Alfred Spellman

Alfred Spellman is an American film and television producer who co-founded the media studio rakontur.[1][2][3][4][5]

Alfred Spellman
Producer Alfred Spellman.jpg
Spellman at the 2015 Miami International Film Festival presentation of Dawg Fight
Born (1978-11-15) November 15, 1978 (age 43)
Miami Beach, Florida
OccupationFilm/TV Producer
Years active2000-present
Known forCocaine Cowboys, ESPN 30 for 30's The U, Screwball, 537 Votes

Early lifeEdit

Spellman was born in Miami Beach, Florida on November 15, 1978. He graduated from North Miami Beach Senior High.

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Farzad, Roben (August 28, 2008). "Rakontur Films' Marketing Strategy". Bloomberg Businessweek.
  2. ^ Dyksterhouse, Landon. "Cocaine Cowboys Producer Alfred Spellman talks storytelling and trust in doc filmmaking". Videomaker.
  3. ^ Valys, Phillip (March 23, 2012). "Rakontur: Storytelling with pulp". Sun-Sentinel.
  4. ^ "Rakontur: Learn How a Tiny Company Can Produce 5 Documentaries in a Year". Indiewire. April 15, 2011.
  5. ^ Guerrasio, Jason (August 10, 2017). "How the 'Cocaine Cowboys' filmmakers built a career interviewing Miami's most notorious gangsters". Business Insider.
  6. ^ "Raw Deal: A Question of Consent". Rotten Tomatoes.
  7. ^ McCarthy, Todd (February 6, 2001). "Raw Deal: A Question of Consent". Variety.
  8. ^ "Raw Deal: A Question of Consent". Film Threat. January 26, 2001.
  9. ^ Barker, Adam (January 27, 2002). "A question of consent". The Guardian.
  10. ^ "Cocaine Cowboys". Rotten Tomatoes.
  11. ^ Murray, Noel (October 26, 2006). "Cocaine Cowboys". AV Club.
  12. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (27 October 2006). "Cocaine Cowboys (2006) A Culture Built of Guns, Drugs and Blood". The New York Times. Retrieved 29 June 2012.
  13. ^ "Cocaine Cowboys". Film Threat. October 25, 2006.
  14. ^ Koehler, Robert (June 25, 2008). "Cocaine Cowboys II: Hustlin' With the Godmother". Variety.
  15. ^ Duran, Jose (July 29, 2008). "Cocaine Cowboys 2 Takes Its Cues From '90s West Coast Hood Flicks". Miami New Times.
  16. ^ Alvarado, Francisco (November 18, 2008). "Ego Trippin': Rakontur's Clubland Finally Hits the Web". Miami New Times.
  17. ^ Tobias, Scott (December 13, 2009). "30 For 30: "The U"". AV Club.
  18. ^ Levine, Stuart (December 16, 2009). "'The U' sets docu record at ESPN". Variety.
  19. ^ Deitsch, Richard (August 13, 2017). "Ranking the Best 30 for 30 Documentaries (So Far)". Sports Illustrated.
  20. ^ O'Hehir, Andrew (April 16, 2011). ""Square Grouper": A hilarious, tragic tale of Florida ganja". Salon.
  21. ^ "Square Grouper". Rotten Tomatoes.
  22. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (September 22, 2011). "Rise and Fall of a Nightclub Impresario". New York Times.
  23. ^ Weisberg, Sam (September 24, 2011). ""Limelight," the NYC club phenomenon that was". Screen Comment.
  24. ^ Tobias, Scott (October 2, 2012). "30 For 30: "Broke"". AV Club.
  25. ^ Martin, Vanessa (September 26, 2013). "Watch 'Collision Course,' Billy Corben's New ESPN '30 For 30' Short On The Murder Of Don Aronow (VIDEO)". HuffPost.
  26. ^ Williams, Brennan (February 25, 2014). "Steve Stoute Talks VH1 Docu-Series 'The Tanning Of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop'". HuffPost.
  27. ^ Kluger, Bryan (June 3, 2014). "Cocaine Cowboys Reloaded". High Def Digest.
  28. ^ Lowry, Brian (December 11, 2014). "TV Review: ESPN's 'The U Part 2'". Variety.
  29. ^ Rodriguez, Rene (March 6, 2015). "Dawg Fight". Miami Herald.
  30. ^ Valys, Phillip (March 10, 2015). "Billy Corben's 'Dawg Fight' steps into the ring". Sun-Sentinel.
  31. ^ Wilson, Chris (March 9, 2015). "Cocaine Cowboys Director Takes on Backyard Fighting". Maxim.
  32. ^ Rodriguez, Rene (March 6, 2015). "'Dawg Fight'". Miami Herald.
  33. ^ Montgomery, James (May 15, 2015). "'Dawg Fight' Director Pulls No Punches With His Brutal New Film". Rolling Stone.
  34. ^ "Watch Miami Beach 100". rakontur.
  35. ^ "New 'Magic City Hustle' Documentary Brings Jai Alai Back To Life". WLRN. March 1, 2019.
  36. ^ Rosenthal, Phil (April 1, 2019). "The gang that couldn't shoot up straight: 'Screwball' a comic take on A-Rod's PED scandal". Chicago Tribune.
  37. ^ Tallerico, Brian (March 29, 2019). "Screwball". RogerEbert.com.
  38. ^ Gay, Jason (March 28, 2019). "How A-Rod Explains Modern America". Wall Street Journal.
  39. ^ Schager, Nick (March 23, 2019). "'Screwball': Inside the Damning Steroid Movie Alex Rodriguez Doesn't Want You to See". The Daily Beast.
  40. ^ Mullen, Pat (September 15, 2018). "TIFF Review: 'Screwball'". POV.
  41. ^ Mancini, Vince (March 28, 2019). "'Screwball' Is Another Masterpiece Of Insane Floridiana From Filmmaker Billy Corben". Uproxx.
  42. ^ Rechtshaffen, Michael (March 28, 2019). "Review: Alex Rodriguez and the 2013 MLB doping scandal get the doc treatment in 'Screwball'". Los Angeles Times.
  43. ^ Abele, Robert (March 26, 2019). "'Screwball' Film Review: Billy Corben's Baseball Doping Doc Is Disreputable Fun". The Wrap.
  44. ^ McNear, Claire (April 5, 2019). "'Screwball' Is the Bizarro Documentary A-Rod and the Biogenesis Scandal Deserve". The Ringer.
  45. ^ "Screwball". Rotten Tomatoes.
  46. ^ Roeper, Richard (October 20, 2020). "'537 Votes': How the Supreme Court and irate people in Miami picked a president". Chicago Sun-Times.
  47. ^ Kroll, Andy (October 22, 2020). "Remember Bush v. Gore — or Be Doomed to Repeat It". Rolling Stone.
  48. ^ Williams, Trey (September 18, 2020). "HBO to Debut 2000 Presidential Election Doc '537 Votes' on Oct. 21". The Wrap.
  49. ^ Cohen, Howard (September 18, 2020). "New HBO documentary by Miami filmmakers revisits 2000 election as a 'heist' film". Miami Herald.
  50. ^ "537 Votes". Rotten Tomatoes.
  51. ^ Mancini, Vince (October 21, 2020). "Miami Screwed The World In 2000: '537 Votes' Caps Off Billy Corben's Career Documenting 'Florida F*ckery'". Uproxx.
  52. ^ Lowry, Brian (October 21, 2020). "'537 Votes' revisits Florida election chaos in 2000 as a prelude to 2020". CNN.
  53. ^ "A&E and WWE Give Fans the Ultimate Ringside Seat in New 10-Week Original Programming Partnership Starting Sunday, April 18". The Futon Critic. February 23, 2021.

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