American Masters explores the highs and the lows in David Geffen’s professional and personal life
By Gabrielle Pantera
Hollywood CA, (Gosh!TV) 2012/11/20 – “I’ve always thought that each person invented himself… that we are each a figment of our own imagination,” says entrepreneur, philanthropist David Geffen. “ And some people have a greater ability to imagine than others.”
David Geffen is notoriously press and camera-shy, but for American Masters Geffen reveals himself. This portrait shows Geffen’s influence as agent,
kid to entertainment power broker worth billions. With over 50 new interviews with friends, colleagues and clients and more.
There are interviews with: Irving Azoff, Jackson Browne, Cher, David Crosby, Clive Davis, Barry Diller, Maureen Dowd, Rahm Emanuel, Nora Ephron, Tom Hanks, Don Henley, Arianna Huffington, Jimmy Iovine, Elton John, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Calvin Klein, Steve Martin, Lorne Michaels, Mike Nichols, Yoko Ono, Frank Rich, Steven Spielberg, Jann Wenner, Neil Young, and many others.
American Masters is made possible by the support of the National Endowment for the Arts and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional funding for American Masters is provided by Rosalind P. Walter, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Rolf and Elizabeth Rosenthal, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Jack Rudin, Vital Projects Fund, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, and public television viewers. Additional support for this program is provided by the Ziff family.