Ric Burns

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

Ric Burns on the Surprise of George Plimpton’s Death

In this web exclusive outtake from Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself, documentary filmmaker Ric Burns compares the death of George Plimpton, a journalist and native New Yorker, to a light going out at the top of the Empire State Building. Watch Web Exclusive Outtake from Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself “It was like […]

Andy Warhol

Filmmaker Interview – Ric Burns

Ric Burns has written, directed and produced award-winning historical documentaries for nearly 20 years. His latest project is a two-part film on pop artist Andy Warhol, a Pittsburgh native who found beauty in everything from soup cans to movie stars. Below, Burns answers some questions about his film. Q: Eugene O’Neill, the Donner Party, Coney […]