Alain Silver

Alain Silver is a US film producer, film director, and screenwriter; music producer; film critic, film historian, DVD commentator, author and editor of books and essays on film topics, especially film noir and horror films. Silver graduated from UCLA with degrees in film production (B.A.) and critical studies (M.A. and Ph.D.). Silver entered the film industry through the Assistant Directors Training Program and was a trainee, second assistant and first assistant director on movies such as Every Which Way But Loose, The Manitou, and The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training and on television series such as Police Woman, Angie, Mork and Mindy and Laverne and Shirley. In 1981, Silver began working as a production manager and producer. Since 1984, Silver has been executive or supervising producer on a number of movies such as The Ratings Game, The Quickie, 10th & Wolf and The 7. Silver has also produced eleven independent features, including Night Visitor, Cyborg 2 and Beat, as well documentaries, music videos, and segments for the TV reality series America's Most Wanted and I, Survived.


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