leila in the award winning Arthur and
Leila at the Bayfront Theatre in San Francisco and the East-West Players in Los
Angeles, and as Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and reprising the role
of Melissa in Love Letters at the Singapore Repertory Theatre in Singapore.
Dove Books on Tapes-Nancy Kwan Reads When Heaven and Earth Changed Places,
Farewell to My Concubine, Katherine, and
The Red Azalea.
As a writer, Kwan has collaborated on a number of screenplays. Murder Within,
Journey to the West Gate of Heaven, Jade: Investigator. She developed the
concept for T’ai Chi Ch’uan-Touching the Clouds, her instructional videotape on
this ancient Chinese exercise.
Ms. Kwan produced the feature film, The Biker Poet, and played the role of Kwan
Yin in the television pilot The Zee Team. She recently guest starred in the
television series “ER”.
Her most recent achievements include Ray Of Sunshine, and the
autobiographical feature documentary, To Who It May Concern: Ka Shen's
DR. LAWRENCE TSEU - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Dr. Tseu graduated from Brigham Young University and Northwestern University
Dental School. He is on the Board of Regents and a Fellow of the University of
Oxford in England. Dr. Tseu was the recipient of the most prestigious “Alumni
Merit Award” from Northwestern University as one of the top ten alumnus of the
year in 2000 and was also selected as the “Alumnus of the Year” in 1989 from
Northwestern University Dental School.
The Consumer Research Council of America listed Dr. Tseu as “America’s Top
Dentist” since 2003. He was recognized by the Association of Fundraising
Professionals (AFP) as the “Outstanding Philanthropist” of the year in 2006 and
the “Citizen of the Year” by the United Chinese Society. Dr. Tseu is the
President of the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, USA and is a Nationally
Certified Bodybuilding Judge.
Dr. Tseu joined the production of TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: KA SHEN’S
the outset, serving as Executive Producer.
SYLVIA YOUNG - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii in the year of the Golden Dragon, Sylvia
Young was remembered as the DRAGON LADY in her 35 years career with United
Airlines. Her career path with Onboard Services prepared the way as an
International Onboard Representative in countries such as PRC China, Hong Kong,
Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Philippines, France, England, Germany and
Korea. Having managed Flight Attendants from many domiciles, meeting customers
from around the world, Sylvia bridged friendships with them. She devoted and
nurtured her constituents to support community services projects and continues
to work within the community and abroad.
Sylvia has chaired numerous fund raising projects with the Chinese Chamber of
Commerce of Hawaii, Rotary International, American Red Cross, Muscular
Dystrophy, Association of Chinese University Woman, Shanghai Children’s Palace,
Aloha United Way, Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation USA, Bicentennial Shanghai
Children’s Project, and International Children’s Cultural and Art Festival in
Shanghai China. In 2007, Sylvia assisted in sponsoring Nancy Kwan to Hong Kong
for the Hong Kong Ballet premiere of Suzie Wong - The Ballet which led to
her involvement with To Whom It May Concern: Ka Shen’s Journey.
Enhancing her retirement years, Sylvia volunteered her services as Overseas
Travel Director to the Ballet San Jose assisting Mr. Dennis Nahat, Artistic
Director, to arrange a tour to China. In 2008, the results bridged the Poly
Group, Shanghai Grand Theater and Ballet San Jose in an 8 city performance tour.
The China Goodwill Tour took the Performances of Firebird and Carmina Burano to
Shanghai Grand Theater, Hanzhou Poly Theater, Shenzhen Poly Theater, Dongguan
Yulan Grand Theater, Wuhan Qintai Grand Theater, Shenyang Grand Theater, Ningbo
Poly Theater and Beijing Poly Theater. At present, she continues her support of
Ballet San Jose, and in 2010, will be supporting the Soong Ching Ling Foundation
to bring the Shanghai Children’s Palace Troupe to the USA.
Sylvia joined the production at the outset in February 2006, to coordinate
location planning and transportation. In 2007 she became an Associate Producer
on the production.
JOANN JAMIESON - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Joann was first attracted to the arts in the form of dance & expression when
she was attending High School in Iligan City in the Philippines. When she went
to college, Joann joined the Integrated Performing Arts Guild (IPAG), now a
leading Philippine dance and theatre company whose world-acclaimed productions
integrate the dance, music, and arts traditions of the Southern Philippines
where it is based.
She came to the United States in 2000 where she met and married Brian Jamieson,
the producer & director of TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: KA SHEN’S JOURNEY. Since that
time her interest in movies and the creative process grew deeper as Brian shared
his passion for Cinema with her. Joann immersed herself into this new found
passion and travelled through Europe in support of various Film Festival
activities with the critically acclaimed feature documentary feature CHARLIE:
The Life & Art of Charles Chaplin, which was directed by Richard Schickel.
With the formation of her husband’s production entity in early 2006, Joann
played a key role in the logistical planning and research for the new production
company’s signature project TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: KA SHEN’S JOURNEY, a feature
project 4 years in the making. As the project progressed and with the various
locations involved, Joann took on an Associate Producer role to assist in
facilitating the production from inception through completion.
In addition to working closely with her husband on the development of future
projects, Joann also started pursuing her other great interest in life. She has
always felt compassionate towards other people and had long nurtured a desire to
work in the field of Nursing. In June of 2009 Joann completed the required
Nursing Program, and received her License from the State of California.
KATHLEEN WONG - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Kathleen Wong was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her
master’s degree from Columbia University in Education with an emphasis in
Theater. In Honolulu, she was an active board member of the Women’s Medical
Auxiliary and the Parent Faculty Association of Punahou School, where her four
children attended. . Her husband, a physician and talented magician, brought her
to magic circles in Los Angeles and beyond. They lived in Pennsylvania, Okinawa,
Minnesota, New York, and California, and raised their children in Hawaii. Three
of her children became physicians, and she now manages the medical practice of
Kathleen’s love for cinema and theater continues to be an important part of her
life. Kathleen Wong joined the production as an Associate Producer in September
RON YOUNG - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Ron was born and raised in Hawaii. He attended schools in Hawaii and
California, graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree
in Finance. Subsequently, licensed as a CPA and a real estate broker, he has
specialized in brokering real estate transactions coupled with real estate tax
advice. He feels that tax effects should always be considered, when buying,
selling or leasing real property, whether residential or commercial.
Besides businesses, Ron’s passion has been working with various non-profit
Rotary International. Through the years since 1977 when Ron joined Rotary, he
has served on many committees and held many positions on the club and district
levels. Having a deep interest in programs for the youth, he was most proud to
have received the Rotaract Award at the Rotary International Convention held in
Mexico City. In fact, when he was president, his Rotary Club of West Honolulu
sponsored the first Rotaract Club (service club for young men and women) in
Hawaii. As a past Rotary District Governor of Hawaii, he has served as a
representative of Rotary International Presidents to speak at district
conferences in Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. His support of Rotary’s
goal of world understanding and peace through international charitable,
educational and humanitarian programs has earned him the designations as Paul
Harris Fellow, Benefactor, Sullivan Fellow, Al Hastings Fellow and David Malo
Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, USA. Ron is a Founder and President Emeritus
of the Foundation, which international star Jackie Chan is Chairman. Funds have
been raised to support many charitable organizations in the United States,
targeting the youth and elderly.
Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii. Ron is on the Board of Directors as
Emeritus Director. When he was president in 1990, he led a delegation to China
on a goodwill tour. He established valuable contacts in his quest to promote
friendship and understanding with China. The contacts resulted in the Chamber
sponsoring several trade shows from China to Hawaii. During the tour, he was
received by Wang Zhen, Vice President of China, at a private dinner in the Great
Hall of the People in Beijing. In 1997, Ron chaired an adhoc committee that was
instrumental in establishing the sister-city relationship between Zhongshan,
China and Honolulu, Hawaii.
In 2007, Ron embarked on a new direction when he gave support
to a ballet company in San Jose, California. It was a world of music and dance
that Ron found exciting and beautiful. This tour was unique, and probably a first for any ballet company
in the world. Using the art of ballet, the tour built bridges of friendship with
Ron is married to Sylvia, a special lady of great personality and much energy.
She has done many fundraising activities, some involving celebrities such as
Jackie Chan and Nancy Kwan. Ron joined the production as an Associate Producer
in September 2008.
BRANDON L. HULL - EDITOR & CINEMATOGRAPHY
Brandon L. Hull has 16 years of experience in Feature Film Production, and over
20 in Photography. As a Cinematographer and Editor, he has worked on numerous
Feature Documentaries covering a variety of subjects in locations across the
globe, including To Whom It May Concern: Ka Shen's Journey',
Cannes' about the history and culture of the Cannes Film Festival, and the
compelling 'Operation Thanksgiving' about the deployment of a National Guard
Combat Brigade to Iraq. In addition to Cinematography and Editing, Hull has
worked extensively in Live Music Production with the House of Blues, 2D and 3D
Animation and Feature Film Production at Warner Bros. and Universal Cartoon
Studios, and in Visual Effects Production on a number of projects for Film, TV,
and the Web.
Currently Hull is in production on a Feature Documentary about World War II, is
involved in several Visual Effects based projects, and spends the majority of
his time in his new enterprise as Partner and Panophotographer for Regal 360,
(www.regal360.com), creating Cinematic Virtual Tours around the globe for institutions such as
Hearst Castle, California Wineries, Tourism Commissions, and recently returned
from a trip to Amsterdam creating a Virtual Tour of a prominent museum there.
His visionary combination of skills and story-telling ability makes him a
valuable part of the Redwind Productions team.
DAVID STROHMAIER - EDITOR & CINEMATOGRAPHY
After receiving a BA degree in Broadcasting and film from the University of
Iowa, David quickly landed an apprentice editor position at Warner Bros. He
was assigned to work on such films as One On One, The
Presidents Men, and Big Wednesday. Eventually after
being promoted to an assistant editor under academy award winning editor, Thomas
Stanford, he worked on other features such as Saving Grace,
The Great Santini, as well as many movies of the week,
independent features. David also was head of the film production workshop at
Warner’s where he taught production techniques to aspiring young film makers on
After becoming a full film editor, David has worked for all the major studios
and networks. Some of his extensive credits include American Samurai,
Northern Exposure, Alien Nation, Strong Medicine, The Pretender
and So Notorious. Most recently he has completed an independent
feature entitled, For Christ’s Sake, a comedy starring many
members of the original Mad TV series cast.
Producing has also been a part of David’s varied career. From CBS promos to live
televised events. In 1989 he produced a complicated live one hour television
special hosted by Alan Thicke, at the opening of Sea World of Texas, which
required 16 cameras, satellite feeds and two production vans to roam around the
park setting up at 12 different venues all timed to live events. Although
editing is his first love he also went on to produce a few documentaries and
promotional films for Disney at EPCOT and edited several theme park thrill ride
Historical documentaries especially those on motion picture history have long
been a fascination with David. In the late 1998 he embarked on an extensive
search for the legendary Cinerama movie process and the lost films that thrilled
millions around the globe in the 1950s. After a year’s worth of research through
old vaults and archives he became determined that the Cinerama story was indeed
compelling and deserved to be told as a feature length documentary. David set
out produce and direct a documentary on the history of Cinerama and its impact
on the industry. With the help of several studio heads and armed with the full
support of the American Society of Cinematographers, Eastman Kodak Company,
Dolby Labs, and Technicolor and many others, the feature documentary
Cinerama Adventure premiered opening night of the 2003 Telluride Film
Festival. It continued on to be an audience favorite at other major
international film festivals. The feature documentary was recently released by Warner Bros.
Currently Dave Strohmaier is restoring the epic Cinerama Documentary Feature,
CHRIS BABIDA - ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK COMPOSER
Sometimes called the “Godfather of Pop and Cross-over Music”, Chris Babida
was born in Hong Kong. Having learned to play the piano at a very early age, he
has devoted his whole life to music ever since, achieving great success not only
as a performer but as an arranger, producer and composer.
The range of music he has worked with is wide and includes pop, jazz, classical,
alternative, new age, oriental cross-over, Chinese instrumental, etc. As a
Director of EMI records in Hong Kong in the 1970s he participated in film
scoring and producing pop records. By the 1980s, after studying Jazz composition
in Boston, he soon established himself on the music scene in Hong Kong as one of
the most popular music directors, working with people such as Sam Hui, Leslie
Cheung and Paula Tsui. He led bands in over 1,000 shows and was the music
director for the celebration ceremony for the establishment of the Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region (the “Handover”) in 1997.
Relocating to Taiwan, he made an equally big impact there, writing pop songs for
singers such as Coco Lee, Tsai Chin, Elva Hsiao, Jeff Chang and Julie Su. He has
also composed the theme song for the film C’est la Vie, Mon Cheri and four
musical plays for the Godot Theatre in Taiwan. He has now written music for 50
films and 20 TV series, winning him various Awards such as Golden Horse Awards
(Taiwan) and Hong Kong Film Awards. One of his works, Fleeing by Night, won him
the Best Music in the 46th Asia Pacific Film Festival as well.
In 2001, he wrote the theme song for China’s Soccer Team and also in 2004, he
composed the music for the prime time TV series Cang Hai Bai Nian, making him
the first non-mainland Chinese person to compose for CCTV.
For the last few years he has concentrated on what has always been his first
love – Jazz, performing and recording with his trio and becoming more active in
the art domain by writing musicals & now the ballet, Suzie Wong which marks his
debut in composing for ballet. This was adapted along with new compositions that
speak to the cultural divide between Nancy Kwan’s origins of Chinese and English
for the new motion picture, TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: KA SHEN’S JOURNEY, based on
the life of Nancy Kwan.
JIN G. KAM - CONTEMPORARY WATERCOLOR ARTIST
Jin G. Kam was still a Child in his native Shanghai, China
when his unique pencil sketches attracted a teacher specially educated in
European painting techniques. At about same time he also learned to play the
violin and piano. By the age of twelve Jin G. had advanced to private painting
lesson from the renowned teacher Master Yu. He taught him for the next ten years
using methods influenced by the Social Realism tradition found in Russian
The Cultural Revolution disrupted Jin G.’s life in 1966. As a teenage boy he was
required to leave home and work in the cotton fields of Anhui. The countryside
taught him the meaning of hard physical work and he attained a life-long respect
for the honest humility of the country people. But, Jin G. continued his lesson
with Master Yu throughout the years of Cultural upheaval. He also became a
professional violinist and played in the Lu San Orchestra. Still, for eight
years Jin G. worked six months at a time in the Anhui cotton fields.
1977, the Cultural Revolution ended. The prestigious Zhejiang Academy of Fine
Art in Hangzhou which is now know as the China National Academy of Fine Art, one
of the finest art school in China, was reopened. Jin G.’s artistic talent earned
him admission as one of few students accepted out of thousands applicants.
During this time, he immersed in the new music and contemporary art that was
emerging from the west. He discovered 20th Century American artist such as
Morris Louis, Rothko, Dekooing, Pollack, and Kline. The spectrum of color
bursting from the image created by these innovative artist mesmerized is eyes
and inspired his mind to further explore the world of art.
After receiving his degree in fine art, Jin G. was invited to teach at the
Shanghai University of College of Fine Art. By 1987 Jin G. yearned for new ideas
and new cultures, he went to Tokyo. In 1989, Jin G.’s search for knowledge
eventually brought him to Southern California to pursue a masters degree.
He arrived in San Diego, where he continued to create musical paintings. An art
publisher saw an exhibition of Jin G.’s paintings and this led to the publishing
of Jin G.’s first limited edition reproduction. That was followed by a series of
paintings which featured the maestro, Leonard Bernstein.
It is in America where he delved into a deep exploration of the music of Jazz
and Blues. The alluring nature of Jazz and the expressive quality of the Blues
drew him into its grasp. Jin G. has created magnificent images of the legendary
jazz and blues artists such as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker
and Miles Davis. In each painting, he captures the mood of the moment and
essence of the musical artists.
Since introducing his art to the art scene, Jin G. Kam’s painting has
established wide acclaim both nationally and internationally. He has
participated in exhibitions across the United States, Europe, and Asia. His
artworks belong in several permanent collections, such as the Steinway and sons
and Charlie Parker Museum. His magnificent artworks have brought special
affiliation with the Miles Davis Estate, Louis Armstrong Education al
Foundation, and the Leonard Bernstein Education Through the Arts Fund. Jin G.
has also been commissioned to Paint a series of tributes to honor the memory of
Billie Holiday and Charlie Parker and was a specially commissioned artist to
honor Lena Horne to benefit the Society of Singers at Lincoln Center.
Jin G. Kam’s unique sensibility to interpreting music performance is
unsurpassed. His enduring passion and extensive knowledge of music allows him to
continue to create extraordinary imagery. The art of Jin G. Kam is timeless and
forever, possessing the qualities of strength, charisma, and charm.
“Such Visual translation is possible only because Jin G. immerses himself in the
music-mentally, emotionally, almost physically.”
Editor of U.S. Art Magazine & Minneapolis St.Paul Magazine.
“The exhibited works of Jin G. Kam diverted people’s attention to a different
world of art-hearing by seeing. Through his unique talent, temperament and
technique, Kam transposes melodies from ear to image.”
Art writer, Dimensions Magazine
"I invite you to enjoy the beauty, power, and drama of the art of Jin G. Kam. He
is a wonderful representative of the vibrant artistic community which flourishes
in San Diego, and I am proud that he is able to share his talent around the
Mayor of San Diego
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker and Gold Record-winning record producer Nick
Redman has enjoyed a 14-year relationship with 20th Century-Fox. As consultant
to the Fox Music Group’s Classics Division, he has developed and overseen
Hollywood’s most comprehensive film music restoration program, personally
producing more than 300 albums. In his capacity as a film historian, he has
presided over commentaries for dozens of DVDs. As producer and director, he has
provided special materials—documentaries and commentaries—for still more DVDs,
most recently for Sam Peckinpah’s Legendary Westerns Collection, honored by
Entertainment Weekly as the Number One DVD of 2006.
Redman’s special interest in the Western genre has given rise to two celebrated
documentaries. The Redman-produced The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage garnered
an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary, Short Subject, and won Best
Documentary Short at the Chicago International Film Festival. And A Turning of
the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne & The Searchers—written, produced, and
directed by Redman—was named Best Documentary at the Toronto International Short
Most recently he has produced and directed Becoming John Ford, a feature
documentary detailing Ford's years at Fox, focusing on the renowned director's
relationship with studio head, Darryl F. Zanuck.