Published on 07-19-2012 07:29 PM
Howdy movie fans!
Walter Olsen, the man behind Scorpion Releasing, was kind enough to take some time out of his schedule to talk to Rock! Shock! Pop! about his past, present and future in the home video business, the companies that he has worked for in the past and his current efforts at Scorpion. So without further ado…
Ian Jane – At one point you worked as Media Blasters’ acquisitions person – what was that like? What were your accomplishments, regrets, disappointments, etc.?
Walter Olsen - Well, interestingly, this came about from another label whom I was helping with acquisitions that will remain nameless, wasn’t paying me anything, a few hundred dollars yearly, and they passed on a list of titles, so I noticed John Sirabella’s name pop up at the forums. So on a lark, I called him, we spoke, and I offered my services, and I stayed with him for couple of years.
I brought many titles to them such as THE PREMONITION, GIRLS’ NITE