[Tig] Sam Holtz
cadzinator at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 21:45:40 GMT 2010
We've truly lost a legend! Sam was personally responsible for the careers of many, many people I know in the industry and my own as well! While I never worked at Action ( I started at Varitel ) Sam helped me score my first gig and Action was my regular stop on the way home after work to visit my many friend there. Very sad news.
On Dec 22, 2010, at 12:17 PM, Rob Lingelbach wrote:
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> I've been informed that Sam Holtz passed away sometime last night (Monday evening/Tuesday morning).
> Sam was a major influence on many of us in post-production. I worked for him at Action Video (a company he founded and ran in the 1980s and 90s, in Hollywood) for 7 years. When you worked for Sam you felt like a member of his family.
> People who knew Sam never forgot him, his character was that strong, and there are precious few characters like him remaining in our business.
> As more details come to light, I'll share them with the TIG, or if anyone else hears of possible services, etc. please share with the group; many of us knew Sam well.
> Rob TIG admin, colorist
> Rob Lingelbach
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