Irwin Young

Executive, Producer
Noted champion of independent filmmakers who personally and through his Du Art Film Laboratories and Du Art Video Corporation has provided various forms of assistance to fledgling directors and documentarians including ... Read more »
Born: in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (5)

The Dream Catcher 2000 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Whatever 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Caught 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

American Me 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Alambrista! 1977 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (1)

The Heck With Hollywood! 1991 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Other (22)

Margarita Happy Hour 2002 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Monsoon Wedding 2002 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Shadow Magic 2001 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern 1997 (Movie)

(Thanks)

Bitter Sugar 1996 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Palookaville 1996 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith 1995 (Movie)

(DuArt Laboratories) (Special Thanks)

Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse 1995 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

George Balanchine's The Nutcracker 1993 (Movie)

(DuArt) (Special Thanks)

Ruby in Paradise 1993 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

Night on Earth 1992 (Movie)

(DuArt) (Special Thanks)

Zebrahead 1992 (Movie)

(Thanks)

Resident Alien 1991 (Movie)

(Special Thanks)

The Arc 1990 (Movie)

(Thanks)

Imagining America 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Assistant

Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser 1989 (Movie)

opticals (Other)

True Love 1989 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Voices From the Attic 1989 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Down By Law 1986 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

Seeing Red 1984 (Movie)

assistance (Assistant)

El Salvador - La Decision de Vencer (Los Primos Frutos) 1980 (Movie)

production assistance (Production Assistant)

Lives in Hazard (TV Show)

Special Thanks

Biography

Noted champion of independent filmmakers who personally and through his Du Art Film Laboratories and Du Art Video Corporation has provided various forms of assistance to fledgling directors and documentarians including Susan Seidelman, Spike Lee and Michael Moore. Young joined Du Art upon graduation from Lehigh University, serving as president and chairman of the board as well as president of the Western Broadcasting Corporation of Puerto Rico.

As an independent producer in his own right, Young has been involved with several festival award winners and has worked closely with his brother, producer- director-cinematographer Robert M. Young, as associate producer on the Venice Film Festival winner "Nothing But a Man" (1964, directed by Michael Roemer), as producer "Alambrista!" (1978), winner of the Cannes Film Festival's Camera d'Or and as executive producer of Edward James Olmos' "American Me" (1992).

Relationships

Linda Young

Daughter
vice president of Du Art

Nancy Young

Daughter

Robert Young

Brother
born November 22, 1924 films include "Short Eyes", "Dominick and Eugene", "Extremities" and "Triumph of the Spirit"

EDUCATION

Lehigh University

1950

Milestones

1950

Joined father's Du Art Film Laboratories upon graduation from college (date approximate)

Bonus Trivia

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Young is a board member of the Independent Feature Project, New York

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Serves as vice president and board member of The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Inc.

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He is the executive vice president of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE); appointed fellow (1975)

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Young is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Scientific/Technical Awards Committee.

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He is also a member of the British Kinematograph, Sound and Television Society (BKSTS); appointed fellow (1981)

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Young served three terms as president of the Association of Cinema and Video Laboratories (ACVL)

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He is also a board member and past chairman to The Moving Image, Inc. (Film Forum Theatre, NYC)

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Young is a film panelist for the New York State Council of the Arts (1982-83)

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Film and video panelist for the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities (1985)

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