Ray interviewed veteran screenwriter Tom Mankiewicz live on stage at Warner Bros. Studios at an event co-sponsored by Script Magazine and the New York Film Academy in April 2010.
Morton was a special guest at the Alex Film Society screening of the original 1933 King Kong at the Alex Theater in Glendale, California in October 2008.
He was also a featured guest at the 2001 Las Vegas Screenwriters Conference, where he participated in a panel discussion on script reading and analysis.
Ray signed copies of Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Making of Steven Spielberg’s Classic Film at the Los Angeles edition of Book Expo America in June 2008.
Ray signed copies of King Kong: The History of a Movie Icon at the following stores:
- Dark Delicacies (Burbank, CA), December 3, 2005
- Mystery & Imagination Bookstore (Glendale, CA), December 8, 2005
- Vroman’s Bookstore (Pasadena, CA), December 12, 2005
- Jim Hanley’s Universe (New York City), December 16, 2005
- Book Soup (West Hollywood, CA), January 12, 2006
- The Los Angeles Times Book Fair, April 30, 2006
TELEVISION & RADIO APPEARANCES
Morton appeared on the CBS Sunday Morning program on December 11, 2005.
A transcript is available.
He has also appeared on What’s Next (The Biography Channel), The Joe Franklin Show (Bloomberg Radio News International), The Frank DeCaro Show (Sirius Radio Network), “Mr. Movie” (CBS-Viacom, syndicated), The Movie Show with Joel Gibbs (Lifestyles Talk Radio Network), Rock Talk with Allan Handelman (WRFX Charlotte, NC & in syndication), and McCauley & Company (BBC Scotland).
Ray was a guest on the Internet radio program Spirit of Film Conversations hosted by Randall Libero
He was also interviewed on Bookgasm.com.
- You may contact Ray Morton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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