650 N. Bronson Avenue B112
LA/Hollywood, CA 90004

(323) 461-2714


Production and research consulting organization to motion picture and television studios, production companies, related institutions, museums, libraries, media and historical societies nationwide.

Established in Los Angeles California in 1975, the present company adopted the trademark logo of 'Bison Life Motion Pictures' or 'Bison Films' originated in New York in 1909 and later being established in Los Angeles.

For over 30 years Bison Archives and Productions is led by its principle officers of the company, Marc Wanamaker for Bison Archives and Eugene Edelman for Bison Productions.

The company provides information, advise and intellectual property on all levels of involvement with film/television pre-production to post production.

In the day to day business, Bison Archives uses its extensive motion picture historical photograph library to provide services to various organizations. The unique materials of Bison is used for private research and is a source for internally developed Bison Productions film/television projects and book publications internationally.

We are a consultancy firm that can strategize and provide unique professional research needed by the 'writer-producer-director' within the film industry.

Bison Archives/Productions continues to consult to various institutions as well as film and television companies on a wide variety of projects. Some of the past and present clients include; The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Sony Pictures Studios, Universal Studios, Disney Studios, Hollywood Heritage, Los Angeles County Museum, Autry Museum of the West, Public Broadcasting, American Film Institute, UCLA, USC, and technical advising on a variety of feature film and television movies.

By appointment only


Marc Wanamaker:

Eugene Edelman: