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Biography of Robert G. Maier

Author of Low Budget Hell:
Making Underground Movies with John Waters


Robert G. Maier is an award-winning multi-media producer/writer/director with a wide range of documentary, corporate and instructional TV experience. His broadcast credits include the one-hour documentary, Trappist, which appeared on PBS, ABC and NBC networks, and a six-hour series for PBS, Seapower: A Global Journey. His half-hour documentary Nativity is aired regularly as a Christmas special on PBS and the Trinity Broadcasting Networks.

In non-broadcast production, Maier was the co-writer/producer of a 15-hour award-winning teacher development series Creating the Learning Centered School, and 8 hours of productions for the Skylink Family and S...more


Average rating: 3.84 · 32 ratings · 13 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Low Budget Hell Making Unde...
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" This is a masterpiece of reporting. In many ways, this is the opposite of Detroit: An Autopsy, in which the author is always squarely in the spotlight; here, Finkel is completely, astonishingly, absent. In Detroit, each episode begins with a phone... " Read more of this review »
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