Hill on Hollywood

Thursday, April 17, 2014
A Peek into the History of Screening Rooms

Nothing screams “Hollywood” more than a screening room. For me, they bring back all those images from the early days of Hollywood depicting men in suits gathered to watch the dailies of just-shot footage. I love all those scenes from … Read more


Friday, April 11, 2014
A Toast to the Most Intriguing People of 2013-2014

It was the week of the 2014 Event Solutions conference in Las Vegas. What better time to get together with an elite group of top special events industry professionals in town to attend? My guests –some I already knew, others … Read more

save the date

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Off The Lot with Russell Harris

Usually I’m on the lot with my guest bloggers, but last week I was off the lot at the Event Solutions tradeshow in Las Vegas. I was speaking on Hollywood Design: Lighting, Texture and Color with Russell Harris, CEO of … Read more


Thursday, March 27, 2014
A Big Win In Las Vegas

Hello from Las Vegas! Last night I was honored to be inducted into the Event Solutions Hall of Fame. I am proud to take my place among an illustrious group of event industry professionals who have inspired and mentored others … Read more


Thursday, March 20, 2014
On the Lot with David Stark

Staying on top of trends often feels like a full-time job! Luckily, I’ve found a foolproof way to streamline the process – whenever I want to see what design trends are happening on the east coast, all I have to … Read more

David Stark

Thursday, March 13, 2014
A Hollywood Irish Tale

Photo: Downtown Hennesy Street at dusk. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, I think back to my own Irish lineage. My father’s family came from County Cork, Ireland, where they maintained the proud Irish tradition of owning a pub. … Read more

Hennesy Street

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Four Ways to Get the Hollywood VIP Treatment

Although the Academy Awards officially conclude what is known as “awards season” in our industry, the excitement has yet to die down – especially here on the lot where we are still buzzing over Ellen’s most-tweeted selfie, her pizza delivery, … Read more

VIP tours

Thursday, February 27, 2014
I Heart the Olympics

The winter Olympics have always been very near and dear to me, and they certainly provide the perfect finish to February, the month of love. Between the sweat, the tears, the struggles, and the achievements, love is at the very … Read more


Thursday, February 20, 2014
On the Lot with Alison Howard

Wedding Trends: We *Heart* Technology I couldn’t very well get through the month of love without talking about weddings and wedding trends! Every Wednesday, I always look forward to enjoying the video reports Alison Howard puts out for the Wedding … Read more


Thursday, February 13, 2014
Midwest Street: A Love Letter to a Venerable Venue

It’s February, the month of love – the perfect opportunity to write a love letter to one of my favorite venues on the Warner Bros. lot: Midwest Street. Among the countless reasons behind why I *heart* Midwest Street are the … Read more

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