Sunday, March 21, 2010

Bruce Edwin - Producer, Manager, Publisher

Bruce Edwin is founding publishing editor of The Hollywood Sentinel. com. In the first 5 weeks of its existence, Mr. Edwin forged working relationships for the online magazine, with clients including the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (The Academy Awards), The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards), The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes), Paramount Studios, and many more. He is regularly credentialed as a journalist to interview some of the biggest stars of our time. Upon its first 10 months in 2009, the site forged a partnership with News, which has viewership of over half a million per month.

Bruce Edwin is also President of Starpower Management LLC and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Edwin founded Starpower Management, a celebrity focused model and talent firm in the fall of 2002 in Chicago, Illinois. He later expanded the company to Los Angeles, California. He has helped to launch many careers, including rock act Kill Hannah, who he first introduced to his client Atlantic Records, and many models, who he helped become members of the Screen Actor's Guild, by breaking them in to acting.

Starpower Management's clients include celebrity publicist Michael Levine, Speaker, author, and inventor, real estate mogul Grant Cardone, whose assets are estimated at over one hundred million dollars, Ralph Rieckerman (formerly of The Scorpions), Moira Cue (singer, actor, painter), Mark Woolley (actor, musician), Don Mancha (Motown legend), William August (model, actor, and attorney), Scott and Jason Gianatasio (The Boston Boy Twins), Mel Novak, Tom Tangen, Gabriel Romero, Jennifer Avelon (Maxim model, artist, host), and numerous other established celebrities the firm keeps confidential.

Mr. Edwin began producing for feature film in 2006. He serves as writer and producer on the feature film All Good Children Go to Heaven, a thriller. The production arm of his firm is a viable source for utilizing his vast network of channels for distribution, casting of stars, private equity, and additional sources of funding. Mr. Edwin has forged confidential working relationships with numerous celebrities as producing partners, and with his partners, has a slate of over one dozen motion pictures in various stages of production.

Prior to being a producer and manager, Mr. Edwin worked as an in house production assistant at the T.V. show Extra! and Celebrity Justice. During this year, he wrote stories, further expanded his knowledge of how celebrities are created, and assisted with numerous celebrity interviews.

Prior to his production work, Mr. Edwin worked for Meg Ryan’s former producing partner Nina Sadowsky, as a reader, for Signpost / Lakeshore Entertainment.

Prior to his talent management experience, Mr. Edwin was a talent agent, a talent booker, and earlier, a model and talent scout for numerous firms in Los Angeles.

Prior to his agent and management work, he was a professional photographer. His credentials include photographing Michael Jackson, Scorsese's Oscar Party Night of 100 Stars, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols, Nine Inch Nails, Sarah McLachlan, and many more. Mr. Edwin joined Next Reality and First Capitol Bank of Chicago in 2002, where he served as marketing manager for both companies. During this time he also trained in the mortgage and real estate business, helping to broker deals for private islands, shopping malls, and more. Prior to that he worked in the fashion and music industry in merchandising and management, with companies including Fossil, and Lord & Taylor / Saks.

He began his career in motion picture and film with the launch of his own magazine, Subnormal, in 1989. With Subnormal Magazine, Mr. Edwin landed exclusive interviews with recording artists Jewel, Sarah McLachlan, Marilyn Manson, Love and Rockets, Bauhaus, Peter Murphy, and many more. Former Tower Records distributed his magazine in over 15 countries, and in every major city throughout the United States. During this time, he also ran his own music booking agency whereby he booked recording artists on nationwide tours, often touring himself as road manager.

Mr. Edwin is a graduate of Columbia College of Chicago for film producing and cinematography. He is currently writing a new book of poetry. His hobbies include swimming, boating, kung fu, and metaphysics. He resides in Los Angeles.

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