VFT:LA JUN '12 Event ft. Harry Humphries ("Black Hawk Down")
Harry Humphries has worked in the film & television industry for over 15 years, primarily as a military consultant.
Being the “go-to” person for all things military, Harry has worked with some of the biggest producers/directors in Hollywood including Jerry Bruckheimer, Ridley Scott, Michael Bay, Peter Berg, Ron Howard and more. He has been the lead military/technical advisor for several blockbuster films with some of his many notable credits being: The Rock, Con Air, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor, Black Hawk Down, Tears of the Sun, The Kingdom, Iron Man, and the Transformers films. He also performed as an actor in a few of the films he has worked on and is currently helping produce several major productions.
His company Global Studies Group Inc. (GSGI) provides support to all productions including script development, department’s support, director support, talent training, post production, and casting.
Harry Humphries is a highly decorated former Navy SEAL who served two tours in Vietnam and was a member of SEAL Team Two. One of Humphries' most famous operations was during the Tet Offensive when he and other SEALs drove into Chau Doc to rescue medical personnel trapped in a crossfire.
Harry continually gives back to the veteran community by providing mentorship and support and visiting wounded warriors. He is currently launching a new organization providing support to veterans.
With his extensive experience in the film & television industry, as a Navy SEAL, and his years of supporting the veteran community we are pleased and honored to have Harry Humphries be our next VFT guest speaker.