Title: Filmmaker, Writer, Publisher, Educator
Location: Spokane, Washington, United States
Irv Broughton, Filmmaker, Writer, Publisher and Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in cinematic and written endeavors.
As the founder, owner and operator of Mill Mountain Productions, Hammock Land Productions and Open Look Books, Mr. Broughton has built a prolific creative career. He has shared his experience and expertise as a speaker and educator, serving as an instructor of English and film at Spokane Falls Community College since 1976, previously holding the roles of an assistant professor of communication at the University of Washington from 1971 to 1975, and as an instructor at Virginia Western Community College from 1967 to 1971. In addition, Mr. Broughton has been an invited guest speaker at myriad institutions, including Columbia University and The Center for the Moving Image, and was recognized for having discovered and published the legendary poet Frank Stanford.
As a young man, Mr. Broughton attended Florida State University (FSU), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in radio and television in 1965. He completed additional coursework at the University of Virginia, returning to his alma mater and graduating with a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in creative writing from FSU in 1967. In 1971, Mr. Broughton completed his higher education at Hollins University, earning a Master of Arts in speech and higher education. As an accomplished author and filmmaker, he has published myriad books, including “Fielding the Cape Cod Past: Poems,” “Walking Around Lucky: The Story of Red Smith,” “The Levees that Break in the Heart: Novel” and “Forever Remembered: The Fliers of WWII” among many more. Mr. Broughton has won awards from the Northwest Film Study Center for multiple cinematic works, including “Starting Line,” “Last Call Forever,” and “It Wasn’t a Dream: It Was a Flood.” In the coming years, he hopes to see his new screenplay developed into a movie, and is working on publishing a children’s book.
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