Preproduction for the 88th Annual Academy Awards

88th Annual Academy Awards

Guilty of neglecting the blog lately, so here's a little catch up on what's been happening this past week ... Just one day to go for Hollywood's Biggest Night, the 88th Annual Academy Awards® at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, California. Click the thumbnails below to view full-size photos. Got caught …

Can We do a Throwback on a Friday?

Lee Roth and guest Alexandra attend the 75th Annual Academy Awards

Digging around the servers for our Red Carpet Archives, came across this bit of a gem from 2003. If you remember my comments last year (2015) that the atmosphere was so less grand without all of the large Oscar® statues and floral arrangements? This was in Babylon Court at Hollywood & Highland  as you walked through closed areas …

Go Big Or Go Home!

Red Carpet Atmosphere at the 87th Annual Academy Awards®

Posted a theoretical question, sort of, today on social media, along with a little collage from last year. Well, have really been planning to avoid all the Awards Season frenzy this year. So what do you think? I've been asked to work as a field editor backstage at The Academy's 88th Annual Academy Awards at …

In Hollywood, It’s All About Who You Know – But There Really is More To It

Hollywood and Vine

There has been a lot going on in the past week that I haven't been sharing here. So first, this was Friday night at 11:02pm at the corner of Hollywood and Vine. I had just left a meeting at this world-famous intersection. The photos below are from my cell and were posted on Instagram @roth.stock and …

Behind The Scenes Of Our New Header Photo

Roth Stock Digital Media - We're Press, Not Paparazzi. There's a Difference!

New header image for our "corporate" website pages. Likes? 🙂 Comments? 😀 Dislikes? 😮 Love? ❤ 😉 For those wondering about the shot ... this photo was taken shortly before the start of arrivals at the 87th Annual Academy Awards® in 2015. From the center of the photo, you are looking south across Hollywood Blvd. to …

Dia De Los Muertos LA

Dia De Los Muertos LA at Hollywood Forever

The largest cemetery altar ceremony outside of Mexico, Dia De Los Muertos LA is today at Hollywood Forever. Complete with traditional ceremonies, music and food, LOTS of food. Gates opened just a few minutes ago at noon. The event goes until 10:30pm tonight with singer/songwriter Lila Downs on the main stage at 9pm. UPDATE: Photo …

Editorial: We’re Press, Not Paparazzi. There’s a Difference!

We're Press, Not Paparazzi. There's a Difference!

In this midst of our roll out of our new #‎PressNotPaparazzi‬‬ branding campaign, that began just last Tuesday in celebration of our 20th anniversary, wow ... this article speaks to exactly why! #‎RothStock How The Fast Times Of The Paparazzi Came To A Screeching Halt by Claudia Rosenbaum BuzzFeed News Reporter Just look at that shot in the …

Editorial: Why So Few Photos on Social Media?

Why So Few Photos on Social Media - Please visit us at RothStock.Com

The question comes up often of why we don't post our photos on Instagram and only very few on Facebook, and other social media sites for that matter. Finally decided it was time to simply create a photo album on each with the following. To me, this is clearly a rights grab by an over-zealous …

Editorial: In the Entertainment Business, They are Not Our “Fans”

Johnny Depp attends the 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Working the red carpets of Hollywood's most prestigious events, one quickly catches on to who gets it, and who doesn't. Who interacts with people, and who comes down the carpet, hits their mark for photos, and passes on down the line. Then, there are those who simply duck the whole process and use the side …