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Screen Heat Miami (SHM) is hosted by veteran Miami based producers Kevin Sharpley and JL Martinez and each week covers the latest trends in the film, tv, and entertainment industry, including interviews with global and local industry leaders, all told from a "Miami" point of view.

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Screen Heat Miami (SHM) is hosted by veteran Miami based producers Kevin Sharpley and JL Martinez and each week covers the latest trends in the film, tv, and entertainment industry, including interviews with global and local industry leaders, all told from a "Miami" point of view.

    0068 Brenda Gilbert-President-CoFounder of BRON Media Corp

    0068 Brenda Gilbert-President-CoFounder of BRON Media Corp

    Brenda Gilbert is the President of BRON Media Corp, a company she co-founded and leads with her husband, Aaron L. Gilbert. BRON Media Corp. is the parent company to operating units BRON Studios, BRON Releasing, BRON Digital, and BRON Ventures (holds an interest in a portfolio of 10 content companies). The BRON group of companies are industry leaders in production, finance and the sales and marketing of film, series television and animation.

    Brenda has a special focus on BRON’s non-scripted arm BRON Life and is currently an Executive Producer on several projects. Over her 20+ years in the media space, Brenda has produced, or executive produced more than two-dozen projects, including the animated film The Willoughbys, which premiered on Netflix in 2020.

    Founded in 2010, BRON has been behind more than 100 productions and is proud to have been part of 32 Academy Award nominations and 6 Academy Award wins for the films Fences, Joker, Bombshell, Roman J. Israel Esq., and Judas and The Black Messiah.

    In addition to her role on BRON’s Board of Directors, Brenda sits on the board of Film Independent, she was the track chair for mentoring initiatives with Woman in Animation, is an Advisor to the Vancouver Film School and La Salle College, plus volunteers time with Vancouver Community College.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    0067 Stewart Mackinnon-Producer-part two

    0067 Stewart Mackinnon-Producer-part two

    Creator and Independent Producer of numerous award winning movies and long form drama series including: The Man In The High Castle a 40 hour long Amazon series which has become the cornerstone of the streaming network’s line-up, winner of two Primetime Emmy’s and many other awards. Quartet Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut and Golden Globe nominee, starring Maggie Smith, The Invisible Woman Oscar nominated, starring and directed by Ralph Fiennes, the Emmy Award winning Peter and Wendy starring Stanley Tucci. The Miners winner of the Grierson Award, This Little Life BAFTA nominated and winner of the Dennis Potter, BANFF and RTS awards and Saboteurs the Prix Italia winning series.

    Stewart studied at the Edinburgh College of Art and Royal College of Art in London and after graduating regularly contributed illustrations for The Times, Sunday Times, Oz, Nova, Time Out, , Spare Rib, Ambit and Management Today amongst many others. He also produced the artwork for the British TV movie The War Game and designs for the Royal Shakespeare Company. His work was featured in the Radical Illustrators magazine published by the Association of Illustrators in which co-editor George Snow singled out Mackinnon as “perhaps the greatest single influence on today’s Radical Illustrators.”

    After being awarded a DAAD scholarship for his film Border Crossing he spent a year in Berlin before returning to the UK where he founded Trade Films which produced films and television such as The Miners' Campaign, Woodbine Place and Grierson Award winner, When the Dog Bites.
    He was closely involved in devising the Workshop Declaration in partnership with Channel 4. The Workshops worked with their local communities, women's organisations and ethnic minority communities. So began a decade of experiment with progressive and aesthetically avant-garde documentaries and dramas screened on British television, which continued until 1990.
    Stewart set up the Northern Film and Television Archive in the late 1990s and some years later co-founded the Northern Screen Commission with Sir Peter Carr, and Media Training Centre which provided courses for deaf students which was the first of its kind in the world.
    In 2005 he founded Headline Pictures with the Head of BBC drama Mark Shivas and after delivering the fourth and final season of Man in the High Castle in 2020 founded Circle Pictures with US based Jere Sulivan with the aim of producing world class drama which explores the pressing issues of our times.

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Bonus Episode 0066 1/2 Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind Review with the Podkids

    Bonus Episode 0066 1/2 Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind Review with the Podkids

    The Screen Heat "Podkids" are back! Join Sophia and Layla as they review the latest state-of-the art Walt Disney World Attraction at Epcot, Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind with their dad, co-host JL Martinez. Also Kevin Sharpley and JL cover the latest industry news from a big media conference move to a major merger in L.A.'s agency world.

    • 20 min
    0066 Stewart Mackinnon-Producer

    0066 Stewart Mackinnon-Producer

    Creator and Independent Producer of numerous award winning movies and long form drama series including: The Man In The High Castle a 40 hour long Amazon series which has become the cornerstone of the streaming network’s line-up, winner of two Primetime Emmy’s and many other awards. Quartet Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut and Golden Globe nominee, starring Maggie Smith, The Invisible Woman Oscar nominated, starring and directed by Ralph Fiennes, the Emmy Award winning Peter and Wendy starring Stanley Tucci. The Miners winner of the Grierson Award, This Little Life BAFTA nominated and winner of the Dennis Potter, BANFF and RTS awards and Saboteurs the Prix Italia winning series.


    Stewart studied at the Edinburgh College of Art and Royal College of Art in London and after graduating regularly contributed illustrations for The Times, Sunday Times, Oz, Nova, Time Out, , Spare Rib, Ambit and Management Today amongst many others. He also produced the artwork for the British TV movie The War Game and designs for the Royal Shakespeare Company. His work was featured in the Radical Illustrators magazine published by the Association of Illustrators in which co-editor George Snow singled out Mackinnon as “perhaps the greatest single influence on today’s Radical Illustrators.”


    After being awarded a DAAD scholarship for his film Border Crossing he spent a year in Berlin before returning to the UK where he founded Trade Films which produced films and television such as The Miners' Campaign, Woodbine Place and Grierson Award winner, When the Dog Bites.
    He was closely involved in devising the Workshop Declaration in partnership with Channel 4. The Workshops worked with their local communities, women's organisations and ethnic minority communities. So began a decade of experiment with progressive and aesthetically avant-garde documentaries and dramas screened on British television, which continued until 1990.
    Stewart set up the Northern Film and Television Archive in the late 1990s and some years later co-founded the Northern Screen Commission with Sir Peter Carr, and Media Training Centre which provided courses for deaf students which was the first of its kind in the world.
    In 2005 he founded Headline Pictures with the Head of BBC drama Mark Shivas and after delivering the fourth and final season of Man in the High Castle in 2020 founded Circle Pictures with US based Jere Sulivan with the aim of producing world class drama which explores the pressing issues of our times.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    0065 MMFM 12 Conference Preview Special With Patty Arias

    0065 MMFM 12 Conference Preview Special With Patty Arias

    On this special edition Screen Heat Miami Podcast, co-hosts Kevin Sharpley and Jose Luis "JL" Martinez talk shop with Miami Media and Film Market (MMFM) co-founder and chief exec Patty Arias about the upcoming MMFM 12 conference! MMFM 12 will take place July 21 to 24, 2022 at the luxury Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, FL. Registrations are now open and very limited at www.miamimediafilmmarket.org.

    • 28 min
    0064 - Oscar Torre-Actor/Filmmaker

    0064 - Oscar Torre-Actor/Filmmaker

    One of the most successful Cuban-American actors of a generation, Oscar Torre currently stars as Vinny Malone on Tyler Perry's hit series, "THE HAVES AND THE HAVE NOTS." He is best known for his critically acclaimed performances in the dramas "THE BOATMAN" (which earned him a 2017 IMAGEN Award nomination for Best Lead Actor); Lionsgate's "LADRON QUE ROBA A LADRON"; the boxing drama "COUNTERPUNCH" and the political drama, "LIBERTAD," and is widely recognized for his scene-stealing performance as Officer Vasquez opposite Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms in the hit comedy franchise, "THE HANGOVER 3."

    Torre has worked consistently in TV and film; shifting seamlessly from comedy to drama. The New York Times has called Torre "brilliantly funny," while The Los Angeles Times described his performance in "THE BOATMAN" as "powerful" and "darkly charismatic." Torre's TV credits include the hit shows, "GASLIT," "QUEEN OF THE SOUTH," "CSI: MIAMI," "NCIS," "THE MENTALIST," CBS' critically acclaimed series, "CANE" (opposite Jimmy Smits) and a heartbreaking turn on CBS' "COLD CASE." Torre infuses his performances with empathy, authenticity and soul.

    • 1 hr 58 min

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