The show covers the world film festivals, indie film makers, producers, actors, along with TV personalities.
Film Festival Radio (POD) February 29, 2024
Guests are: Author/Sports TV personality Bonnie Jill Laflin chats about her new book --“IN A LEAGUE OF HER OWN: CELEBRATING FEMALE FIRSTS IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS”; Actress Elizabeth Tabish who stars as (Mary Magdalene) on the mega-hit historical drama tv seris THE CHOSEN; reality show contestant Kim Mattina is one of the competitors on the new NBC competition show DEAL OR NO DEAL ISLAND; and Chris Woolsey, Senior Director of Communications for Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment shares what's hot at Redbox this month in streaming films and TV shows.
Courtland Bragg producer/director of "Reggie's Church" podcast
Emmy Award-winning producer/director Courtland Bragg chats about the new podcast Through the Flames: Reggie's Church. This is a new podcast that takes a deep dive look into one of the tragic incidents into the life of the late NFL great Reggie White, often referred to as 'The Minister of Defense." In addition to being an outstanding football talent, Reggie was also a minister and pastor of a church in Knoxville, TN. The church had a mysterious and suspicious burning. The podcast brings the story to life through the voices of those involved with the church and the investigation – and in the process, draws a powerful parallel between this incident and the deeper challenges the nation still faces. Through the Flames: Reggie's Church is available now on top podcast networks everywhere.
Etsy.com Trend Expert Dayna Isom Johnson
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Filmmaker Michèle Stephenson Streaming now on ESPN+
Guest: Filmmaker Michèle Stephenson
ESPN Films Introduces the Acclaimed Film That Was Included on the Academy Award Shortlist for Best Short Documentary
BLACK GIRLS PLAY, that's currently streaming on ESPN+
In ESPN’s critically acclaimed short film Black Girls Play (which won Best Short Doc at the Tribeca Festival), filmmakers Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster chronicle the origins of the hand games that young Black girls have played for generations, and their influence on music, dance, and community all across the American creative landscape.
Author/Film Director Courtney Daniels Re new Book & Chris Woolsey of Crackle.com
Guests -- Author/writer/director Courtney Daniels chats about her brand new book "Yes You Can - How to Make a Movie for Almost No Money." Yes, it can be done! And our second guest is Chris Woolsey, Senior Director of Communications for Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, will share details about some of the cool movies on Crackle.com for February 2024.
Actress/Model/Filmmaker Cheryl Vienna Shares her Inspiring Career Path
GUEST: Cheryl Vienna
After spending 25 years in Corporate America and quitting a nine-to-five job to pursue her life-long goal of being an actress, Cheryl Vienna is excited to announce her first film role in FREAKY TALES, written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (HALF NELSON and CAPTAIN MARVEL). The indie made its world premiere at the recent Sundance Film Festival last week.
Cheryl is a perfect example of a person who's living their best life. Neither time, location or circumstances have stopped her dreams for coming to pass. After overcoming cancer, the Indianapolis beauty moved to Los Angeles in 2021 to lead a more creative lifestyle with aspirations of becoming a full-time actress and model. She's now doing just that! She's been in demand, booking tv commercials, national print ad campaigns and tv roles consistently since her arrival to LA. Audiences will recognize her from several prominent tv commercials running nationally. Listen to her inspiring story that will hopefully encourage you to pursue that dream in 2024!