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Ticket Price $100 (Single ticket)

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DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE DINNER, 2 drink tickets, SCREENING, & SILENT AUCTION

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LOCATION: Historic Palace Theater Downtown Grapevine

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The Book that Inspired the Film

Greg O’Brien, 70, is a career journalist, an old-salt-of-the-earth investigative reporter who’s written for many national and regional publications. He penned the international award-winning best seller, On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer's which gives an inside look into his world as an person suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.

Greg has more than 35 years of newspaper and magazine experience as a writer, editor, investigative reporter, and publisher. He has contributed over the years, among other publications, to the Associated Press, UPI, USA Today, The Arizona Republic, Boston Herald American, Boston Metro, New York Metro, Philadelphia Metro, The Providence Journal, Cape Cod Times, Boston Irish Reporter, and Boston Magazine where he was senior writer.

The author/editor of several books, O’Brien has published 17 books by other writers, and was a founding managing director of Community Newspaper Company, established in Boston. He lives in West Brewster on Cape Cod with his wife, Mary Catherine. The couple has three children: Brendan, Colleen and Conor.

O’Brien was diagnosed several years ago with Early Onset Alzheimer’s after a horrific head injury “unmasked” a disease in the making, as doctors note. His maternal grandfather and his mother died of the disease. O’Brien also carries a marker gene for Alzheimer’s.

Meet the Director/Producer

Steve Ecclesine,has produced over 700 TV shows and 16 movies and is the producer and director of this events documentary premier Have you Heard About Greg? A Journey through Alzheimer’s with Faith, Hope and Humor.

 

As a working producer in Hollywood, Steve's most recent productions include: Justin Bieber’s 2020 Dance Videos, which received  80M views om You Tube in five months, Chasing Happiness: Jonas Brothers which can be seen on Amazon Prime, and the documentary Demi Lovato: My Truth.

 

Steve's first Hollywood job was as an as an assistant editor on Roger & Gene Corman’s film, The Slams, which was followed by a 2.5 year stint as Orson Welles editor on The Other Side of The Wind that premiered last November on Netflix. He was only the second American to produce a TV series in Vancouver: Airwolf II for Universal/USA Network. A decade later, he produced the pilot and first season of the very successful Sliders TV series for FOX in Vancouver.

 

Other TV Credits include producing Pacific Blue for USA Network, Mantis for Sam Raimi’s Renaissance Productions/ FOX; Scruples, a one-hour pilot for WB/ABC; The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys for Howie Mandel/CBS Saturday Morning; Slamball for Tollin-Robbins/ Spike TV and Black Sash for Tollin-Robbins/ CW; and Pacific Blue for USA Network. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands: War Within the Cartel, for Ubisoft that premiered on Amazon Prime.

Steve's book, So You Wanna Be A Producer? being used in film schools.

Steve produced five original Creature Features movies for HBO/Screen Gems: She Creature, Day the World Ended, How to Make a Monster, Earth vs. The Spider, and Teenage Caveman, with creatures by Academy Award winner Stan Winston. There were a trio of films for Warner Home Video: Rest Stop II, Otis, and Alien Raiders. and for Odd Lot Entertainment Organyzm and Wanted: Undead or Alive. The family film Space Warriors was produced in Huntsville Alabama. Zburbs is a micro-budget zombie comedy being distributed by Indican.

Meet the Director/Producer

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