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Dose of Leadership with Richard Rierson | Authentic & Courageous Leadership Development


May 5, 2021

Archie Gips is president and partner of Unrealistic Ideas, a full-service production company he created alongside Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson that focuses on premium non-scripted television, documentary film, and podcasting. The company produced the 5-time Emmy nominated documentary series, McMillions, for HBO, the IDA nominated documentary Run This City for The Roku Channel, and the current hit doc series, Wahl Street which streams on HBO Max among others.

Archie, a two-time Emmy nominated producer, and award-winning director & writer have created hundreds of hours of content for television and film including some of the most successful non-scripted series ever. A native New Yorker, Archie attended Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, trained at Chicago’s Second City Improvisational Conservatory, and received an MFA in film and dramatic writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.