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Finding Aid for the Dennis Bishop papers, 1973-2009
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Description
Dennis Bishop is an American film and television producer who has worked on numerous projects including commercials, award winning features and television projects. The collection contains production and administrative materials related to film and television projects, program materials for film festivals, committee materials concerning California tax incentive legislation, speech notes and memorabilia.
Background
Dennis Bishop is a Dallas native with an entertainment career as an American film and television producer who has worked on numerous projects since the early 1980s including commercials, award winning feature films and television projects such as Trip to Bountiful (1985), Inherit the Wind (1999) and the pilot of Dexter (2006). 1982 Miss All-American Beauty (TV movie) (location manager) 1983 Local Hero (location manager: U.S.) 1984 Deep in the Heart (location manager) 1984 Not for Publication (production supervisor) 1985 1918 (unit production manager) 1985 The Trip to Bountiful (line producer) 1986 Thompson's Last Run (TV movie) (executive in charge of production) 1987 Promised Land (associate producer/production manager) 1988 Kenny (line producer) 1988 Paramedics (associate producer/production supervisor) 1990 Daddy's Dyin'...Who's Got the Will? (line producer/unit production manager) 1991 Strawberry Road (line producer) 1995 Houseguest (executive producer/unit production manager) 1995 The Big Green (executive producer) 1996 The Evening Star (co-producer) 1998 Two for Texas (TV movie) (producer) 1999 Inherit the Wind (TV movie) (producer) 2003 Charlie (short) (associate producer) 2004 NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (unit production manager) 2004 World Without Waves (producer) 2005 Fugitive Hunter (executive producer) 2006 Dexter (TV series) (producer - 1 episode) 2006 El Cortez (producer) 2006 Gold Fever (short) (producer) 2007 Cane (TV series) (producer - 1 episode) 2011 Searching for Sonny (consulting producer) 2011 Starck the Documentary (documentary) (producer)
Extent
243 boxes, including 208 document boxes (104 linear ft.), 11 half document boxes (5.5 linear ft.), 3 cartons, 11 flat boxes, 4 oversize flat boxes, 3 shoeboxes, 1 scrapbook/ledger box, and 2 non-standard boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.