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Compass Speakers Welcomes Steven Fischer

August 6, 2013

Compass Speakers is pleased to announce the addition of two-time Emmy nominated writer/producer Steven Fischer to their Special Interest Speaker Roster.

Steven Fischer brings to Compass an expertise in creative self-development and cartoon history, knowledge he’s gained in a 20-year career as a live-action and animated film writer and producer. His rich track record of stories that celebrate the human spirit includes the critically acclaimed 2007 animated film Freedom Dance starring Mariska Hargitay. Mr. Fischer’s additional works include the movie Old School New School with Brian Cox and McCoy Tyner as well as films for PBS, Nextel, TV Asia, Romanian Television Network, and AmeriCorps. He has worked on projects with such artistic heavyweights as Bill Melendez, Martin Scorsese, Bill Cosby, Margaret Cho, Richard O’Brien, and Tavis Smiley.

Additionally, Mr. Fischer teaches storytelling at Northwestern University and speaks internationally on creativity.

For more than a decade, Compass Speakers and Entertainment Inc. has earned a reputation for being an industry leader in supplying the most opulent cruise lines with paramount onboard programming. Compass Speakers devotes itself to seeking acclaimed destination and special interest lecturers, literary luminaries, art, dance, golf and yoga instructors, religious service leaders, and celebrities.

Compass has been in the industry for over 15 years and has served every major luxury and ultra luxury line including: Crystal Cruises, Cunard Line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, SeaDream Yacht Club, and Silversea Cruises.



Louis Mills, a creative master of sound

January 14, 2012

Baltimore’s Godfather of Sound, and dear friend, Louis Mills passed away Friday, January 13, 2012. Please read this touching tribute in the Baltimore Sun to a truly brilliant man.

“More Parks sausages, Mom. Please!”

Bill Melendez and Bill Cosby

September 8, 2008

Mailed invite to Bill Cosby for Old School ,New School. Back and forth between Wegewood and UMBC – – excellent opportunities to get Old School in front of some angel investors who invest solely in art projects.

Called Steve, the first I could talk with him since Bill died on Sept 2. Steve is overwhelmed, as expected.