The Origins of the Name Roth Stock

My memorial to Old School days! A lot of people don’t know the origin of the name Roth Stock for my company. Back in the “Old Days” when movies were actually shot on FILM (the F-word!) … If you ran out of film and you had maybe, three pages of dialogue left, you didn’t want to buy a whole new reel of raw film stock. … Continue reading The Origins of the Name Roth Stock

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California

This is Why We Say We’re Press Not Paparazzi

Had my camera with me today to do a little bit of street shooting after a meeting in Beverly Hills. My real interest was to catch some of the high end cars that tend to head down Rodeo Drive. When walking back to my Jeep, I see Brian Grazer seated at a sidewalk cafe, talking on his phone. Our eyes meet, I’m wearing my press … Continue reading This is Why We Say We’re Press Not Paparazzi

Los Angeles Skyline

U.S. Census 2020 – Doing Good For The Community

Are you thinking about the 2020 Census yet? Your Federal Government is! And so was PR Newswire with this photo assignment! Although I have worked for government contractors in the past, this is the first time I have actually been sworn in as a government contractor. The rules of what I can say and show are simple, nothing about the project I worked on for … Continue reading U.S. Census 2020 – Doing Good For The Community

On set making "Secret In Their Eyes"

On Set Making “Secret In Their Eyes”

On the set of “Secret In Their Eyes”. 🚓🚔 The helicopter pilot was AMAZING. 🚁 Yes, he’s really flying INSIDE Dodger Stadium … BELOW US! That’s a camera on a 30 foot tether hanging underneath. This was one of the rehearsals before they seated us behind home plate as he flew overhead to capture us on the approach to the action in the seats above. … Continue reading On Set Making “Secret In Their Eyes”

The 68th Annual DGA Awards Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2105

Meet The 68th Annual DGA Awards Nominees for Documentary

The 68th Annual DGA Awards Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2105 are (L-R) Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi for “Meru”, Liz Garbus for “What Happened, Miss Simone?”, Alex Gibney for “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”, Matthew Heiman for “Cartel Land” [Update: Winner – Congratulations Matthew!], and Asif Kapadia for “Amy”. It was an AMAZING panel discussion last night! [Friday, … Continue reading Meet The 68th Annual DGA Awards Nominees for Documentary

Hollywood and Vine

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

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 on Facebook. Today, there was an interesting conversation in one … Continue reading In Hollywood, It’s All About Who You Know – But There Really is More To It

Bomb Pop “Behind the Scenes” / Social Media Event

National Bomb Pop Day – Making of a YouTube Video – Day 2

National Bomb Pop Day: Making of a YouTube Video at the Santa Monica Pier When receiving the assignment from PR Newswire to do a corporate branding/consumer event on the Santa Monica Pier, with brand ambassadors handing out frozen treats to visitors, my reaction was, “What a fun idea … Let’s do this!” 😀 I love events where I get to directly interact with the “audience.” It’s completely … Continue reading National Bomb Pop Day – Making of a YouTube Video – Day 2

Motorcycle By Knight

Motorcycle By Knight

With everyone posting photos of the welcome #ElNino #LARain today, I thought this shot, taken near Fox Studios with a dashboard cam (and yeah …. filtered around just a bit!), was especially “LA.” I also thought my costuming friends might appreciate this particular Sir Knight’s dedication to his craft! 😉 Additional Resources: 20th Century Fox We’re Press, Not Paparazzi. There’s a Difference! Contact us for rates … Continue reading Motorcycle By Knight

Peter Jackson with his Oscar® at the 76th Annual Academy Awards® Press Room

Editorial: 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, 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 article of Christina Aguilera at The Ivy Restaurant! “We do not condone nor do we participate … Continue reading Editorial: We’re Press, Not Paparazzi. There’s a Difference!