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Eugene Levy
(Movies & TV)
Brian De Palma
(Movies & TV)
Amy Irving
(Movies & TV)
Bill Randolph
(Movies & TV)
Justin Henry
(Movies & TV)
Ryan Coogler
(Movies & TV)
 

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Sam Irvin

Knowledge Identifier: +Sam_Irvin

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Sam Irvin

Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1956.

Countries: United States (58%), South Carolina (25%), France (8%)

Main connections: Eugene Levy, Brian De Palma, Amy Irving

 

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Sam Irvin was born in 1956 add something


1978

He worked on the feature as a production assistant and extra, and wrote a journal on the making of the movie that was published in "Cinefantastique" magazine, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1978 add something

 

In 1978, Irvin graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts add something

 

Irvin conducted an exclusive interview with Amy Irving in which, for the first time anywhere, she discussed her relationship with Steven_Spielberg; it was published in "Cinefantastique", Vol 6, No. 4 / Vol. 7, No. 1, 1978 add something

 

After graduating from the University of South Carolina in May 1978, Irvin worked as the Associate Producer and Production Manager on Brian De Palma's "Home Movies" add something


1980

During the 1980s, Irvin served as Vice President of Marketing for three film distributors: United Artists Classics, Spectrafilm, and Vestron add something


1982

He resides in Los Angeles with Gary Bowers, his partner since 1982 add something


1985

Irvin's first directorial effort, which he wrote and produced, was the 1985 dark comedy short "Double Negative", which starred Bill Randolph, Justin Henry , Wayne Knight, Dori Legg, and William Finley add something

 

It was nominated for a Gold Hugo award for Best Short Film at the 1985 Chicago International Film Festival add something


2004

Irvin directed several segments for the Fox Network's 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII including several comedy sketches starring Eugene Levy as a nutty gadget inventor trying to improve the entertainment value of football add something


2007

And, for the Fox Network opening of the 2007 Allstate Sugar Bowl, Irvin directed "Dueling Musicians," shot on the streets of New Orleans add something


 

Among his former students is Ryan Coogler, acclaimed writer-director of "Fruitvale Station", winner of the Grand Jury Prize and Audience award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, as well as the Un Certain Regard award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival add something

 

"Double Negative" is included as an extra bonus feature on the 2013 Blu-ray DVD release of Brian DePalma's "The Fury" distributed by Arrow Films in the U.K. and Ireland; and by Carlotta Films in France add something

 

In its October 26, 2013, issue, "Telegraph Magazine" ran a full-page story and photo of Irvin reminiscing about his time on the set of "The Fury" add something


2015

A Hallmark Channel premiere movie which was the Number One most-watched cable television show on the night it aired, with 4,244 million viewers, one of the most-watched programs on Hallmark during all of 2015 add something