Film producer William Horberg has worked on countless films as an executive at Paramount Pictures, for years with Sydney Pollack, and then with Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. He is best known for having produced The Talented Mr. Ripley, Cold Moutain, both versions of Death at a Funeral, Milk, and The Kite Runner; he also oversaw production for such renowned films as Ghost, The Godfather Part III, and Tootsie. In this interview, Host Paula Marantz Cohen examines the path that led Horberg from his early... [see more] Chicago roots as a jazz musician and revival theater manager to producing some of the greatest and most popular films of recent decades. Horberg shares personal memories of his interaction with Hollywood greats, as well as insight into the machinations of the film industry.
The Drexel InterView is a half-hour, original series featuring interesting people and interesting talk. Hosted by best-selling author, critic and Drexel University Distinguished Professor of English Paula Marantz Cohen, each episode features an interview with a noteworthy figure. Guests reflect a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and come from fields including art, politics, science and business.