92 episodes

Don't Be So Dramatic, the podcast that talks to different people in the entertainment industry to discover what their job involves and how they got there.
Hosted by Rachel Baker, each episode delves into the career and thoughts of her guest in film, TV, theatre, dance, marketing, managing and many other areas.

Don't Be So Dramatic Rachel Baker

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Don't Be So Dramatic, the podcast that talks to different people in the entertainment industry to discover what their job involves and how they got there.
Hosted by Rachel Baker, each episode delves into the career and thoughts of her guest in film, TV, theatre, dance, marketing, managing and many other areas.

    Byron Dempsey and Pace Randolph on Online Content Creation And Its Benefits To A Creative Career

    Byron Dempsey and Pace Randolph on Online Content Creation And Its Benefits To A Creative Career

    Byron Dempsey and Pace Randolph are online content creators and podcasters who have found success in growing their audiences on the Tiktok app.

    Byron is an online content creator and educator and is the founder of Driven Young, a program that educates young people in areas that the traditional education system does not teach such as managing money, doing taxes, growing you network, and starting a business. 

    Pace is a musician and also creates content mostly on tiktok to grow his opportunities for his music career. Pace has had great success collaborating with his audience on tiktok and created his track Push Your Further with a choir of 200 fans who dueted the song on the app. 

    Byron's Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@byrondempsey?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc

    Pace's Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@pacerandolph?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc

    The Byron and Pace podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/dz/podcast/byron-and-pace/id1596865577

    Driven Young: https://drivenyoung.com/

    Pace Randolph Music: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1PAbQjJvHN4Q3R75FHO20g?si=MttqdjpSQw2dQIlfy8Vyfg



    Podcast Contact: alyssa@asmanagement.com.au

    @dbsdpodcast

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Matt and Anna on The Realities Of Filming Reality TV And Sharing Passion Through Podcasting

    Matt and Anna on The Realities Of Filming Reality TV And Sharing Passion Through Podcasting

    Matt Zukowski and Anna Mcevoy are reality TV stars from Love Island Australia Season 2 and are the hosts of the podcast ‘Where’s Your Head At?’ Matt and Anna both started out as models in the entertainment industry before being cast on Love Island. Their podcast talks all things relationships, break-ups, reality tv, trending shows and everything in between. 

    Podcast: Where's Your Head At

    @wheresyourheadatpod

    @annamcevoy21

    @mattzukowski

     

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    • 42 min
    Jim Robison on Becoming A Renowned Producer And How To Finance A Production

    Jim Robison on Becoming A Renowned Producer And How To Finance A Production

    Jim Robison is a renowned producer and the co-founder of the production company Lunar Pictures. Jim has now been working in the film and TV industry for over fifteen years in various roles in production & Art Departments; on major Blockbuster films like 'Hacksaw Ridge', 'The Great Gatsby' & 'Mad Max: Fury Road'. During his film career as a producer Jim has earned a total of 6 wins and 43 nominations at various international film festivals. Recently Jim was Executive Producer of the $25M film, 'Danger Close'. Jim also raised private equity for 'Never Too Late'staring Oscar Nominated cast James Cromwell and Jacki Weaver. In early 2020 Jim Robison produced a short film with Alex Proyas (Gods of Egypt, I Robot , The Crow, Dark City) which was released in 2021 and after accumulating an astonishing 4 wins and over 30 nominations around the world and has its Australian premiere in 2022 Flickerfest International Short Film Festival. Jim's most recent film 'Moonrock For Monday' is now streaming on Binge. 

    Lunar Pictures: www.lunarpictures.com.au/

     

    Actors Ascension Program Launching May 16th:

    https://events.humanitix.com/actors-ascension-program-purpose

    Join Simon Williams and Steph Pringle in their amazing new 6-week coaching program that aims to help actors achieve their goals and build careers of creative fulfilment, longevity and success.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    CJ Johnson on Subconscious Meaning Within Filmmaking And Teaching The Art Of Storytelling

    CJ Johnson on Subconscious Meaning Within Filmmaking And Teaching The Art Of Storytelling

    CJ Johnson is the President of the Film Critics Circle of Australia, the film and television critic forThe Nightlifeon ABC Radio, and the Head of Screen Storytelling at Sydney Film School. His film blog Film Mafia (www.filmmafia.com.au) is widely read internationally.

    CJ’s short films include The Bris which premiered as part of Cinema Des Antipodes at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival; Saturday Night Newtown Sunday Morning Enmore (Winner, Best Film: 14th Independents’ Film Festival, Florida 2007; 12th Canberra Short Film Festival 2007; 7th Bondi Short Film Festival 2007); Festival favourite and multiple Best Film runner-up The Game; Do Not Pass Go; Spring Bride and Pass The Salt. He co-directed the 2009 feature film Before The Rain.

    CJ’s plays as writer include The Dog Logs, The Young Tycoons, Hollywood Ending, La La Land, Backpacker and Barnesy The Harbour and You. They have been performed in every state and territory of Australia, on Norfolk Island, and in New York, Bangalore, London, Zagreb, Tallin (Estonia), Belgrade and dozens of other towns and cities. His one-man show Kinski and I won the Sydney Fringe Theatre Award 2014.

    CJ's podcast: podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/movieland/id1543423362

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    James Prier and Stephen Harmon on Founding X Division And Managing Australia's Top Actors

    James Prier and Stephen Harmon on Founding X Division And Managing Australia's Top Actors

    James Prier and Stephen Harmon are the founders of the Australian management agency, X Division. Both James and Stephen have extensive experience as managers in the entertainment industry, having previously worked with some of the best agents in the business. X Division manages actors both nationally and internationally and their client list includes some of the best Australian talent such as Keyinan Lonsdale, Jordan Rodrigues and Tammin Sursok. 

    Website: www.thexdivision.com.au/

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/thexdivision_/

     

    Podcast contact: info@asmanagement.com.au

    Instagram: www.instagram.com/dbsdpodcast/

    www.instagram.com/rachel.lauren.baker/

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Susie Porter on Filming 'Gold' With Zac Efron And World Animal Protection

    Susie Porter on Filming 'Gold' With Zac Efron And World Animal Protection

    Susie Porter is an Australian Actress who has an amazing body of work. Susie has worked on such productions as 'Puberty Blues', 'Underbelly', 'Two Hands', 'Little Fish', 'Hounds of Love', and 'Ladies in Black'. She is also one of the most notable characters on the Aussie series 'Wentworth'. Susie recently worked alongside Zac Efron on the new film 'Gold' which is now out on Stan and she just finished filming the series 'Irreverent' coming out on Netflix in the future. Along with being an actor, Susie worked with animal welfare organisations such as World Animal Protection to fight for the safety and rights of animals all over the world. 

    Instagram: @_susieporter_

    World Animal protection: www.worldanimalprotection.org/

    Podcast Instagram: @dbsdpodcast

    Contact: info@asmanagment.com.au

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

podman31 ,

Some great advice

Enjoyable listen, bubbly energy and lots of helpful wisdom

Danny James iPhone ,

Dramatically Insightful

I love Rachel and I love the guests she has on “Don’t be so dramatic”

There have been so many lovely moments and pearls of wisdom that come from each episode.

davkell ,

Dramatically wonderful.

I have been binging this podcast from the very first episode and am currently pushing towards the end of 2020. Some wonderful insights from a very diverse mix of creatives, I have taken something from every episode. Rachel, have loved being with you on this journey so far.

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