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Welcome to 123 Film Easy! Where We Create Trailblazers Today For Tomorrow! Founded March 2008. Our show comes to you LIVE from Hollywood, Calif. We are fast approaching 500 archived shows! We have interviewed some of the most iconic artists and filmmakers working in the film industry today. Listen and download interviews with Academy Award®™ winners and nominees in every major department. Producers, Directors, Screenwriters, Actors,Cinematographers, Editors, Sound Editors, Composers, Production Designers, Art Directors, Costume Designers, Make-up Artists, Music Editors, Special and Visual Effects Artists. Key Interviews with personnel at many of the major studios. Paramount, Universal, Sony Pictures, Dreamworks, Newline, Disney Studios, MGM, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Brothers and other major production houses in Hollywood. Each week, you'll share the many years of expertise of "Hollywood Insider's", from Concept to Screenplay, From Directing To Marketing, and Everything Else In Between! All the tools you need to help bring all of your projects to fruition! Please, Join us Each week For Our LIVE FROM HOLLYWOOD BROADCASTS! In Each Episode We'll Share and Explore All The Necessary Tips, Tools, Tricks, That You'll Need To Navigate The Film Industry - Email Us All Your Questions at 123FilmEasy@GMail.com and We'll Answer Them "LIVE ON THE AIR!" We're Ready to "Pass The Torch" To The Next Generation Of Filmmakers! Please Check Out Our Film Portal 24/7/365 and We'll See YOU At The Movies!

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Steve Hickner has spent over thirty-five years working at some of the most fabled studios in animation; including: DreamWorks, Disney, Amblimation, Aardman, Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. He has worked on both the production and artistic sides of the process, serving as Producer on such films as: American Tail II: Fievel Goes West, We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story, and Balto. His director credits include Bee Movie and The Prince of Egypt. In addition, he has contributed to such feature films as Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The Little Mermaid, The Great Mouse Detective, Madagascar, Shrek Forever After, Peabody and Sherman and Home. His television credits include such favorites as He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. Most recently, he has contributed to location-based entertainment projects in Singapore, Dubai, China, and London. For Christmas 2014, he was one of the creative leads on DreamPlace; which was placed in shopping malls across the U.S. He has been a guest speaker at many colleges and universities, film festivals and animation He is the author of Animating Your Career, and Animation Rules! The three subjects we will discuss in depth as follows 1) Breaking into the animation field, and what you can do to grow your career. 2) How the animation field has changed since I entered it thirty-five years ago, and how it is changing now. What are the influential animation films and TV shows now. 3) The future of the animation business. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
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