Summer of ’67 Hits Home With Wife of Vietnam Veteran

Releasing a movie is a scary thing. For months, years even, you've poured your heart and soul into this project, and then when it gets time to release it to the world, you worry about the response. Will they love it? Will they hate it? Will they get it? Today I was blessed to hear…

Military Memories – With Summer of ’67 Actor Dean Phillippi

As we count down to the June 29 release of Summer of '67, we're celebrating Military Appreciation Month by sharing  memories from men and women who have sacrificed much for our country. Today we have a special memory from Dean Phillippi, a Vietnam Veteran who plays the role of a Navy Officer in Summer of…

Summer of ’67 Military Memories

Summer of '67 is a Vietnam War love story based on real events. My dad was aboard the USS Forrestal when it caught fire on July 29, 1967. Growing up, I heard the stories and wondered what it must have been like for those sweethearts, wives, and moms as they watched the news but had…

Eleanor Brown – Actress

As we count down to the theatrical release of Summer of '67, I'll be interviewing some of the cast and crew members, and I'm kicking off with Eleanor Brown. She plays a supporting role as Mama Sooze in Summer of '67. You may remember her from her role as Kayla Hayes in Courageous. She's a…

Summer of ’67 Theatrical Release

It is with great excitement that I announce that we have a release date for Summer of '67! On June 29 Summer of '67 will officially release at Regal Hollywood Stadium 27 in Nashville, Tennessee. It will screen for a full week. If it does well, it can continue for another week. And it will…

Summer of ’67 Trailer Release

We made the decision to release the Summer of '67 movie trailer on Facebook at midnight on New Year's Eve. We thought it would be a fun way to promote it, but had no idea whether it would work or not. Would people take time away from their parties to stop and watch a trailer?…

Summer of ’67 Trailer Release Party

It's been a busy week in the Wilharm and Herd houses. In addition to all the fun and excitement of the holidays, we've been actively preparing for the world premiere of the Summer of '67 movie trailer. It takes place on the Summer of '67 Facebook page at the stroke of midnight so it can…

Steven Brown – Making Forward Movement as an Actor and Musician

New Momentum Front Cover

I'm excited to introduce Steven Brown, one of our talented actors in the cast of SUMMER OF '67. Steven and his wife  Dorothy have a blended family of 9 children and 14 grandchildren. Like many of our actors, he's a Navy Veteran. He's also a musician with a newly released album called MOMENTUM that you'll…

How to Add Authenticity to Your Period Film

Summer of '67 behind the scenes filming, actors Cameron Gilliam, Rachel Schrey

I love period films! They take us back in time, reminding us of our personal past or introducing us to worlds we've never experienced. Period films can connect with audiences in a way that contemporary movies can't. As a filmmaker, I love the challenge of trying to recreate the past in such a way that…

Women in Filmmaking – Katherine Johnson

Women in Film - Katherine Johnson

I had the privilege of working together with Katherine Johnson on Summer of '67. It didn't take long to discover that she's a power house. As assistant director she was constantly in motion, taking care of  everyone on set  -lead actors, background actors, and me. And yet, despite her busy-ness, she maintained a soothing calm…