barry sisson

Sisson's vision: Radio saves the video stars
Published on Nov 2nd, 2012
2 comments When making independent films is your passion, but making them profitable gets harder and harder, what do you do? If you're Albemarle resident Barry Sisson, producer of several pictures including...
Familiar Strangers now on DVD and download
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
4 comments A year after its release, Familiar Strangers, the Charlottesville-produced and Staunton-filmed movie that won festival and audience acclaim–- and even briefly bounced James Bond from the top...
Midas men: Sisson starts digging for gold
Published on Jul 1st, 2004
0 comments You have to be bold to start a business these days. You have to believe in yourself and your mission. But to run an independent film company in Charlottesville, you have to have something more. And...
Station master: Agent's backer speaks at Jefferson
Published on May 27th, 2004
0 comments A man who helped make possible the surprise indie hit The Station Agent will speak between screenings of the show at the Jefferson Theater. Barry Sisson, who gave up his career in the security...
Sundancing: Sisson seizes the celluloid dream
Published on Feb 6th, 2003
0 comments Fifteen years ago, during an electronic security industry workshop, Barry Sisson found himself paired with fellow businessman Robert May. The two were instructed to describe their fantasy job. "I...
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