TEA TALKS WITH TOMEKA Podcast celebrates women filmmakers, their journeys and their projects! I am your host Tomeka M. Winborne so let's talk her... on every other Thursday! Music by Julius Ames.
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Director Bola Ogun
Last year at the beginning of the pandemic, I had the opportunity to chat with Director Bola Ogun. She shares her amazing journey and sacrifices to becoming a filmmaker. Since then, Bola has gone on to direct on even more television shows.
After her episodic directorial debut on QUEEN SUGAR, Bola Ogun, directed episodes of LEGACIES, SIREN, LUCIFER, GOD FRIENDED ME, WALKER, RAISING DION and David E. Kelley’s new Disney + show BIG SHOT. Her short Are We Good Parents? premiered at SXSW.
Nicci Freeman was born in Los Angeles and has lived all over the globe. She has worked as a Producer, Line Producer, DGA UPM, and Production Supervisor for the last 23 years in a number of mediums in the entertainment industry including feature films, commercials, tv, web series, awards shows, and gaming. In addition she recently Curated/Project Managed TI’s Trap Music Pop Up Museum in Atlanta.
This episode was recorded last year at the beginning of the pandemic.
Em Cole speaks with Tomeka Winborne on this episode of Tea Talks with Tomeka. Em shares her journey in filmmaking. Additionally, Em shares a really personal story that led her to be a feminist.
Margari Hill - East of La Brea
Margari Aziza Hill shares the story of how the created the series "East of La Brea." They created a non-traditional writers room for non industry writers to a tell this story authentically. "East of La Brea" tracks the untold stories of LA through the lives of two very different Muslim women from working class backgrounds. Aisha, a Black Muslim, and her Bangladeshi-American roommate, Farha. "East of La Brea" can be seen on Powerkeg's Instagram.
Rayana Chumthong - Cinematographer / DP
Rayana Chumthong is a first-generation Thai American cinematographer. She has shot a diverse range of content including narrative short films, music videos and most recently content for Harper's Bazaar, L'OREAL and music group, Earth, Wind & Fire. In 2018, Rayana was chosen as a participant for American Film Institute's inaugural Cinematography Intensive for Women (CIW) program and will be pursuing her MFA as a Cinematography Fellow at the American Film Institute Conservatory in the Fall 2020.
Lillian Jones - Marrying Filmmaking and Politics
Originally from Va, Lillian Jones moved to NY to pursue her dreams of making movies. She's worked with numerous corporate, celebrity clients and political clients. She prides herself in the details of a story. She has written multiple shorts and features, one of which was for a filmmaker to produced some time in the near future. Lillian is also a freelance filmmaker that writes, produces, does cinematography and edits.
Great Insights with Eva Dolezalova
Been Following this podcast for a while but particularly enjoyed the episode that featured Eva Dolezalova. Its always interesting to hear about the behind the scenes process and get an inside look. I loved hearing her talk about her expirence in the industry as well as encourage women to follow their dreams.
Tea Talks Eva Doležalová Épisode
Stumbled across Tea Talks a few weeks ago, and I’m glad I was able to find such an interesting podcast. I was always curious about the filming process behind the scenes and this podcast has been super insightful, especially the episode with Eva Doležalová!
I find all of the interviews Tomeka dies are interesting and enlightening. It was great listening to how they met and the impact their involvement was to their personal lives moving forward.
Keep pushing for survival of your space in the industry. Awesome Job