The Earl Owensby
On November 10 1973 Earl Owensby started his
first motion picture Challenge. Challenge became a hit throughout
the United States and over 134 Countries worldwide. The success
of Challenge led to the construction of Earl Owensby Studios
which became the largest independent studio in the southeast.
Both Earl Owensby and the Studio have been
profiled on major media that includes magazines (GQ, Penthouse,
Esquire, etc.) Newspapers (Variety, LA Times, NY, etc.) Broadcast
(David Letterman, ET, 20/20. 60 Minuets) and Internet.
Earl Owensby has received numerous honors
for his success and achievements. Honors granted Mr.
Owensby include NC Hall Of Fame, #15 of the top 100
people in NC in 100 years, Award UNCC North Carolina,
and numerous others. Many schools and Universities refer
to Earl Owensby when teaching the movie industry, specifically,
classes at Duke University, Gardner Webb University,
as well as a section in the North Carolina History Books.
Earl Owensby is
continuing his movie efforts into the current millennium
with several project in pre-production in 2008,
which are listed below...