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

U.S. Census Bureau, Glendale, California

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 …

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 …

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 …

Meet The 68th Annual DGA Awards Nominees for Documentary

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

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 …

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 …

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

Bomb Pop “Behind the Scenes” / Social Media Event

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 …

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 …