Dale M. Pollock

Dale M. Pollock was the chief film critic for Daily Variety and moved on to be the chief entertainment correspondent for the LA Times, where he won the Best Feature Writing award and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He joined A&M Films and later became president of the organization, going on to produce such films as The Beast, A Midnight Clear, House of Cards, and Set It Off. He started his own film company, Peak Productions, and eventually began teaching at the University of North Carolina where he won the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. He’s kind of a big deal.