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Dick Atkins

Producer | Writer | Production Manager
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FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Asunder * – Producer New Millenium Studios/Dimension
  • Forced March * – Producer/Writer A-Films/SGE
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • About Sarah * – Exec in Charge of Production CBS
  • Trapped In Silence * – Producer CBS
  • The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story * – Producer CBS
  • Murder In Coweta County * – Producer CBS
  • Born Beautiful * – Executive Producer NBC
  • Christmas In America * – Supervising Producer NBC
  • Shocktrauma * – Executive Producer Syndicated/General Foods Golden Showcase
  • Fight For Survival * – Producer Group W Prod.
  • Mongolia * – Writer/Director Nomad Exp/A-Films
  • Reader's Digest Lifetime * – Executive Producer Lifetime
  • Reuter's Focus On Investment * – Executive Producer Syndicast
  • Reader's Digest Do-It-Yourself Show * – Executive Producer USA Network
  • Another World * – VP, Daytime Programming B&B/P&G Prod./NBC
  • Texas * – VP, Daytime Programming B&B/P&G Prod./NBC
  • Edge of Night * – VP, Daytime Programming B&B/P&G Prod./ABC
  • Lighter Side of Sports * – Executive Producer CBS
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Getting To Know You * – Writer/Producer A-Films/Joanna Pang Atkins
  • In The Mirror * – Writer/Producer A-Films/Joanna Pang Atkins
  • Independence * – Writer/Producer A-Films/Joanna Pang Atkins
PrintCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Method To The Madness (Hollywood Explained) * – Author Prince Publishers
VideoCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Knowing Childbirth * – Producer/Writer A-Films/Procter & Gamble

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  • * Dick Atkins has been producing and writing movies and television
    for many years, first as Vice President of Production for Telecom
    Entertainment (a subsidiary of the advertising agency D'Arcy Masius
    Benton & Bowles) and then for his own companies, A-Films and Atkins
    Pictures Inc. He was producer of the feature films Asunder in
    Virginia, and Forced March (which he also wrote) in Hungary, in
    addition to serving as executive producer or producer on numerous
    television movies for network and syndication, a health & lifestyle
    cable series, three documentaries, an original eight-part video series
    and pilots for syndication and cable (see accompanying list.) He also
    has written three original theatrical shows for teenage performers,
    and directed many hours of documentary footage in Mongolia with the
    Dalai Lama and Richard Gere.

    One of his current projects, The Dinner Set Gang
    (www.dinnersetgang.com), was profiled on both CBS/60 Minutes (story
    nominated for an Emmy) and Court TV. He has worked with many stars,
    including Kiefer Sutherland, Johnny Cash, Andy Griffith, Richard Gere,
    Blair Underwood, Angela Lansbury, Lee Remick, Marsha Mason, Mary
    Steenburgen, Ron Silver, Gregory Harrison, Kenny Rogers and Chris
    Sarandon, and with award-winning directors and writers.

    Prior to A-Films and Telecom, he was in charge of Daytime
    Programming for Benton & Bowles advertising in New York (now DMB&B),
    where he was responsible for overseeing three daytime "soaps" owned by
    Procter & Gamble (Another World and Texas on NBC & Edge of Night on
    ABC), and served as Manager of Program Development for Benton &
    Bowles, where he worked with clients including Procter & Gamble and
    General Foods in overseeing the development and production of a dozen
    movies and specials for television. He has served as a programming
    and production consultant for CBS/60 Minutes, King World Productions,
    Hearst Entertainment, Whittle Communications, DMB&B, and Le Quartier
    Latin of Paris.

    Mr. Atkins also designed computer budgeting and accounting
    software that have been used on more than twenty-five motion pictures
    and mini-series, and licensed to a dozen movie production companies
    and one of the industry's largest movie payroll companies. He is the
    author of the book Method To The Madness (Hollywood Explained), a non-
    fiction look at the industry.

    His bio appears in Who's Who... in America, ...in the World,
    ...in the East, ...in Entertainment, and ...of Emerging Leaders in
    America. He holds a B.A. in politics from Princeton University.

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