Albert Band (Alfredo Antonini)
A veteran filmmaker, Albert Band is one of Hollywood's most prolific filmmakers who started his career in the early 50s. He began financing a number of motion pictures through the seventies and eighties and helped his son, Charles Band, bring together his own production company, 'Empire Pictures', in the early eighties. Upon the collapse of Empire Pictures in the early nineties, Band continued to work with his son and help bring a number of low-budget and medium budget films to the Hollywood screen and sopme direct to video releases. Albert Band died in June of 2002 of stomach and lung cancer. Read more... other son, Richard Band, is a film music composer for a number of motion pictures.