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…

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…

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…

Summer of ’67 – Filming Week 4

Behind the scenes filming Summer of '67 movie

Wow! What a week we've had with a wedding, family dinner, baby shower, two funerals, and a few other scenes thrown in for good measure. The week began on Sunday afternoon with a quick  Vietnam  scene (shot in a bamboo patch in Cedar Hill, Tennessee) Wednesday was a wedding and a family dinner. Thursday was…