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Dean Pollack | Sybil Darrow
Richard Bever | Stephen Israel
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Ruth Vitale | Effie T. Brown
Dean Pollack
Dean Pollack
Producer, Writer, Director

Dean is an award-winning director and editor. Along with "Audrey", he is also prepping the feature film, "The Gardener's Daughter", with Academy Award winners William Hurt and Sissy Spacek.

Dean wrote, produced and directed the independent feature, "Show & Tell", which recently won the first ever $100,000 Blockbuster Independent Filmmaker Award and was picked up by Showtime for a two year run. An insightful look at the world of Tabloid TV, "Show & Tell" premiered at Tribeca Films' First Look series and went on to screen at numerous festivals around the country, including the Austin Film Festival where it garnered the Second Place award.

For many years Dean worked in the documentary world editing numerous projects for cable and broadcast networks. Among his most notable work, he edited three documentaries for HBO, all of which were nominated for Cable Ace Awards with "Orson Welles: What Went Wrong" receiving a Silver Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Dean also worked for producer Arnold Kopelson, spending months in Poland's Auschwitz/Birkenau concentration camp to write, direct and edit a documentary on the making of "Triumph Of The Spirit". Dean's documentary went on to win First Place at the Houston International Film Festival.

Dean graduated with highest honors from New York University's film school. His narrative thesis film, "B.Y.O.B.", was honored with the Best Editing Award at the annual NYU First Run Festival. Dean also received the school's most prestigious filmmaking award, the merit-based WTC Johnson Fellowship, a full tuition fellowship awarded to only one filmmaker each year.

 

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