Frank Beacham is a NYC-based independent writer, director and producer who works in print, radio, TV, film and theater. A former staff reporter for United Press International, the Miami Herald, Gannett Newspapers and Post-Newsweek, Beacham’s articles and stories have appeared in dozens of magazines and newspapers. Beacham switched to video in the mid-1970s and built the first Betacam edit room in the US. Beacham was executive producer of Tim Robbins’ Touchstone feature film, Cradle Will Rock, which was released nationally in 1999 and is currently available on home video. Beacham teamed with George Demas to write Maverick, about Beacham’s time working with Orson Welles.