#60 Batman’s Batman With Michael Uslan

There have been many Batman films throughout the decades and the person responsible for all of them since the 1989 release “Batman” is Michael Uslan. In this episode, the hosts chatted with Michael about his journey in bringing the dark and serious character to life on the big screen, his love for comics, his time and experience in Hollywood, and discussed his latest book, “Batman’s Batman”.


ABOUT THE EPISODE

There have been many Batman films throughout the decades and the person responsible for all of them since the 1989 release “Batman” is Michael Uslan. In this episode, the hosts chatted with Michael about his journey in bringing the dark and serious character to life on the big screen, his love for comics, his time and experience in Hollywood, and discussed his latest book, “Batman’s Batman”. 

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ABOUT THE GUEST

Michael E. Uslan is the Originator and Executive Producer of the Batman movie franchise, spanning from 1989’s BATMAN to 2022’s THE BATMAN, including THE JOKER, the DARK KNIGHT trilogy, and the Justice League series. His work has been awarded Oscar, Emmy, People’s Choice, and Annie Awards. He was the first instructor to teach an accredited course on comic book folklore at any university and continues to teach as a Professor of Practice at Indiana University Media School. He is also the author of The Boy Who Loved Batman (IUP, 2019), which will become a Broadway play in Fall, 2022 with the Nederlander Organization. For Genius   Brands, Michael oversees The Stan Lee Universe and the legacy of characters created by Stan post-Marvel. He was appointed to Joe Biden’s task force of entertainment industry executives regarding gun violence and movies/television and has served as a judge for the Asian Film Awards (Asia’s Oscars). He has also served on boards for Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership; the Association of Film Commissioners International; Wild Brain Animation Studio; Center for Excellence in Education; Youth Grants Panel, National Endowment for the Humanities; New Jersey Film Commission; Thomas Edison/Black  Maria Film Festival; and Asbury Park Music & Film Festival.

ABOUT THE SHOW

A show for the most casual and dedicated fans of comics. Join Sean as he discovers what the world of comics and graphic novels has to offer from one-on-one interviews with industry professionals, round table discussions with passionate fans, and reviews on the latest comics, tv shows, and movies. New episodes every week. The Captioned Life is a part of the Comic Watch family.

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