Brian Scott Mednick
New York University, Tisch School of the Arts (B.F.A. 1995)
Brian Scott Mednick is the Office Manager of Ross Law Group, PLLC. A seasoned professional with a background in business and legal affairs, publishing, and digital sales, Brian previously worked in the legal departments of the film production companies Shooting Gallery and New Line Cinema, as well as in various capacities for Practising Law Institute (PLI), Gramercy Pictures, and Geraldo Rivera’s Investigative News Group.
A freelance writer whose work has appeared in many publications, he is also the author of several books and has been a featured guest on numerous podcasts devoted to pop culture and classic film.
Brian earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Film and Television from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Unnecessary Headaches, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013, ISBN 978-1-475-23978-2
Drinking Games…and Other Stories, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011, ISBN 978-1-463-58071-1
Gene Wilder: Funny and Sad, BearManor Media, 2011, ISBN 978-1-59393-621-1
Articles and Interviews
“Broadcast News,” Library of Congress National Film Registry, January 28, 2022
“Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” Library of Congress National Film Registry, December 16, 2016
“The Producers,” Library of Congress National Film Registry, July 29, 2016
“Tootsie,” Library of Congress National Film Registry, March 23, 2016
“Young Frankenstein,” Library of Congress National Film Registry, October 10, 2015
“Gene Wilder and Joan Rivers: 160 Years of Laughter,” The Jewish Voice, June 5, 2013
“Mel Brooks: Master of Mirth,” The Jewish Voice, May 29, 2013
“Billionaire John Catsimatidis Running for Mayor,” The Jewish Voice, March 6, 2013
“Oscar-Winning Actor Martin Landau Talks About His Legendary Career,” The Jewish Voice, January 30, 2013
“Ed Koch on Israel, Obama, the Election…and Chinese Food,” The Jewish Voice, September 5, 2012
“Former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the State of Lawyer Ethics,” Practising Law Institute (PLI) All-Star Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 30, July 9, 2004
“Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) Explains ‘Why Now’ on Same-Sex Marriage Initiatives,” Practising Law Institute (PLI) All-Star Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 28, June 28, 2004
“Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Offers a Legal and Political View of Campaign Finance Reform,” Practising Law Institute (PLI) All-Star Briefing, Vol. 2, No. 21, May 6, 2004