Last month Cyndi and I went on vacation to Switzerland, Austria and Italy. While we were in Austria, we went to many of the sights where THE SOUND OF MUSIC was filmed. It was really interesting to see these sights after seeing the movie so many times through the years. Just a little history on […]

Stan Cassio

Vice President, New Edit “[It’s] an outstanding idea. I am surprised that other studios have not come up with it.”

Frank Cardea

Executive Producer of Four Prime-Time Network Programs “When I was approached by Gary about being involved in his project, I was thrilled. I think his idea of providing hands on experience in television production to at risk students is wonderful. I think his idea is both creative and innovative. My wife teaches sixth grade at […]

Gary Hall

Founder “The goal of Hollywood Impact Studios is to bring new hope and a brighter future to those individuals who have been dealt a tough hand in life; to use the art of television and film making to change lives; and to provide a training ground where Hollywood professionals mentor these individuals in order to […]


Derrick Warfel, our screenwriting instructor, came back in this semester to teach.  He is always a favorite among our students; his passion for writing is contagious!   This semester’s writing assignment is to write a :60 second commercial on one of the programs offered by the Sheriff’s Department.   We hope to produce them during the semester […]